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Here are all of the official 10"+ snowstorms in Chicago's recorded history per LOT's website. Added are the maximum and minimum temperatures, precipitation totals, snowfall totals, and snow depth for the dates of each storm...with averages/totals/max depth also calculated. Period of record: 1884 to present. All data taken from these sites: http://www.crh.noaa.gov/lot/?n=chi_ten_inch_snow http://mrcc.isws.illinois.edu http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/IPS/ http://xmacis.rcc-acis.org/# Notes: - snowfall/snow depth data missing for the March 23-24, 1897, February 28, 1900, and December 13 portion of the Dec 12-13, 1903 storms...as per the sites I used. -LOT has the total for Jan 12-14, 1979 storm as 20.3", yet all of the other sites have 20.7" total for the 3 days combined. -keep in mind observational practices/techniques have changed throughout the years. Official site observation locations (snowfall data since Fall of 1884):