Brantford Snowfall Totals & Accumulation Averages
This page pulls together information on when, how much and how often Brantford, Ontario has snow.
There are data and descriptions here of how many days it snows and the total amount of snowfall that Brantford usually gets. There are also monthly and yearly counts of the days that Brantford normally has heavy snowstorms and deep snow accumulated on the ground. Plus there's information on when the city can expect its first and last snowfalls of the season.
All the numbers are long-term historical averages based on weather data gathered from 1981 to 2010 near downtown Brantford.
How Often it Snows in Brantford
This first table lists monthly and yearly totals for amount of snow and how many days it snows at least 0.2 centimetres (0.08 inches).
When Brantford Has Its First & Last Snowfalls
The first snowfall of winter for Brantford usually arrives in November or December. An unusual snowfall has shown up as early as October.
The season's last snowfall typically happens in March although in some years a late snow lands in April.
Brantford is normally free of snow every year from May to September.
How Many Snowstorms Brantford Gets
Most days of snowfall in Brantford leave less than five centimetres (2 inches) of fresh snow on the ground. For seven or eight days a year on average, the amount of new snow totals at least five cm.
Big snowstorms of over ten cm a day typically occur a couple times a year. Major blizzards that dump 25 cm or more in one day can descend on Brantford, but storms this severe are not normal here.
How Much Snow Normally Accumulates in Brantford
For about 92 days a year, Brantford has at least a centimetre of snow on the ground. Throughout January and February the snowpack averages ten centimetres deep.
Environment Canada. Meteorological Service of Canada. Canadian Climate Normals. 1981-2010 Climate Normals & Averages.