Average Snowfall for Nova Scotia in January





The tables below list monthly averages for snowfall during January 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

January snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
15 Baddeck 32.2 81.7
17 Cheticamp 32.1 81.6
18 Ingonish Beach 41.6 105.6
9 Louisbourg 23.0 58.5
16 Port Hawkesbury 25.8 65.6
17 Sydney 29.3 74.3

Northern & Eastern Shores

Total amount of snow in January on average
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
12 Pictou 27.4 69.6
8 Pugwash 18.9 47.9
12 Sable Island 13.1 33.3
8 Stillwater - Sherbrooke 17.5 44.5

South Shore

Average total snowfall in January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
10 Bridgewater 22.6 57.5
7 Halifax 16.9 43.1
7 Liverpool - Milton 20.2 51.3
15 Yarmouth 27.0 68.5

Annapolis Valley

Average January snowfall
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
10 Amherst - Nappan 24.6 62.4
9 Annapolis Royal 21.6 54.9
11 Kejimkujik National Park 29.5 74.9
13 Kentville 28.1 71.4
11 Parrsboro 24.0 60.9
11 Truro 21.7 55.1
Reference

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

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