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SPRINGFIELD MISCELLANEOUS SNOW RECORDS

 

 

SNOWIEST MONTHS ON RECORD

Rank

Amount

Month

1

24.4 inches

February 1900

2

23.4 inches

March 1906

3

22.7 inches

December 1973

4

21.6 inches

December 1981

5

21.1 inches

January 1977

6 (tie)

20.3 inches

January 1987

6 (tie) 20.3 inches March 1960

8

19.6 inches

March 2013

9

19.3 inches

January 1997

10

19.2 inches

January 1918

 

 

GREATEST SNOW DEPTHS

Rank Amount Dates
1 16 inches March 25, 2013
March 8, 1978
Jan. 14-18, 1918
2 15 inches Dec. 19-20, 1973
March 7-9, 1973
Jan. 20-21, 1918
Jan. 11-13, 1918
3 13 inches March 10, 1978
March 16, 1960
Jan. 22-23, 1918
Jan. 27-30, 1918
Jan. 31, 1914
March 20, 1906
4 12 inches Jan. 3, 1999
Feb. 25, 1965

 

MOST SNOW IN 24 HOURS
Rank Amount Date
1 17.4 inches March 24-25, 2013
2 15.0 inches Feb. 28, 1900
2 13.3 inches Jan. 1-2, 1999
3 12.6 inches Jan. 30-31, 1914
4 11.3 inches Jan. 31-Feb. 1, 2008
5 11.2 inches Feb. 12-13, 2007
6 10.9 inches Dec. 19, 1973
7 10.7 inches Feb. 12, 1894
8 10.5 inches Dec. 24, 1915
9 10.3 inches Feb. 23-24, 1965
10 9.4 inches March 19-20, 1906

 

DAYS WITH AT LEAST 1" SNOW
Rank Most
# of Days
Year
1 19 1960
2 14 1914
3 13 1977
4 (tie) 11 1961, 1964,
1965, 1975, 1980

 


Records began in 1881.