Youngstown & Warren Snowfall Totals & Accumulation Averages

This page pulls together information on when, how much and how often Youngstown & Warren, Ohio have snow.

There are data and descriptions here of how many days it snows and the total amount of snowfall that the Youngstown-Warren area usually gets. There are also monthly and yearly counts of the days that the metropolitan region normally has heavy snowstorms and deep snow accumulated on the ground. Plus there's information on when Youngstown and Warren can expect the first and last snowfalls of the season.

All the numbers are averages, based on climate data gathered from 1981 to 2010 at the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport.

How Often it Snows in Youngstown and Warren

This first table lists monthly and yearly totals for amount of snow and how many days it snows at least 0.1 inches (0.25 centimetres).

Average total snowfall and days with fresh snow in Youngstown and Warren
Days   Inches Centi­metres
13.6 January 16.6 42.2
10.4 February 12.8 32.5
7.5 March 10.9 27.7
2.8 April 3.0 7.6
0.8 October 0.8 2.0
3.7 November 3.6 9.1
11.5 December 15.0 38.1
50.3 Year 62.7 159.3

These averages don't show how much the snowfall in Youngstown and Warren varies from year to year.

In December, for instance, one in four years totals over 18.3 inches of snow. Another 25 percent of years receive less than 8.9 inches for the month.

Similarly in January, fresh snowfall in the heaviest years amounts to over 21.0 inches, while the lightest years get less than 9.4 inches.

Snow in February ranges from over 16.3 inches in heavy snowfall years to under 7.7 inches in light years.

When Youngstown and Warren Have Their First & Last Snowfalls

The cities usually get their first snowfall of winter in November, although in some years it starts snowing in October.

The season's last snowfall typically happens in April.

Youngstown and Warren are normally free of snow every year from May to September.

How Many Snowstorms Youngstown and Warren Get

Most days of snowfall in Youngstown and Warren result in just a skiff of less than an inch left on the ground. For 19 days a year on average, the amount of new snow totals at least an inch.

Snowstorms of over five inches a day normally occur a couple times a year. But major blizzards that dump ten inches or more in one day are rare events that appear just once a decade.

Number of days per month and year on average in Youngstown and Warren with a total snowfall of at least 1, 3, 5 or 10 inches
1 inch
2.5 cm
3 inches
7.6 cm
  5 inches
12.7 cm
10 inches
25.4 cm
5.4 1.4 January 0.3 0.0
4.3 1.0 February 0.3 0.0
2.7 1.0 March 0.6 0.1
0.6 0.3 April 0.1 0.0
0.3 0.1 October 0.0 0.0
1.1 0.3 November 0.0 0.0
4.8 1.3 December 0.5 0.0
19.2 5.4 Year 1.8 0.1

How Much Snow Normally Accumulates in Youngstown and Warren

For about half of winter days, Youngstown and Warren have at least an inch of snow on the ground.

Snow mostly accumulates during January. Typically, on seven days in January and another four in February and in December, the snow covering the cities gets to five or more inches deep.

Average total days per month and year in Youngstown and Warren with snow depth of at least 1, 3, 5 or 10 inches on the ground
1 inch
2.5 cm
3 inches
7.6 cm
  5 inches
12.7 cm
10 inches
25.4 cm
17.7 11.0 January 7.0 1.4
13.9 8.0 February 4.4 0.9
7.5 3.4 March 1.9 0.2
1.1 0.3 April 0.3 0.0
0.2 0.0 October 0.0 0.0
1.9 0.6 November 0.3 0.0
13.1 7.4 December 3.6 0.6
55.4 30.7 Year 17.5 3.1

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

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