Average Precipitation for Nova Scotia in December





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during December at cities, towns and parks in Nova Scotia. 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 each region of Nova Scotia: Cape Breton Island, Northern and Eastern Shores, South Shore and the Annapolis Valley.

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.

Cape Breton Island

Average monthly precipitation in December
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
20 Baddeck 6.5 166
22 Cheticamp 6.0 153
21 Ingonish Beach 7.4 188
18 Louisbourg 6.0 153
20 Port Hawkesbury 5.3 134
21 Sydney 6.6 167

Northern & Eastern Shores

December averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
17 Pictou 4.8 121
14 Pugwash 3.8 96
20 Sable Island 5.7 145
13 Stillwater - Sherbrooke 6.1 156

South Shore

Average amount of rain and snow in December
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
15 Bridgewater 5.8 148
14 Halifax 5.7 145
14 Liverpool - Milton 6.9 176
19 Yarmouth 5.2 132

Annapolis Valley

Precipitation totals for December
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
14 Amherst - Nappan 4.2 107
13 Annapolis Royal 4.4 113
15 Kejimkujik National Park 5.5 140
17 Kentville 4.8 122
17 Parrsboro 4.8 122
16 Truro 4.5 114
Reference

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

Nova Scotia Precipitation
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