NC Snowfall Extremes

Snowfall maximums by county

What's the biggest snowstorm you remember? The gridlock of 2000? Fluffy flakes and days off from school and work? Is six inches a lot? How about two feet in one day?

Take a look at the 3-, 2- and 1-day snowfall maximums for each county in North Carolina as of Dec. 19, 2016. Values are in inches.


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Wake 3-day snowfall: 20.3 inches
  on Tue Jan 25 2000

2-day snowfall: 20.3 inches on Tue Jan 25 2000
1-day snowfall: 17.9 inches on Tue Jan 25 2000

Graphic by: Valerie Aguirre/WRAL
Source: National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI)