Evansville Snowfall History (1948-Present)


Historical Snowfalls at Evansville

  • Normal season: 14.2 inches

  • Maximum monthly: 21.3 inches in Jan., 1977

  • Max in 24 hours: 19.3 inches on Dec. 22, 2004
     

  • Single-day snowfalls of 8 inches or greater: Five have been recorded at Evansville on a single calendar day:

December 22, 2004... 19.3 inches

February 25, 1993... 11.0 inches

April 6, 1971... 8.6 inches

March 17, 1970... 8.3 inches

February 1, 1966... 8.6 inches

  • Snowfalls of 6 inches or greater: The following list is preliminary and not all-inclusive. It is a list of the snowfalls that appear to be most significant in the records.

1998: Feb. 4-6... 12.2 inches

1996: Feb. 2-7... 9.8 inches

1994: Mar. 8-9... 8.0 inches

1993: Feb. 16... 7.0 inches

1984: Dec. 6... 6.6 inches

1984: Feb. 27-28... 7.9 inches

1980: Jan. 30... 6.0 inches

1978: Jan. 16-17... 10.1 inches

1975: Mar. 9-10... 8.9 inches

1971: Apr. 6... 8.6 inches

1970: Mar. 17... 8.3 inches

1967: Mar. 6... 6.7 inches

1966: Feb. 1... 8.6 inches

1963: Dec. 22-23... 7.0 inches

1960: Mar. 2... 7 inches

1960: Mar. 8-9... 10.7 inches

1958: Nov. 28... 7 inches

  • There appears to be a "snow drought" during the late 1940's and 1950's. Multiple years in the 1950's were drought years, with little rain or snowfall.

 


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