Average Snowfall for Idaho in January





The tables below give monthly averages for snowfall during January at cities, communities and other locations around Idaho. The numbers are for the total amount of new snow and how many days it snows at least 0.1 inches (0.25 centimetres) this month.

The snowfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Eastern, Central, Southwestern and Northern Idaho.

Eastern Idaho

Average total snowfall in January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
11.7 Pocatello 13.5 34.3
7.5 Preston 13.5 34.3

Central Idaho

January snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
7.9 Craters of the Moon Monument 20.8 52.8
8.8 Ketchum 27.0 68.6
4.8 Lake Walcott, Minidoka Dam 6.7 17.0
7.0 Middle Fork Lodge 11.9 30.2
4.6 Salmon 6.7 17.0
8.9 St. Maries 16.3 41.4
5.7 Twin Falls 7.8 19.8

Southwestern Idaho

Average snow for January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
5.2 Boise 5.3 13.5
11.6 McCall 34.9 88.6

Northern Idaho

Average total snowfall in January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
7.8 Bonners Ferry 15.0 38.1
14.7 Elk City 29.2 74.2
8.9 Kellogg 15.1 38.4
2.3 Lewiston 2.7 6.9
6.3 Moscow 14.5 36.8
1.2 Riggins 2.1 5.3
9.2 Sandpoint 20.9 53.1
8.6 Wallace 19.7 50.0
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

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