Average Snowfall for Ontario in December





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

You can jump to a separate table for each section of the province: Eastern, Central, Southwestern, Northeastern and Northwestern Ontario.

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.

Eastern Ontario

December snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
9 Belleville 13.6 34.5
9 Cornwall 14.6 37.0
12 Kingston 14.1 35.9
12 Ottawa 16.3 41.3
17 Pembroke 20.5 52.1

Central Ontario

Total amount of snow in December on average
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
10 Barrie 20.2 51.4
6 Brantford 9.5 24.2
12 French River, Chaudiere Dam 22.1 56.1
8 Hamilton 10.2 26.0
12 Huntsville 28.5 72.3
13 Midland 30.4 77.3
10 Niagara Falls 13.6 34.6
6 Oshawa 9.8 24.9
8 Peterborough 14.0 35.6
9 St Catharines 11.8 30.1
8 Toronto 9.5 24.1

Southwestern Ontario

Average total snowfall in December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
5 Chatham-Kent 6.3 15.9
11 Guelph 15.2 38.6
13 London 18.7 47.6
14 Owen Sound 36.7 93.2
7 Point Pelee National Park 7.9 20.0
9 Sarnia 10.3 26.1
14 Waterloo 14.7 37.2
10 Windsor 11.3 28.8

Northeastern Ontario

Average December snowfall
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
18 Chapleau 24.7 62.7
16 Gore Bay 31.6 80.2
20 Kapuskasing 23.6 60.0
16 Moosonee 17.8 45.2
18 North Bay 27.6 70.1
18 Sault Ste Marie 33.5 85.0
13 South Baymouth 25.4 64.5
16 Sudbury 24.8 63.0
19 Timmins 25.7 65.2
17 Wawa 31.4 79.8

Northwestern Ontario

December snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
10 Atikokan 12.2 31.1
17 Big Trout Lake 11.7 29.7
14 Dryden 12.3 31.1
8 Fort Frances 11.5 29.2
16 Kenora 12.0 30.6
16 Red Lake 15.5 39.4
14 Thunder Bay 15.3 38.9
Reference

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

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