Top 21 Baltimore Snowstorms, 1891-2009

Posted on December 22, 2009

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Here is the previous list of top-20 snowfalls for Baltimore. Source: Frank Roylance’s Maryland Weather Blog. You can always see the latest feed from Mr. Roylance’s blog at the top of the sidebar on the right.

This past weekend’s snowstorm, Dec. 18-19, 2009, now becomes the No. 7 storm on the list, with 21.1 inches of snow measured at BWI Airport.  It is also the all-time record for the month of December in Baltimore. Here’s hoping that the new December record will stand for many years to come.

1 28.2 inches … Feb. 15-18, 2003 11 14.1 inches … Dec. 11-12, 1960
2 26.5 inches  … Jan. 27-29, 1922 12 13.1  inches … Feb. 11-12, 2006
3 22.8 inches … Feb. 11, 1983 13 13.0  inches … Mar. 5-7, 1962
4 22.5 inches … Jan. 7-8, 1996 14 12.3 inches … Jan. 22, 1987
5 22.0 inches … Mar. 29-30, 1942 15 12.1 inches … Jan. 30-31, 1966
6 21.4 inches … Feb. 11-14, 1899 16 12.0 inches … Feb. 16-18, 1900
7 20.0 inches … Feb. 18-19, 1979 17 11.9 inches … Mar. 13-14, 1993
8 16.0 inches … Mar. 15-18, 1892 18 11.7 inches … Feb. 5-8, 1899
9 15.5 inches … Feb. 15, 1958 19 11.5 inches … Dec. 17-18, 1932
10 14.9 inches … Jan. 25, 2000 20 11.5 inches … Mar. 21-22, 1964
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