Average Snowfall for Massachusetts in December





The tables below give monthly averages for snowfall during December at cities, towns and parks in Massachusetts. 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 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Cape Cod and Islands, Eastern and Central Massachusetts.

Cape Cod and Islands

Average total snowfall in December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
2.0 Chatham 4.6 11.7
1.6 Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard 4.1 10.4
1.3 Hyannis 3.9 9.9

Eastern Massachusetts

December snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
4.6 Boston 9.0 22.9
2.8 East Wareham 6.9 17.5
5.9 Great Blue Hill, Milton 13.4 34.0
3.7 Haverhill 9.3 23.6
5.3 Hingham 9.4 23.9
2.8 Marblehead 7.3 18.5
2.7 New Bedford 6.0 15.2
4.6 Newburyport 10.4 26.4
2.2 Plymouth 6.6 16.8
1.8 Taunton 5.2 13.2

Central Massachusetts

Average snow for December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
3.5 Amherst 8.4 21.3
4.6 Barre Falls Reservoir Dam 11.8 30.0
3.3 Buffumville Lake 6.0 15.2
4.6 East Brimfield Lake 14.0 35.6
3.7 Lowell 11.3 28.7
4.2 Tully Lake 11.8 30.0
7.0 Worcester 14.4 36.6

Western Massachusetts

Annual average snowfall
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
5.1 Great Barrington 12.5 31.8
6.3 Lanesboro 14.9 37.8
5.5 West Otis 11.7 29.7
10.5 Worthington 16.5 41.9
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

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