Greer Snowfall Totals & Snowstorm Averages

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This page pulls together information on when, how much and how often Greer, Arizona has snow.

There are data and descriptions of how many days it snows and the total amount of snowfall that Greer usually gets. There are also monthly and yearly counts of the days that Greer normally has heavy snowstorms. Plus there's information on when Greer can expect the first and last snowfalls of winter.

All the numbers are averages, based on weather data gathered from 1981 to 2010 at Greer, in the White Mountains of Arizona.

How Often it Snows in Greer

This first table lists monthly and yearly totals for amount of snow and how many days it snows at least 0.1 inches (0.25 centimetres).

Average total snowfall and days with fresh snow in Greer
Days   Inches Centimetres
  5.5 January 21.5   54.6
  4.8 February 21.4   54.4
  4.1 March 15.0   38.1
  2.0 April   5.1   13.0
  0.3 May   0.7     1.8
  0.1 June   0.1     0.3
  0.7 October   1.4     3.6
  2.9 November   8.8   22.4
  4.6 December 19.7   50.0
25.0 Year 93.7 238.0

These averages don't show how much the snowfall in Greer varies from year to year.

In December, for instance, one in four years totals over 30.3 inches of snow. Another 25 percent of years receive less than 5.6 inches for the month.

Similarly in January, fresh snowfall in the heaviest years amounts to over 33.7 inches, while the lightest years get seven inches or less.

New snow for February ranges from 35 inches or more in heavy snowfall years to seven inches at most in light years.

When Greer Has Its First & Last Snowfalls

The first snowfall of winter for Greer arrives as early as October in some years, while in others it's as late as December. In most years, November does get snow.

The season's last snowfall typically happens in April. But the snow can fly as late as May or even June.

Greer is normally free of snow every year from July to September.

How Many Snowstorms Greer Gets

Most days of snowfall in Greer leave at least an inch of fresh snow on the ground. For 11 days a year on average, the amount of new snow totals three inches or more.

Snowstorms of over five inches a day normally occur five or six times annually. One or two of those days involves a major blizzard that dumps ten inches or more. Storms that severe can arrive in Greer anytime from November to April.

Number of days per month and year on average in Greer with a total snowfall of at least 1, 3, 5 or 10 inches
1 inch
2.5 cm
3 inches
7.6 cm
  5 inches
12.7 cm
10 inches
25.4 cm
  4.6   2.2 January 1.1 0.3
  4.3   2.3 February 1.3 0.4
  3.6   2.2 March 1.1 0.3
  1.8   0.6 April 0.3 0.1
  0.3   0.1 May 0.0 0.0
  0.1   0.0 June 0.0 0.0
  0.5   0.2 October 0.1 0.0
  2.4   1.3 November 0.6 0.1
  3.8   2.0 December 1.1 0.2
21.4 10.9 Year 5.6 1.4
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

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