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Snowfall Monthly Top 10 Lists for Evansville, IN

 

October

Rank Total Snowfall Year
1 4.6 1993
2 0.9 1989

*Only 2 October's on record with measurable snowfall

November

Rank Total Snowfall Year
1 6.9 1958
2 3.9 1977
3 3.4 1971
4 2.8 1966
5 2.6 1950
6 2.4 2014
7 2.1 1951
8 2.0 1969
9 1.7 1975
10 1.3 1952

 

December

Rank Total Snowfall Year
1 22.3 2004
2 11.5 2000
3 10.7 2012
4 10.4 1973
5 8.2 1963
6 7.8 2002
7 7.7 1969
8 (tie) 7.2 2013
8 (tie) 7.2 1990
10 6.7 1984

 

January

Rank Total Snowfall Year
1 21.3 1977
2 20.8 1978
3 15.0 1979
4 13.5 1996
5 12.3 1951
6 10.9 2016
7 10.3 1985
8 10.0 1968
9 7.9 2010
10 7.8 1956

 

February

Rank Total Snowfall Year
1 18.4 1993
2 12.2 1998
3 11.4 2003
4 11.3 1948
5 10.2 1966
6 (tie) 9.7 1984
6 (tie) 9.7 1965
8 9.4 1985
9 9.3 1960
10 (tie) 8.5 1979
10 (tie) 8.5 1971

 

March

Rank Total Snowfall Year
1 20.2 1960
2 15.2 1970
3 13.3 1975
4 9.6 1996
5 8.5 2015
6 8.0 1994
7 7.2 1967
8 6.7 1968
9 5.8 1949
10 5.7 1978

 

April

Rank Total Snowfall Year
1 8.6 1971
2 3.0 1982
3 1.8 1953
4 1.3 1961
5 0.6 1983
6 (tie) 0.3 2018
6 (tie) 0.3 1973
8 (tie) 0.1 2001
8 (tie) 0.1 1962

*Only 9 April's on record with measurable snowfall

 

Period of Record: January 1, 1948 to April 30, 2018

Evansville, IN Seasonal Snowfall Totals (1948-2018)

Snow Season Snowfall (inches)
1948-1949 9.6
1949-1950 2.4
1950-1951 26.1
1951-1952 10.1
1952-1953 12.3
1953-1954 6.2
1954-1955 9.3
1955-1956 8.3
1956-1957 2.6
1957-1958 9.0
1958-1959 9.8
1959-1960 30.0
1960-1961 20.3
1961-1962 10.9
1962-1963 4.9
1963-1964 16.2
1964-1965 18.0
1965-1966 13.9
1966-1967 15.8
1967-1968 18.3
1968-1969 12.6
1969-1970 37.9
1970-1971 22.5
1971-1972 7.6
1972-1973 6.3
1973-1974 15.2
1974-1975 19.1
1975-1976 6.9
1976-1977 26.8
1977-1978 37.4
1978-1979 23.6
1979-1980 16.3
1980-1981 3.4
1981-1982 15.0
1982-1983 4.1
1983-1984 19.6
1984-1985 26.4
1985-1986 10.7
1986-1987 7.7
1987-1988 7.4
1988-1989 3.6
1989-1990 13.3
1990-1991 9.4
1991-1992 3.3
1992-1993 20.7
1993-1994 24.4
1994-1995 2.1
1995-1996 29.7
1996-1997 7.0
1997-1998 20.6
1998-1999 8.7
1999-2000 4.4
2000-2001 17.3
2001-2002 6.1
2002-2003 21.0
2003-2004 7.0
2004-2005 22.6
2005-2006 5.8
2006-2007 3.6
2007-2008 10.5
2008-2009 7.3
2009-2010 15.3
2010-2011 15.5
2011-2012 0.5
2012-2013 12.3
2013-2014 12.6
2014-2015 18.5
2015-2016 14.2
2016-2017 1.4
2017-2018 12.1
Average: 12.1


Average derived from using 1981-2010 data

*Snow season is defined as October - April

Historic Snowfalls - Evansville, IN
 

Here is a list of all of the calendar day snow events of 6 inches or greater in Evansville, IN since snow measurements began there back in 1948:

