Official Snowfall Records for Los Angeles, California

Businesses in Los Angeles, California rely on accurate snowfall record-keeping to plan for the most extreme conditions during the winter. Snow plow removal companies, Municipalities, Universities and others that fight snow can plan for the worst with this data…

First Two Inches

The first recorded date on which the city received its first 2 inches of snowfall.

February

SACRAMENTO EXECUTIVE AP
2/5/1976
197619882004

December

REDDING MUNI AP
12/24/1988
197619882004

September

TRUCKEE AP
9/21/2004
197619882004

1, 2 & 3 Day Snow Accumulation Records

Greatest Amount of Snow in One Day:

2in. β€” The one-day record snowfall for Los Angeles, California was recorded on January 15th, 1932 as seen in the chart below.
Greatest Amount of Snow in One Day

Greatest Amount of Snow in Two Days:

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Greatest Amount of Snow in Two Days

Greatest Amount of Snow in Three Days:

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Greatest Amount of Snow in Three Days

These snow records are reviewed yearly and updated as new data is recorded.

SPN enlisted the help of the leading winter-expert Meteorologists to collect snow records throughout the United States. SPN has assimilated snow record data from over 220 U.S. Cities including Los Angeles, California. Snowfall records are reviewed and updated yearly.

Greatest Snowfall in One Season:

2 inches – The greatest cumulative snow fall for Los Angeles, California. This occurred during the year that ended December 31st, 1932. This was surely a banner year for snowplow contractors!
Greatest Snowfall in One Season
United States snow records can be found by reviewing the snowfall records of over 200 cities.

Last Year’s Storms – 12 Months in 1 Minute

Source: Snow Plow News – Winter Weather News / Snow Research

 

Our memory of the past winter can sometimes be judged by a strong beginning to the winter, a long & cold winter season or a massive snowstorm that tested all snow removal equipment at the end of the season.

For snow and ice contractors, the winter is typically judged by how much money made it into the bank. For municipal workers, overtime.

This chart shows the nature of all the winter storms over the past season – in just 1 minute. Enjoy the show!

For additional snow and winter records research you can check out the SPN snow records page.

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