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Largest One-Day and Largest Two-Day Snowfalls through October 2017

Lincoln, NE, 1948-2017:
Largest One-Day Snowfall Totals (inches)

Rank
Snowfall
Date
1
19.0
February 11, 1965
2
13.2
October 26, 1997
3
11.4
January 3, 1971
4
11.1
February 4, 2012
5
10.0
March 8, 1998
6
9.7
December 18, 1973
7
9.5
December 25, 2009
8
8.7
December 18, 1968
9
8.4
March 24, 1957
10
8.3
March 19, 1977
11
8.2
February 14, 1969
12
8.0
January 10, 1975
13
7.7
November 13, 1972
13
7.7
February 22 1971
15
7.6
January 31, 2002
15
7.6
March 26, 1983
15
7.6
December 27, 1969
15
7.6
December 11, 1961
19
7.5
December 31, 2006
19
7.5
December 16, 1981
21
7.3
March 24, 2002

 

Lincoln, NE, 1948-2017:
Largest Two-Day Snowfall Totals (inches)

Rank
Snowfall
Date Ending
1
19.0
February 11, 1965
2
13.2
October 26, 1997
2
13.2
January 3, 1971
4
13.0
March 8, 1998
5
12.6
March 26, 1983
6
11.7
February 22, 1971
7
11.6
January 4, 1971
8
11.2
December 25, 2009
9
11.1
February 4, 2012
9
11.1
December 26, 2009
9
11.1
March 25, 1957
12
11.0
November 18, 1957
13
10.4
December 19, 1973
14
10.2
February 14, 1969
15
10.1
January 26, 2004
15
10.1
April 11, 1997
17
10.0
February 9, 2001
17
9.7
December 18, 1973
19
9.4
January 31, 2002
20
9.2
December 11, 1961
21
9.1
March 20, 2006


Note: At this time, although we have monthly data going back to 1900,
reliable daily snowfall data for Lincoln do not exist for the time period prior to 1948

All data in this table are from the National Weather Service and HPRCC data archives.