Average Snowfall for Virginia in December





The tables below give monthly averages for snowfall during December at cities and other locations in Virginia. 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 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Coastal Virginia in the east, Piedmont or central Virginia, and the Mountains, including the Shenandoah Valley in the northwest and the Appalachian Mountains of southwest Virginia.

Virginia's Mountains

Average total snowfall in December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
2.8 Blacksburg 4.7 11.9
5.0 Burkes Garden 9.1 23.1
1.5 Galax 1.9 4.8
2.0 Harrisonburg 3.6 9.1
1.9 Hot Springs 4.5 11.4
0.8 Pennington Gap 1.8 4.6
1.3 Roanoke 3.2 8.1
2.0 Staunton 4.8 12.2
1.9 Winchester 3.8 9.7
5.8 Wise 9.6 24.4

Piedmont Virginia

December snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
1.3 Arlington 1.7 4.3
1.5 Charlottesville 3.2 8.1
0.4 Danville 1.5 3.8
0.5 Fredericksburg 2.3 5.8
0.9 Lynchburg 2.0 5.1
0.3 Martinsville 2.0 5.1
0.9 Richmond 1.8 4.6

Coastal Virginia

Average snow for December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
0.5 Norfolk 1.1 2.8
0.5 North River 1.4 3.6
0.7 Painter 1.2 3.0
0.4 Suffolk 0.9 2.3
0.7 Wallops Island 1.7 4.3
0.3 Williamsburg 0.7 1.8
Reference

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

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