Yearly Snowfall Averages for Newfoundland and Labrador

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The tables below list annual averages for snowfall at communities in Newfoundland and Labrador.

The numbers are for the total amount of new snow and how many days it snows at least 0.2 centimetres (0.08 inches) in a year. The snowfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010.

You can jump to a separate table for the Avalon Peninsula, Eastern Newfoundland, Central Newfoundland, Western Newfoundland and Labrador.

Avalon Peninsula

Yearly snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centimetres
  26 Come By Chance   73.2 186.0
  33 Harbour Grace   78.3 198.8
  28 Long Harbour   63.9 162.2
  79 St John's 131.9 335.0
  17 St Shotts   49.3 125.2

Eastern Newfoundland

Annual average snowfall
Days Place Inches Centimetres
  77 Bonavista 111.9 284.3
  58 St Lawrence 108.6 276.0
  52 Terra Nova National Park 134.2 340.9

Central Newfoundland

Total amount of snow in a year on average
Days Place Inches Centimetres
  53 Baie Verte 148.8 377.9
  62 Burgeo 100.7 255.8
  99 Gander 177.9 451.9
  44 Grand Falls 108.3 275.0
  29 Harbour Breton   63.3 160.7
  35 Musgrave Harbour 104.0 264.1
  38 Springdale 108.7 276.0

Western Newfoundland

Average annual snowfall
Days Place Inches Centimetres
  98 Channel-Port-Aux-Basques 139.8 355.0
  89 Corner Brook 158.0 401.3
  94 Deer Lake 166.3 422.5
  89 Gros Morne National Park 251.1 637.9
  60 Port Saunders 171.0 434.4
  84 Rocky Harbour 161.1 409.2
103 St Anthony 214.0 543.7
101 Stephenville 154.8 393.2

Labrador

Total yearly snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centimetres
  95 Cartwright 181.9 462.0
129 Churchill Falls 170.8 433.8
  90 Happy Valley - Goose Bay 168.6 428.3
  89 Makkovik 162.0 411.4
  85 Mary's Harbour 133.4 338.8
  95 Nain 187.1 475.3
125 Wabush Lake 168.8 428.7
Reference

Environment Canada. Meteorological Service of Canada. Canadian Climate Normals. 1981-2010 Climate Normals & Averages.

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