Single-Day Snowfalls of 6 inches or greater
  Sorted by Amount   Sorted by Date
Rank Date Amount   Date Amount
1 December 22, 2004 19.3   March 4, 2015 8.5
2 February 25, 1993 10.9   December 6, 2013 6.7
3 April 6, 1971 8.6   December 26, 2012 7.7
4 (tie) March 4, 2015 8.5   December 22, 2004 19.3
4 (tie) February 1, 1966 8.5   March 19, 1996 6.6
6 March 17, 1970 8.3   March 9, 1994 6.8
7 January 16, 1978 7.8   February 25, 1993 10.9
8 (tie) December 26, 2012 7.7   February 15, 1993 6.9
8 (tie) January 6, 1951 7.7   February 11, 1985 6.2
10 (tie) February 15, 1993 6.9   December 5, 1984 6.6
10 (tie) February 27, 1984 6.9   February 27, 1984 6.9
10 (tie) March 2, 1960 6.9   January 30, 1980 6.0
10 (tie) November 28, 1958 6.9   January 16, 1978 7.8
14 March 9, 1994 6.8   March 9, 1975 6.1
15 (tie) December 6, 2013 6.7   April 6, 1971 8.6
15 (tie) March 6, 1967 6.7   March 17, 1970 8.3
17 (tie) March 19, 1996 6.6   March 6, 1967 6.7
17 (tie) December 5, 1984 6.6   February 1, 1966 8.5
17 (tie) February 5, 1948 6.6   March 9, 1960 6.5
20 March 9, 1960 6.5   March 2, 1960 6.9
21 February 11, 1985 6.2   November 28, 1958 6.9
22 March 9, 1975 6.1   January 6, 1951 7.7
23 January 30, 1980 6.0   February 5, 1948 6.6

 

Since snow events often fall over multiple calendar days, here is a list of the top snowstorms for Evansville, which includes events falling over 2 or 3 days. This includes all snow events that accumulated 6 inches of snow or greater:

Snowfall Events of 6 inches or greater (This lists includes multi-day events)
  Sorted by Amount   Sorted by Date
Rank Date Amount   Date Amount
1 December 23, 2004 22.3   March 4, 2015 8.5
2 February 4-6, 1998 12.2   December 6, 2013 6.7
3 February 25, 1993 10.9   December 26, 2012 7.7
4 March 8-9, 1960 10.6   January 29-30, 2010 6.0
5 January 16-17, 1978 10.1   December 23, 2004 22.3
6 March 19-20, 1996 9.6   February 4-6, 1998 12.2
7 March 9-10, 1975 8.9   March 19-20, 1996 9.6
8 January 31 - February 1, 1966 8.7   March 8-9, 1994 8.0
9 April 6, 1971 8.6   February 25, 1993 10.9
10 March 4, 2015 8.5   February 15-16, 1993 7.4
11 March 17, 1970 8.3   February 11, 1985 6.2
12 January 6-7, 1951 8.2   December 5-6, 1984 6.7
13 March 8-9, 1994 8.0   February 27-28, 1984 7.9
14 February 27-28, 1984 7.9   January 30-31, 1980 6.1
15 December 26, 2012 7.7   January 16-17, 1978 10.1
16 February 15-16, 1993 7.4   January 9-10, 1977 6.1
17 March 2-3, 1960 7.1   March 9-10, 1975 8.9
18 December 22-23, 1963 7.0   April 6, 1971 8.6
19 November 28, 1958 6.9   March 17, 1970 8.3
20 (tie) December 5-6, 1984 6.7   March 6, 1967 6.7
20 (tie) December 6, 2013 6.7   January 31 - February 1, 1966 8.7
20 (tie) March 6, 1967 6.7   February 24-25, 1965 6.3
23 February 5, 1948 6.6   December 22-23, 1963 7.0
24 February 24-25, 1965 6.3   March 8-9, 1960 10.6
25 February 11, 1985 6.2   March 2-3, 1960 7.1
26 (tie) January 9-10, 1977 6.1   November 28, 1958 6.9
26 (tie) January 30-31, 1980 6.1   January 30 - February 1, 1951 6.0
28 (tie) January 29-30, 2010 6.0   January 6-7, 1951 8.2
28 (tie) January 30 - February 1, 1951 6.0   February 5, 1948 6.6

 

Period of record: January 1, 1948 to October 11, 2015