Official Snowfall Records for Omaha, Nebraska

Businesses in Omaha, Nebraska 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.

September

VALENTINE MILLER FLD
9/27/1945
SCOTTSBLUFF HEILIG AP
9/12/1974
GRAND ISLAND AP
9/29/1985
N PLATTE RGNL AP
9/24/2000
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October

OMAHA EPPLEY AIRFIELD
10/9/1970
NORFOLK KARL STEFAN AP
10/19/1982
LINCOLN WWTP
10/23/2002
1945197019741982198520002002

1, 2 & 3 Day Snow Accumulation Records

Greatest Amount of Snow in One Day:

18.3in. β€” The one-day record snowfall for Omaha, Nebraska was recorded on February 11th, 1965 as seen in the chart below.
Greatest Amount of Snow in One Day

Greatest Amount of Snow in Two Days:

18.5in. β€” The two-day cumulative snow record covered the period from February 12th, 1965 toFebruary 13th, 1965. aria-label=”Most snow in two days” role=”img”>
Greatest Amount of Snow in Two Days

Greatest Amount of Snow in Three Days:

19in. β€” The two-day cumulative snow record covered the period from February 11th, 1965 toFebruary 13th, 1965.aria-label=”Most snow in three days” role=”img”>
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 Omaha, Nebraska. Snowfall records are reviewed and updated yearly.

Greatest Snowfall in One Season:

64.5 inches – The greatest cumulative snow fall for Omaha, Nebraska. This occurred during the year that ended December 31st, 1948. 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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