Average Snowfall for Nova Scotia in December





The tables below list monthly averages for snowfall during December at cities, towns and parks in Nova Scotia.

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 numbers are for the total amount of new snow and how many days it snows at least 0.2 centimetres (0.08 inches) this month. The snowfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010.

Cape Breton Island

December snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
12 Baddeck 27.9 71.0
15 Cheticamp 26.8 68.0
14 Ingonish Beach 29.9 76.0
8 Louisbourg 17.6 44.6
14 Port Hawkesbury 20.7 52.6
14 Sydney 23.0 58.5

Northern & Eastern Shores

Total amount of snow in December on average
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
10 Pictou 22.8 57.9
6 Pugwash 15.3 38.8
9 Sable Island 7.3 18.6
6 Stillwater - Sherbrooke 14.6 37.0

South Shore

Average total snowfall in December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
7 Bridgewater 13.0 33.1
5 Halifax 11.5 29.2
5 Liverpool - Milton 10.4 26.3
11 Yarmouth 17.2 43.7

Annapolis Valley

Average December snowfall
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
8 Amherst - Nappan 18.0 45.8
5 Annapolis Royal 12.3 31.2
8 Kejimkujik National Park 18.9 48.1
11 Kentville 20.9 53.1
9 Parrsboro 18.1 46.0
9 Truro 17.0 43.1
Reference

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

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