KANSAS CITY, Mo. - With 6 to 17 inches of snow forecasted for Kansas City, we could see a new Top 10 for single-day snow events.
Last week's storm, wasn’t the biggest snow event we’ve ever seen, it did place itself near the top of some historical lists.
The National Weather Service reported 9.2 inches of snow last Thursday at Kansas City International Airport, which is the official measuring point for Kansas City and has been for nearly 40 years.
That number seems a bit low, when you stack it up to some reported snow totals from bloggers in the area, who reported well over a foot in some spots.
Even sticking with the KCI total, it still qualifies Thursday’s snow as the largest single-day amount KCI has seen since 1993, when we saw 10.5 inches on Feb. 25, according to the National Weather Service.
The big day of snow doesn’t quite make the Top 10 for one-day totals in Kansas City, though.
Here’s a look at the Top 10 single-day snow totals at Kansas City’s official reporting site:
1. March 23, 1912 – 20.5 inches
2. January 8, 1930 – 12.8 inches
3t. February 27, 1900 – 11.8 inches
3t. January 18, 1962 – 11.8 inches
5t. February 25 1993 – 10.5 inches
5t. January 21, 1958 – 10.5 inches
7. March 4, 1915 – 10.4 inches
8. January 5, 1962 – 10.1 inches
9. December 14, 1987 – 9.7 inches
10t. December 24, 1918 – 9.5 inches
10t. February 25, 1912 – 9.5 inches
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