Average Snowfall for Ontario in January





The tables below list monthly averages for snowfall during January 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

January snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
12 Belleville 14.5 36.8
12 Cornwall 18.6 47.2
13 Kingston 15.5 39.5
14 Ottawa 17.4 44.3
16 Pembroke 20.0 50.9

Central Ontario

Total amount of snow in January on average
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
12 Barrie 26.0 65.9
7 Brantford 10.7 27.1
13 French River, Chaudiere Dam 23.4 59.4
10 Hamilton 12.8 32.4
14 Huntsville 29.4 74.6
15 Midland 32.7 83.1
14 Niagara Falls 14.6 37.0
9 Oshawa 14.0 35.6
10 Peterborough 14.6 37.0
12 St Catharines 15.2 38.6
12 Toronto 14.6 37.2

Southwestern Ontario

Average total snowfall in January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
8 Chatham-Kent 12.3 31.1
13 Guelph 15.2 38.6
15 London 19.4 49.3
17 Owen Sound 39.8 101.0
9 Point Pelee National Park 12.0 30.5
11 Sarnia 12.2 31.0
16 Waterloo 17.2 43.7
12 Windsor 14.6 37.2

Northeastern Ontario

Average January snowfall
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
17 Chapleau 21.9 55.6
18 Gore Bay 27.5 69.7
18 Kapuskasing 21.8 55.5
15 Moosonee 15.7 39.9
18 North Bay 25.7 65.3
19 Sault Ste Marie 31.6 80.2
14 South Baymouth 25.6 65.0
17 Sudbury 23.4 59.5
18 Timmins 22.8 57.8
17 Wawa 28.4 72.1

Northwestern Ontario

January snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
12 Atikokan 12.8 32.5
15 Big Trout Lake 10.1 25.8
13 Dryden 11.8 30.1
8 Fort Frances 13.7 34.7
14 Kenora 11.2 28.4
15 Red Lake 14.0 35.5
13 Thunder Bay 14.4 36.5
Reference

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

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