Businesses in Memphis, Tennessee 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.
1, 2 & 3 Day Snow Accumulation Records
Greatest Amount of Snow in One Day:
14.3in. — The one-day record snowfall for Memphis, Tennessee was recorded on December 22nd, 1963 as seen in the chart below.
Greatest Amount of Snow in Two Days:
16.1in. — The two-day cumulative snow record covered the period from March 22nd, 1968 toMarch 23rd, 1968.
Greatest Amount of Snow in Three Days:
17.3in. — The two-day cumulative snow record covered the period from March 23rd, 1968 toMarch 25th, 1968.
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 Memphis, Tennessee. Snowfall records are reviewed and updated yearly.
Greatest Snowfall in One Season:
23.8 inches – The greatest cumulative snow fall for Memphis, Tennessee. This occurred during the year that ended December 31st, 1968. This was surely a banner year for snowplow contractors!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.← BACK TO SNOWFALL RECORDS
Other cities in TN that can be researched include:
- Official Snowfall Records for Knoxville, Tennessee
- Official Snowfall Records for Nashville, Tennessee
- Official Snowfall Records for Crossville, Tennessee
- Official Snowfall Records for Oak Ridge, Tennessee
- Official Snowfall Records for Memphis, Tennessee
- Official Snowfall Records for Chattanooga, Tennessee