Average Snowfall for the United Kingdom in January





The tables below list monthly averages for snowfall during January at cities and towns in the United Kingdom.

The numbers are for how many days it snows this month and the amount of snow on the ground. The snowfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1961 to 1990.

You can jump to a separate table for each country: England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

England

January snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
6 Birmingham 17.3 43.9
2 Bournemouth 3.8 9.6
4 London 9.6 24.4
6 Manchester 4.1 10.3
2 Plymouth 0.7 1.8
4 Ramsgate 4.5 11.4

Wales

Total amount of snow in January on average
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
2 Aberporth 4.0 10.2
3 Cardiff 6.9 17.6
2 Valley, Anglesey 0.6 1.6

Scotland

Average total snowfall in January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
8 Aberdeen 18.2 46.3
6 Edinburgh 7.2 18.3
6 Forres 7.8 19.7
10 Lerwick, Shetland Islands 10.6 27.0
4 Stornoway, Outer Hebrides 3.0 7.6
2 Tiree, Inner Hebrides 0.9 2.2

Northern Ireland

Average January snowfall
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
5 Belfast 5.8 14.8
Reference

World Data Center for Meteorology. Climate of the World.

United Kingdom Snowfall
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