Average Snowfall for Washington in January





The tables below give monthly averages for snowfall during January at cities and other locations in Washington. 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: Olympic Peninsula & West Coast, San Juan Islands & Puget Sound, Cascade Mountains and Eastern Washington.

Olympic Peninsula & West Coast

Average total snowfall in January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
0.0 Aberdeen 0.0 0.0
1.6 Forks 3.1 7.9
0.0 Grayland 0.0 0.0
0.0 Long Beach 0.0 0.0
0.0 Port Angeles 0.0 0.0

San Juan Islands, Puget Sound & South

January snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
0.7 Bellingham 1.1 2.8
0.5 Bremerton 0.6 1.5
1.3 Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island 1.1 2.8
1.0 Olga, Orcas Island 1.8 4.6
0.5 Olympia 2.0 5.1
0.0 Port Townsend 0.0 0.0
1.4 Seattle 1.8 4.6
0.5 Vancouver 0.5 1.3

Cascade Mountains

Average snow for January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
4.1 Baker Lake Dam 13.1 33.3
4.7 Baring 13.8 35.1
4.7 Ross Dam 17.2 43.7

Eastern Washington State

Average total snowfall in January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
9.8 Boundary Dam 18.5 47.0
5.0 Chelan 7.7 19.6
8.7 Leavenworth 22.1 56.1
4.8 Pullman 9.6 24.4
9.5 Spokane 12.3 31.2
2.3 Walla Walla 1.0 2.5
4.2 Wenatchee 5.6 14.2
10.1 Winthrop 16.6 42.2
4.4 Yakima 6.2 15.7
Reference

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

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