Your question: When was the last big snowstorm in Chicago?

How much snow did Chicago get in the Blizzard of 2011?

Over the three day period, snowfall totaled 21.2 inches officially at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport, making it the third largest snowstorm on record for the city of Chicago.

January 31-February 2, 2011 Historic Blizzard.

Chicago O’Hare, IL
Date Time Snowfall Amount (inches)
12PM-6PM 2.8
6PM-12AM 10.6
2/2 12AM-6AM 3.7

When was the last big snow storm in Chicago?

That occurred on November 25-26, 2018 when the city was blasted by an 8.4 inch snow.

What is the most snow Chicago has ever gotten?

Here are the Top 10 Chicago snowfalls of all time, according to the National Weather Service:

  • 82.0 inches: 2013-2014.
  • 77.0 inches: 1969-1970.
  • 68.4 inches: 1966-1967.
  • 66.4 inches: 1951-1952.
  • 64.1 inches: 1917-1918.
  • 60.3 inches: 2007-2008.
  • 59.5 inches: 1964-1965.
  • 59.5 inches: 1903-1904.

How much snow did Chicago get in the blizzard of 78?

The 1978-79 New Year’s Eve snowstorm was just one of many that winter that combined to produce Chicago’s all-time snowiest winter, delivering 89.7 inches of snow.

How much does it snow in Chicago?

Seasonal snowfall in the city has ranged from 9.8 inches (24.9 cm) (in 1920–21) up to 89.7 in (228 cm) (in 1978–79), and the average annual snowfall in Chicago is 36 inches (91 cm). Most winters produce many snow falls during the season in light accumulations of around 2 in (5.1 cm).

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