Average Annual Precipitation for Quebec





The tables below give yearly averages for rainfall plus snowfall at cities and towns in Quebec. Each place has a total for how many days of wet weather it usually gets a year and for the normal amount of precipitation.

You can jump to a separate table for each section of the province: Southern Quebec, South-Central Quebec, Western Quebec, Gaspé Peninsula, North Shore and Northern Quebec.

The calculation of days only includes the days when precipitation totalled at least 0.2 millimetres (0.008 inches). The annual amount of precipitation is an average of weather data collected during 1981 to 2010.

Southern Quebec

Average yearly precipitation
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
159 Drummondville 43.8 1113
179 Granby 47.8 1215
163 Montréal 39.4 1000
187 Sherbrooke 43.3 1100
148 Sorel - Tracy 39.4 1000
158 St Hyacinthe 41.5 1055
187 Thetford Mines 51.6 1310

South-Central Quebec

Annual averages for rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
127 Joliette 40.1 1019
158 La Tuque 36.2 919
175 Québec City 46.6 1184
170 Roberval 34.1 865
198 Saguenay 36.6 931
161 Trois-Rivières 44.2 1123

Western Quebec

Average amount of rain and snow a year
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
151 Amos 36.6 929
167 Lachute 45.3 1151
178 Maniwaki 35.8 911
179 Mont Laurier 39.3 997
175 St Donat 44.5 1130
144 St Jerome 41.3 1049
186 Ste-Agathe-des-Monts 44.4 1128
197 Val-D'or 35.6 905

Gaspé Peninsula

Average annual precipitation
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
134 Caplan 37.7 957
166 Gaspé 44.7 1135
193 Iles de la Madeleine 40.8 1037
167 Rimouski 37.7 959
175 Ste-Anne-des-Monts 34.0 864

North Shore

Annual precipitation totals
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
167 Baie-Comeau 39.4 1001
193 Blanc-Sablon 40.2 1022
170 Fermont 30.9 785
183 Natashquan 43.3 1099
215 Schefferville 31.1 791
174 Sept-Iles 44.1 1120
122 Tadoussac 38.6 981

Northern Quebec

Annual precipitation totals
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
172 Inukjuak 18.1 459
186 Kuujjuaq 21.3 542
196 Kuujjuarapik 26.0 661
189 Radisson 27.4 697
Reference

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

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