Average Snowfall for Washington in January





The tables below give monthly averages for snowfall during January at cities, towns and parks 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 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

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
0.2 Aberdeen 0.0 0.0
0.0 Clearwater 0.0 0.0
1.5 Forks 2.5 6.4
0.0 Grayland 0.0 0.0
0.1 Long Beach 0.2 0.5

San Juan Islands, Puget Sound & South

January snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
0.3 Anacortes 0.4 1.0
1.8 Bellingham 3.4 8.6
0.4 Bremerton 0.4 1.0
0.6 Olga, Orcas Island 1.0 2.5
1.1 Olympia 1.9 4.8
0.3 Port Townsend 0.9 2.3
0.7 Seattle 0.9 2.3
0.5 Vancouver 0.5 1.3

Cascade Mountains

Average snow for January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
4.6 Baker Lake Dam 10.6 26.9
4.8 Baring 15.8 40.1
18.5 Mt Rainier Paradise Ranger Station 118.7 301.5
4.4 Ross Dam 17.4 44.2

Eastern Washington State

Average total snowfall in January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
9.1 Boundary Dam 17.5 44.5
4.8 Chelan 7.3 18.5
0.4 Kennewick 0.6 1.5
8.8 Leavenworth 21.7 55.1
5.2 Pullman 13.6 34.5
9.0 Spokane 11.4 29.0
2.3 Walla Walla 1.9 4.8
6.7 Wenatchee 9.1 23.1
8.8 Winthrop 15.4 39.1
4.3 Yakima 5.3 13.5
Reference

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

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