These Are The Deepest 'Single Day' Snow Storms Ever Recorded [State By State]

These Are The Deepest 'Single Day' Snow Storms Ever Recorded [State By State]

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These Are The Deepest 'Single Day' Snow Storms Ever Recorded [State By State]

When it comes to single day snowfalls, it’s hard to keep track when the totals surpass 6 FEET.

Related: 42 Ski Resorts That Get The Most Snow In The World

Thanks to NOAA, we now have an easy to access list of biggest single day snowfall records state by state. For your viewing pleasure, we’ve only included the states where skiing is actually a thing.

I know what you’re thinking– they have a ski area in Alabama right? Well, you’re just gonna have to look that one up on your own won’t you?… [See bottom of this post]

Thompson Pass | Valdez, AK | Photo: Kolmkolm

Alaska:

Thompson Pass | Valdez, AK — 62″ [12-29-1955]

Arizona:

Sunrise Mountain | Apache County, AZ — 40″ [11-30-1975]

California:

Camptonville | Yuba County, CA — 75″ [1-14-1952]

Heavenly after a massive dump | Photo: Heavenly Resort

Colorado:

Silver Lake | Boulder County, CO — 70″ [4-15-1921]

Connecticut:

Ansonia | New Haven County, CT — 36″ [2-9-2013]

Idaho:

De Smet | Benewah County, ID — 60″ [1-22-1982]

Skinning through a blizzard… somewhere in Idaho | Photo: Jason W.

Maine:

Eustis | Franklin County, ME —  41.8″ [12-22-2008]

Massachusetts:

Worcester | Worcester County, MA — 31.9″ [1-27-2015]

Michigan:

Rockland | Ontanogan Country, MI — 32.7″ [3-13-2006]

Hiking through the deep stuff at Michigan’s Mt Bohemia | Photo: Mount Bohemia Facebook

Minnesota:

Wolf Ridge | Lake County, MN — 36″ [1-7-1994]

Montana:

Red Mountain | Lewis & Clark County, MT — 51.8″ [3-9-2006]

Nevada: 

Glenbrook (*Lake Tahoe) | Douglas County, NV — 45″ [4-4-1958]

Snowy Nevada mountains | Photo: Prayitno

New Hampshire:

Mt Washington | Coos County, NH — 49.3″ [2-25-1969]

New Jersey:

Bernards | Somerset County, NJ — 30″ [1-23-2016]

New Mexico:

North Baldy | Sorroco County, NM — 41″ [2-3-1964]

Taken from the summit of South Baldy near where New Mexico’s record was set | Photo: dikaiopolis

New York:

Camden | Oneida County, NY — 50″ [2-1-1966]

North Carolina:

Mt Mitchell | Yancey County, NC — 36″ [3-13-1993]

Oregon:

Riverside | Malheur County, OR — 60″ [4-8-2009]

Siskiyou Pass in Oregon | Photo: Oregon Department of Transportation

Pennsylvania:

Lakeville | Wayne County, PA — 41″ [2-16-1958]

Rhode Island:

Woonsocket | Providence County, RI — 30″ [2-7-1978]

Utah:

Alta Ski Area | Salt Lake County, UT — 38″ [12-2-1982]

Vermont:

Jay Peak | Orleans County, VT — 42″ [2-5-1995]

The ‘Jay Cloud’ delivers | Photo: Jay Peak Facebook

Virginia:

Shenandoah National Park | Page County, VA — 33.5″ [3-3-1994]

Washington:

Rainier Paradise | Pierce County, WA — 70″ [11-26-1955]

West Virginia:

Coopers Rock | Preston County, WV — 37″ [2-21-2003]

Snow clearing efforts in Mount Rainier National Park | Photo: Mount Rainier National Park

Wisconsin:

Little Switzerland | Iron County, WI — 26″ [3-13-2006]

Wyoming: 

Meadowlark Ski Area | Johnson County, WY — 49″ [3-21-1924]

Find the complete snowfall records here: NOAA 1-Day Snowfall Extremes

 

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