Average Annual Snowfall in Kansas





The tables below give yearly averages for snowfall at cities, communities and other locations around Kansas. The numbers are for the total amount of snow and for how many days it snows at least 0.1 inches (0.25 centimetres).

The snowfall totals are annual 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 and Western Kansas.

Place name links take you to more detailed information on snowfall, snowstorms and snow accumulation for that location.

Eastern Kansas

Average annual snowfall
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
5.2 Chanute 9.7 24.6
4.3 Fort Scott 8.4 21.3
4.9 Independence 7.4 18.8
7.2 Lawrence 10.4 26.4
8.7 Leavenworth 18.8 47.8
10.3 Olathe 13.8 35.1
6.5 Perry Lake 12.4 31.5
12.0 Topeka 17.1 43.4

Central Kansas

Yearly snow averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
12.3 Concordia 19.3 49.0
6.9 Great Bend 11.5 29.2
6.7 Hutchinson 9.4 23.9
8.8 Manhattan 17.6 44.7
6.2 Tallgrass Prairie Preserve 11.7 29.7
9.2 Wichita 12.7 32.3
4.8 Wilson Lake 9.6 24.4

Western Kansas

Average total snowfall for a year
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
14.6 Colby 27.2 69.1
13.1 Dodge City 19.1 48.5
8.4 Elkhart 17.6 44.7
9.7 Garden City 15.6 39.6
19.4 Goodland 30.0 76.2
10.3 Keith Sebelius Reservoir 19.6 49.8
6.8 Liberal 14.4 36.6
Reference

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

Kansas Snowfall
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