Average Snowfall for West Virginia in January

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The tables below give monthly averages for snowfall during January at cities, towns and lakes in West Virginia. The numbers are for the total amount of new snow and how many days it snows at least 0.1 inches (0.25 centimetres) this month.

The snowfall totals are 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.

Eastern West Virginia

Average total snowfall in January
Days Place Inches Centimetres
11.4 Bartow 16.3 41.4
12.8 Elkins 24.4 62.0
  2.2 Franklin   7.2 18.3
  4.9 Marlinton 12.0 30.5
  3.7 Martinsburg   9.0 22.9
10.1 Seneca State Forest 18.6 47.2
12.7 Snowshoe 38.2 97.0
  2.2 Wardensville   6.1 15.5

Southern West Virginia

January snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centimetres
10.2 Beckley 18.0 45.7
  7.2 Bluefield   9.1 23.1
  8.4 Charleston 11.3 28.7
  2.7 Huntington   4.1 10.4
  7.1 Summersville Lake 14.0 35.6
  3.1 White Sulphur Springs   5.0 12.7

Northwest West Virginia

Average snow for January
Days Place Inches Centimetres
  5.5 Clarksburg   8.1 20.6
  6.9 Fairmont 13.5 34.3
  6.1 Morgantown   9.1 23.1
  3.9 Moundsville   7.1 18.0
  6.7 Parkersburg   7.9 20.1
Reference

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

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