Here Are The Most Intense Snowstorms To Ever Hit New York City

A look back at some of the most intense and breathtaking snowstorms in New York City history.

Jan. 22–24, 2016 β€” 27.5 inches of snow

Feb. 11–12, 2006 β€” 26.9 inches of snow

Dec. 26–27, 1947 β€” 25.8 inches of snow

March 12–14, 1888 β€” 21 inches of snow

Feb. 25–26, 2010 β€” 20.9 inches of snow

Jan. 7–8, 1996 β€” 20.2 inches of snow

Dec. 26–27, 2010 β€” 20 inches of snow

Feb. 16–17, 2003 β€” 19.8 inches of snow

Jan. 26–27, 2011 β€” 19 inches of snow

Jan. 22–24, 1935 β€” 18.1 inches of snow

March 7–8, 1941 β€” 18.1 inches of snow

Feb. 5–7, 1978 β€” 17.7 inches of snow

Feb. 11–12, 1983 β€” 17.6 inches of snow

Feb. 4–7, 1920 β€” 17.5 inches of snow

Feb. 3–4, 1961 β€” 17.4 inches of snow

Dec. 19–20, 1948 β€” 16 inches of snow

Feb. 12–13, 1899 β€” 16 inches of snow

All figures from the National Weather Service based on snow falling in Central Park (1869–present).

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