Snow totals: How much snow fell across the region and who got the most?

The good news? The forecasts were right on target, and the D.C. region was hit with a big winter storm. The bad news (if you don’t like snow or were stuck in treacherous road conditions)? The meteorologists were right on target.

The D.C. region got a proper winter wallop. So how much snow fell across the region? By one measure, the region saw record-setting amounts of snow. All three major airports In the area set new daily records — meaning the most snow recorded on this specific date.



As of 7 p.m. on Monday, record snow measurements noted that the record high for Jan. 3 at DCA Washington-Reagan National Airport was 6.9 inches.

Here’s a look at snow totals from Monday from unofficial observations by trained spotters, National Weather Service employees and media reports compiled by the weather service, along with the time the measurement was taken.

D.C.

  • 8.5 inches (1 p.m.)

Maryland

Anne Arundel County

  • Churchton — 12.5 inches (2 p.m.)
  • Birdsville — 11 inches (2:33 p.m.)
  • Odenton — 10.8 inches (1:30 p.m.)
  • BWI Marshall International Airport — 6.8 inches (1 p.m.)

Baltimore

  • Edgemere — 7.9 inches (12:51 p.m.)
  • Catonsville (Baltimore City) — 5 inches (1:38 p.m.)
  • White Marsh — 4.5 inches (12 p.m.)
  • Perry Hall — 3 inches ( 1:30 p.m.)

Calvert County

  • Huntingtown — 15.5 inches (2:15 p.m.)
  • Dunkirk — 13 inches (1:40 p.m.)
  • Prince Frederick — 9.3 inches (3 p.m.)

Charles County

  • Waldorf — 13.5 inches (1:15 p.m.)
  • St. Charles — 10.5 inches (11 a.m.)
  • La Plata — 10.2 inches (11:33 a.m.)
  • Dentsville — 10 inches ( 1:25 p.m.)

Howard County

  • Savage — 6.9 inches (1:15 p.m.)
  • Columbia — 6.5 inches (12 p.m.)
  • Elkridge — 6.3 inches (12:45 p.m.)
  • Columbia — 4.5 inches (12:30 p.m.)
  • Ellicott City — 3 inches (12:50 p.m.)

Montgomery County

  • Somerset — 8.5 inches (12 p.m.)
  • Langley Park — 7.6 inches (12:25 p.m.)
  • Glenmont — 6.5 inches (1:30 p.m.)
  • Wheaton — 6 inches (1 p.m.)
  • Potomac — 4.2 inches (1 p.m.)
  • Gaithersburg — 3.5 inches (12:22 p.m.)

Prince George’s County

  • Marlton — 11.5 inches (1 p.m.)
  • Capitol Heights — 11.5 inches (1 p.m.)
  • Cheverly — 9.5 inches (1:35 p.m.)

St. Mary’s County

  • Callaway — 8.7 inches (2:51 p.m.)
  • Park Hall — 6 inches (1 p.m.)
  • Town Creek — 3.4 inches (1:25 p.m.)

Virginia

Arlington County

  • Bailey’s Crossroads — 9.2 inches (1:10 p.m.)
  • Reagan National Airport — 6.7 inches (1 p.m.)

Alexandria City

  • Lincolnia — 10 inches (12:45 p.m.)

Fredericksburg City

  • Fredericksburg — 14.1 inches (1:45 p.m.)

Fairfax County

  • Franconia — 11.8 inches (2 p.m.)
  • Annandale — 10.5 inches (12 p.m.)
  • Centreville — 7.2 inches (12:40 p.m.)
  • Herndon — 5.9 inches (1 p.m.)

Fauquier County

  • Greenwich — 8 inches (12 p.m.)
  • Opal — 7.5 inches (3:27 p.m.)

Loudoun County

  • Ashburn — 4 inches (12 p.m.)
  • Dulles International Airport — 3.9 inches (1 p.m.)

Prince William County

  • Dale City — 12 inches (1:05 p.m.)
  • Dumfries — 12 inches (1:19 p.m.)
  • Manassas — 10.5 inches (1 p.m.)
  • Gainesville — 6.8 inches (2:45 p.m.)

Stafford County

  • Glendie — 14.6 inches (1:40 p.m.)
  • Holly Corner — 14.5 inches (1:15 p.m.)
  • Brookfield — 12 inches (3:12 p.m.)

Storm Team4 Meteorologist Matt Ritter and WTOP’s Ivy Lyons contributed to this report. 

Jack Moore

Jack Moore joined WTOP.com as a digital writer/editor in July 2016. Previous to his current role, he covered federal government management and technology as the news editor at Nextgov.com, part of Government Executive Media Group.

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