Average Annual Snowfall in Maryland

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The tables below give yearly averages for snowfall at cities, towns and parks in Maryland. 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: Eastern Shore, Central Maryland and Western Maryland.

Eastern Shore

Average annual snowfall
Days Place Inches Centimetres
  2.2 Assateague Island   3.9     9.9
  7.4 Chestertown 16.4   41.7
  6.5 Royal Oak 14.7   37.3
  1.1 Salisbury   3.2     8.1
  6.6 Snow Hill 11.4   29.0

Central Maryland

Yearly snow averages
Days Place Inches Centimetres
  9.6 Baltimore 20.2   51.3
  6.5 Beltsville 15.2   38.6
12.1 Catoctin Mountain Park 32.6   82.8
  5.0 Frederick 16.5   41.9
  8.4 La Plata 16.1   40.9
  7.7 Rockville 17.1   43.4

Western Maryland

Average total snowfall for a year
Days Place Inches Centimetres
11.2 Cumberland 28.9   73.4
38.5 Oakland 106.1 269.5
Reference

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

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