Average Snowfall for Oregon in December





The tables below give monthly averages for snowfall during December at cities, towns and parks in Oregon. 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: Oregon Coast, Willamette Valley, Cascade Mountains, Central Oregon and Eastern Oregon.

Oregon Coast

Average total snowfall in December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
0.3 Astoria 0.2 0.5
0.1 Brookings 0.1 0.3
0.0 Gold Beach 0.0 0.0
0.1 Honeyman State Park 0.1 0.3
0.1 Newport 0.1 0.3
0.1 North Bend 0.1 0.3
0.1 Port Orford 0.1 0.3
0.0 Seaside 0.0 0.0
0.0 Tillamook 0.0 0.0

Willamette Valley

December snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
0.6 Corvallis 1.1 2.8
0.9 Eugene 1.5 3.8
1.0 Portland 2.0 5.1
1.1 Salem 2.0 5.1

Cascade Mountains

Average snow for December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
16.4 Crater Lake Park 91.1 231.4
1.1 Detroit Lake Dam 1.4 3.6
11.5 Government Camp 54.4 138.2
10.2 Howard Prairie Lake Dam 29.4 74.7
5.8 Lakeview 11.5 29.2
1.7 Medford 1.5 3.8
1.5 Three Lynx 2.1 5.3
2.8 Toketee Falls 5.8 14.7
9.8 Wickiup Reservoir Dam 22.7 57.7

Central Oregon

Average total snowfall in December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
4.3 Bend 6.2 15.7
4.3 Hood River 7.1 18.0
1.2 Madras 2.6 6.6
1.2 The Dalles 1.5 3.8

Eastern Oregon

Average total snowfall in December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
3.1 Heppner 5.0 12.7
3.0 La Grande 3.2 8.1
1.5 Lake Owyhee Dam 3.5 8.9
2.4 Ontario 5.0 12.7
4.1 Pendleton 6.0 15.2
7.4 Seneca 23.0 58.4
2.2 Summer Lake 3.8 9.7
Reference

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

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