Average Annual Snowfall in West Virginia

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The tables below give yearly averages for snowfall at cities, towns and lakes in West Virginia. 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: Northwest, Eastern and Southern West Virginia.

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

Eastern West Virginia

Average annual snowfall
Days Place Inches Centimetres
43.3 Bartow   67.5 171.5
48.4 Elkins   83.5 212.1
  8.8 Franklin   25.4   64.5
17.7 Marlinton   40.3 102.4
10.3 Martinsburg   26.1   66.3
37.0 Seneca State Forest   61.1 155.2
51.4 Snowshoe 159.0 403.9
  7.7 Wardensville   22.0   55.9

Southern West Virginia

Yearly snow averages
Days Place Inches Centimetres
37.7 Beckley 62.0 157.5
25.8 Bluefield 30.7   78.0
26.6 Charleston 36.4   92.5
  6.3 Huntington 11.5   29.2
21.0 Summersville Lake 38.7   98.3
  9.7 White Sulphur Springs 17.5   44.5

Northwest West Virginia

Average total snowfall for a year
Days Place Inches Centimetres
15.6 Clarksburg 25.0   63.5
20.3 Fairmont 37.8   96.0
18.8 Morgantown 27.6   70.1
10.1 Moundsville 17.1   43.4
20.4 Parkersburg 22.1   56.1
Reference

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

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