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Powerful Fall Storm Impacting The Northeast; Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen Forms

A powerful storm will continue to deliver strong winds, locally heavy rain, and numerous coastal hazards from the Mid-Atlantic to New England today. These winds may down trees, power lines, and cause power outages. Also, Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen has formed in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico. Tropical Storm Watches and Warnings are in effect from southeast Louisiana to northwest Florida. Read More >

Chicago Snowfall Rankings
Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr Seasonal

 

 

CHICAGO
MONTHLY SNOWFALL AMOUNTS
FEBRUARY

 Normal 9.1 inches

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

 

T 1987   5.5 1902   11.2 1963
T 1998   5.5 1913   11.6 2000
T 2017   5.5 1953   11.8 1893
0.3 1921   5.5 2016   12.5 1944
0.3 1996   5.6 1932   12.7 1933
0.4 1931   5.6 1948   12.7 1936
0.4 1995   5.6 2012   12.7 1997
0.5 1915   5.9 1906   12.9 1894
0.9 1922   5.9 1949   12.9 1940
1.0 1958   6.0 1886   13.1 1965
1.1 1891   6.0 1966   13.2 1956
1.3 1927   6.4 1964   13.3 1962
1.3 1992   6.5 1955   13.3 1985
1.5 1930   6.5 2004   13.4 1904
1.5 2003   6.7 1919   13.6 1990
1.7 1920   6.7 1935   13.7 1898
1.8 2002   6.8 1951   14.0 1895
1.9 1984   7.1 1961   14.1 1905
1.9 1999   7.5 1914   14.6 1897
2.0 1952   7.7 1924   14.7 1972
2.2 1888   7.8 1946   14.7 1980
2.2 2001   7.9 1889   15.1 1989
2.5 2006   8.0 1916   15.5 1988
2.7 2005   8.0 1923   15.9 1981
2.8 1892   8.0 1993   16.1 2013
2.8 1910   8.2 1954   16.4 1960
2.9 1943   8.3 1890   16.6 1950
2.9 1957   8.4 1918   18.1 1974
3.0 1976   8.4 1977   19.0 1885
3.1 1937   8.5 1928   19.5 1903
3.2 1969   8.6 1929   19.5 2014
3.3 1991   8.8 1979   19.7 1978
3.5 1899   8.9 1973   19.8 1908
4.0 1959   8.9 1983   20.3 2007
4.2 1887   9.0 1926   20.3 2018
4.3 1945   9.0 1970   21.1 1901
4.5 1917   9.1 1975   21.8 2008
4.5 2009   9.2 1942   22.5 1967
4.7 1925   9.3 1934   22.5 2010
4.8 1982   9.8 1912   22.6 1900
4.9 1968   10.0 1907   26.2 1994
5.0 1947   10.1 1909   26.8 2015
5.0 1971   10.4 1911   27.8 1896
5.1 1939   10.9 1986   29.0 2011
5.4 1938   11.2 1941