Average Annual Snowfall in Oregon





The tables below give yearly averages for snowfall at cities, towns and parks in Oregon. 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: Oregon Coast, Willamette Valley, Cascade Mountains, Central Oregon and Eastern Oregon.

Oregon Coast

Average annual snowfall
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
1.7 Astoria 1.4 3.6
0.2 Brookings 0.6 1.5
0.0 Gold Beach 0.0 0.0
0.5 Honeyman State Park 0.5 1.3
0.2 Newport 0.3 0.8
0.6 North Bend 0.4 1.0
0.2 Port Orford 0.2 0.5
0.0 Seaside 0.0 0.0
0.2 Tillamook 0.2 0.5

Willamette Valley

Yearly snow averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
2.3 Corvallis 3.1 7.9
3.0 Eugene 4.9 12.4
2.2 Portland 3.0 7.6
3.4 Salem 6.2 15.7

Cascade Mountains

Average total snowfall for a year
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
101.3 Crater Lake Park 482.5 1225.6
4.7 Detroit Lake Dam 9.8 24.9
57.8 Government Camp 246.3 625.6
49.3 Howard Prairie Lake Dam 125.2 318.0
24.9 Lakeview 52.8 134.1
5.1 Medford 4.1 10.4
4.4 Three Lynx 8.9 22.6
9.1 Toketee Falls 25.6 65.0
41.5 Wickiup Reservoir Dam 80.4 204.2

Central Oregon

Average annual snowfall
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
15.1 Bend 22.5 57.2
12.9 Hood River 24.3 61.7
3.5 Madras 7.5 19.1
3.6 The Dalles 5.1 13.0

Eastern Oregon

Snowfall averages for a year
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
9.1 Heppner 12.3 31.2
10.8 La Grande 11.5 29.2
3.2 Lake Owyhee Dam 6.3 16.0
6.7 Ontario 10.2 25.9
11.3 Pendleton 15.2 38.6
26.3 Seneca 58.3 148.1
7.9 Summer Lake 12.1 30.7
Reference

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

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