The most snowfall ever recorded on one day in the US was 63 inches (160 cm) on 4 December 1913 in Georgetown, Colorado. The US city with the most two-day snowfall on record is Thompson Pass, Alaska, which also holds the records for the greatest snowfall over three-, four-, five-, six- and seven-day periods, as well as the largest annual snowfall measured from August through the next July.
More about severe weather:
- The largest snowflake ever recorded was found in Fort Keogh, Montana, and was 15 inches (38 cm) in diameter.
- On 23 January 1971, Prospect Creek, Alaska, experienced the lowest recorded temperature in the US. The thermometer reading dipped to minus−80° Fahrenheit (minus−62° Celsius).
- Alvin, Texas, holds the US record for most rainfall in a 24-hour period. In 1979, the town got 43 inches (109.2 cm) of rain in 24 hours.