Average Annual Snowfall in Arizona

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The tables below give yearly averages for total snowfall at cities, towns and parks in Arizona. The numbers are for the total amount of snow and for how many days it snows at least 0.1 inches (0.25 centimetres).

The snowfall totals are annual averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Southern Arizona, Western Arizona, Phoenix Area, Central Arizona, and Northern Arizona.

Place name links take you to more detailed information on snowfall, snowstorms and snow accumulation for that location.

Southern Arizona

Average annual snowfall
Days Place Inches Centimetres
  3.0 Bisbee     6.3   16.0
  2.1 Chiricahua National Monument     6.8   17.3
  1.8 Coronado National Monument     5.3   13.5
  0.1 Green Valley     0.1     0.3
  0.1 Nogales     0.6     1.5
  0.0 Organ Pipe Cactus Monument     0.0     0.0
  0.4 Sierra Vista     0.7     1.8
  0.3 Tombstone     0.8     2.0
  0.3 Tucson     0.3     0.8

Western Arizona

Yearly snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centimetres
  0.0 Bullhead City     0.0     0.0
  0.0 Lake Havasu City     0.0     0.0
  0.0 Parker     0.0     0.0
  0.0 Yuma     0.0     0.0

Phoenix Area

Average snow for a year
Days Place Inches Centimetres
  0.0 Apache Junction     0.0     0.0
  0.0 Mesa     0.0     0.0
  0.0 Phoenix     0.0     0.0
  0.0 South Phoenix     0.0     0.0
  0.0 Tempe     0.0     0.0

Central Arizona

Average annual snowfall totals
Days Place Inches Centimetres
  0.0 Casa Grande     0.0     0.0
  0.6 Globe     1.7     4.3
  3.1 Jerome     7.8   19.8
  3.1 Painted Desert National Park     5.3   13.5
  6.0 Payson   20.1   51.1
  3.2 Petrified Forest National Park     4.0   10.2
  5.1 Prescott   12.7   32.3
  0.9 Sedona     1.4     3.6
  0.0 Stewart Mountain     0.0     0.0
  0.0 Wickenburg     0.3     0.8

Northern Arizona

Snowfall averages for a year
Days Place Inches Centimetres
  3.3 Canyon de Chelly     5.9   15.0
33.7 Flagstaff 103.6 263.1
19.3 Grand Canyon Village   49.6 126.0
  1.9 Monument Valley     5.2   13.2
  1.7 Page     3.4     8.6
  2.8 Pipe Springs Monument     4.0   10.2
18.8 Williams   73.8 187.5
Reference

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

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