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Greatest One Day, Two Day and Three Day Snowfall Records

Greatest One Day, Two Day, and Three Day Snowfalls in Lincoln, NE

Lincoln, NE
Extremes, Highest Total Snowfall inches,
Length of period: 1 day
Years: 1948 through February 15, 2013


Rank  Value  Ending Date
  1    19.0    2/11/1965
  2    13.2   10/26/1997
  3    11.4    1/ 3/1971
  4    11.1    2/ 4/2012
  5    10.0    3/ 8/1998
  6     9.7   12/18/1973
  7     9.5   12/25/2009
  8     8.7   12/18/1968
  9     8.4    3/24/1957

 10     8.3    3/19/1977
 11     8.2    2/14/1969
 12     8.0    1/10/1975
 13     7.7   11/13/1972,  2/22/1971
 15     7.6    1/31/2002,  3/26/1983, 12/27/1969, 12/11/1961
 19     7.5   12/31/2006, 12/16/1981
 21     7.3    3/24/2002



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Lincoln, NE
Extremes, Highest Total Snowfall inches,
Length of period: 2 consecutive days with measureable snowfall
Years: 1948- to present

Rank  Value  Ending Date
  1    13.2    1/ 3/1971
  2    13.0    3/ 8/1998
  3    12.6    3/26/1983
  4    11.7    2/22/1971
  5    11.6    1/ 4/1971
  6    11.2   12/25/2009
  7    11.1    2/ 4/2012, 12/26/2009,  3/25/1957
 10    11.0   11/18/1957
 11    10.4   12/19/1973
 12    10.2    2/14/1969
 13    10.1    1/26/2004,  4/11/1997
 15    10.0    2/ 9/2001,  3/ 9/1998
 17     9.7   12/18/1973


Ending Date is the last day of the 2-day period.

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Lincoln, NE
Extremes, Highest Total Snowfall inches,
Length of period: 3 consecutive days with measureable snowfall
Years: 1948- to present

Rank  Value  Ending Date
  1    13.8    3/ 2/1948
  2    13.4    1/ 4/1971
  3    12.6   11/18/1957
  4    11.6    1/ 4/1971

  5     8.7    3/ 6/1948
 
Ending Date is the last day of the 3-day period.


All of the above data are from the official NWS data archives for Lincoln, NE

Additional data for Lincoln, NE can be found at the HPRCC web site.