Average January Precipitation in Newfoundland & Labrador





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during January at communities and parks in Newfoundland and Labrador. Each place has a total for how many days of wet weather it usually gets this month 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 month's total precipitation is an average of weather data collected during 1981 to 2010.

Avalon Peninsula

Average monthly precipitation in January
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
13 Come By Chance 5.1 130
15 Harbour Grace 4.9 124
15 Long Harbour 5.1 130
22 St John's 5.9 149
14 St Shotts 5.4 138

Eastern Newfoundland

January averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
18 Bonavista 4.0 101
20 St Lawrence 5.7 145
14 Terra Nova National Park 4.4 111

Central Newfoundland

Average amount of rain and snow in January
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 Baie Verte 4.1 104
19 Burgeo 6.1 156
21 Gander 4.4 112
12 Grand Falls 3.7 94
13 Harbour Breton 4.4 112
11 Musgrave Harbour 3.5 88
10 Springdale 3.1 79

Western Newfoundland

Precipitation totals for January
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
26 Channel-Port-Aux-Basques 6.0 152
23 Corner Brook 5.7 145
23 Deer Lake 4.5 114
26 Gros Morne National Park 9.3 237
17 Port Saunders 5.0 127
24 Rocky Harbour 5.3 136
19 St Anthony 4.5 114
26 Stephenville 4.9 125

Labrador

Total precipitation during January
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
16 Cartwright 3.4 86
17 Churchill Falls 2.1 53
16 Happy Valley - Goose Bay 2.5 65
14 Makkovik 2.9 73
15 Mary's Harbour 2.7 69
14 Nain 3.3 84
17 Wabush Lake 1.9 49
Reference

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

Newfoundland and Labrador Precipitation
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