National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce
Chicago Snowfall Rankings
Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr Seasonal

 

 

CHICAGO
MONTHLY SNOWFALL AMOUNTS
DECEMBER

 Normal 8.2 inches

***Smallest to Largest Official Chicago Snowfall Data from 1885 - 2018***

 

T 1889   4.4 1920   9.2 1910
T 1912   4.5 2015   9.2 1915
T 2014   4.9 1981   9.7 1980
0.1 1943   5.0 1952   9.8 1886
0.3 1906   5.0 1988   9.9 1887
0.3 1971   5.2 1985   9.9 1995
0.4 1986   5.3 1902   10.0 1927
0.5 1939   5.3 1949   10.1 1894
0.6 2004   5.3 2017   10.3 1972
0.8 1936   5.4 1953   10.4 1959
0.9 2012   5.4 1989   10.4 2005
1.0 1998   5.5 1891   11.1 1945
1.2 1993   5.5 1926   11.7 1975
1.3 1896   5.6 1931   11.9 1968
1.4 2018   5.7 1992   12.1 1893
1.5 2003   5.8 1965   12.8 1907
1.6 1923   5.8 2006   13.2 1958
1.6 2001   6.0 1957   13.3 1964
1.7 1941   6.1 1947   14.0 1960
1.7 2011   6.1 1996   14.2 2013
2.1 1892   6.2 1897   14.4 1976
2.1 1955   6.2 1925   14.6 1885
2.1 1982   6.6 1984   15.8 1944
2.4 1922   6.7 1904   16.2 2010
2.7 1898   6.7 1966   16.3 1974
2.7 1908   6.8 1948   16.5 1983
2.7 1913   7.0 1994   16.6 1961
2.7 1967   7.1 1890   17.6 2007
2.8 1905   7.1 1916   17.7 2016
3.2 1888   7.1 1933   18.6 1903
3.2 1930   7.1 1997   18.7 1987
3.2 1990   7.3 1932   19.1 1909
3.3 1924   7.6 1991   19.2 1977
3.4 1895   7.8 1911   20.2 1929
3.4 1937   7.9 1963   20.2 1969
3.5 1899   8.0 2002   20.8 2009
3.5 1938   8.2 1919   21.9 2008
3.5 1999   8.2 1935   26.0 1973
3.6 1900   8.2 1954   27.1 1950
3.6 1928   8.3 1946   27.4 1934
3.6 1979   8.4 1914   30.9 2000
4.1 1940   8.5 1956   31.4 1978
4.2 1901   8.8 1884   33.3 1951
4.2 1921   8.8 1918      
4.2 1970   9.0 1917      
4.3 1962   9.1 1942