Average Annual Precipitation in Newfoundland & Labrador





The tables below give yearly averages for rainfall plus snowfall at communities and parks in Newfoundland and Labrador. Each place has a total for how many days of wet weather it usually gets a year and for the normal amount of precipitation.

You can jump to a separate table for the Avalon Peninsula, Eastern Newfoundland, Central Newfoundland, Western Newfoundland and Labrador.

The calculation of days only includes the days when precipitation totalled at least 0.2 millimetres (0.008 inches). The annual amount of precipitation is an average of weather data collected during 1981 to 2010.

Avalon Peninsula

Average yearly precipitation
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
155 Come By Chance 52.7 1338
164 Harbour Grace 52.3 1329
194 Long Harbour 54.8 1391
212 St John's 60.4 1534
181 St Shotts 61.1 1552

Eastern Newfoundland

Annual averages for rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
208 Bonavista 45.4 1153
186 St Lawrence 64.7 1644
192 Terra Nova National Park 48.6 1233

Central Newfoundland

Average amount of rain and snow a year
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
167 Baie Verte 43.9 1115
201 Burgeo 66.4 1686
223 Gander 50.0 1270
159 Grand Falls 43.3 1099
149 Harbour Breton 58.5 1485
145 Musgrave Harbour 41.1 1043
133 Springdale 37.5 952

Western Newfoundland

Average annual precipitation
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
226 Channel-Port-Aux-Basques 62.8 1595
212 Corner Brook 50.6 1286
204 Deer Lake 43.1 1096
207 Gros Morne National Park 64.1 1629
166 Port Saunders 45.1 1146
210 Rocky Harbour 50.1 1272
206 St Anthony 51.5 1307
221 Stephenville 52.8 1340

Labrador

Annual precipitation totals
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
200 Cartwright 42.3 1073
214 Churchill Falls 34.9 886
188 Happy Valley - Goose Bay 37.0 940
180 Makkovik 38.5 978
183 Mary's Harbour 37.2 944
170 Nain 36.4 925
214 Wabush Lake 33.1 840
Reference

Environment Canada. Meteorological Service of Canada. Canadian Climate Normals. 1981-2010 Climate Normals & Averages.

Newfoundland and Labrador Precipitation
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