Average Annual Snowfall in Pennsylvania





The tables below give yearly averages for snowfall at cities, towns and parks in Pennsylvania. 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 Eastern and Western Pennsylvania.

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

Eastern Pennsylvania

Average annual snowfall
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
17.3 Allentown 32.9 83.6
13.0 Chambersburg 31.1 79.0
18.3 George B. Stevenson Reservoir 36.1 91.7
19.4 Harrisburg 28.2 71.6
7.5 Lancaster 18.3 46.5
21.8 Matamoras 37.8 96.0
7.7 Norristown 23.8 60.5
12.2 Philadelphia 22.4 56.9
29.9 State College 45.6 115.8
23.7 Towanda 35.7 90.7
33.0 Wilkes-Barre & Scranton 46.2 117.3
23.9 Williamsport 36.0 91.4
10.5 York 25.0 63.5

Western Pennsylvania

Yearly total snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
19.9 Altoona 31.7 80.5
39.0 Bradford 71.8 182.4
28.8 Butler 36.3 92.2
57.4 Erie 101.2 257.0
31.8 Indiana 46.5 118.1
35.4 Jamestown 62.2 158.0
19.9 New Castle 29.3 74.4
39.6 Pittsburgh 41.9 106.4
14.8 Uniontown 25.9 65.8
36.0 Warren 68.9 175.0
31.6 Youghiogheny River Lake 59.3 150.6
Reference

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

Pennsylvania Snowfall
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