Youngstown & Warren Snowfall Totals & Accumulation Averages
This page pulls together information on when, how much and how often Youngstown & Warren, Ohio have snow.
There are data and descriptions here of how many days it snows and the total amount of snowfall that the Youngstown-Warren area usually gets. There are also monthly and yearly counts of the days that the metropolitan region normally has heavy snowstorms and deep snow accumulated on the ground. Plus there's information on when Youngstown and Warren can expect the first and last snowfalls of the season.
All the numbers are averages, based on climate data gathered from 1981 to 2010 at the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport.
How Often it Snows in Youngstown and Warren
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).
These averages don't show how much the snowfall in Youngstown and Warren varies from year to year.
In December, for instance, one in four years totals over 18.3 inches of snow. Another 25 percent of years receive less than 8.9 inches for the month.
Similarly in January, fresh snowfall in the heaviest years amounts to over 21.0 inches, while the lightest years get less than 9.4 inches.
Snow in February ranges from over 16.3 inches in heavy snowfall years to under 7.7 inches in light years.
When Youngstown and Warren Have Their First & Last Snowfalls
The cities usually get their first snowfall of winter in November, although in some years it starts snowing in October.
The season's last snowfall typically happens in April.
Youngstown and Warren are normally free of snow every year from May to September.
How Many Snowstorms Youngstown and Warren Get
Most days of snowfall in Youngstown and Warren result in just a skiff of less than an inch left on the ground. For 19 days a year on average, the amount of new snow totals at least an inch.
Snowstorms of over five inches a day normally occur a couple times a year. But major blizzards that dump ten inches or more in one day are rare events that appear just once a decade.
How Much Snow Normally Accumulates in Youngstown and Warren
For about half of winter days, Youngstown and Warren have at least an inch of snow on the ground.
Snow mostly accumulates during January. Typically, on seven days in January and another four in February and in December, the snow covering the cities gets to five or more inches deep.
National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.