Average Annual Snowfall in West Virginia





The tables below give yearly averages for snowfall at cities and other locations in West Virginia. The numbers are for the total amount of snow and for how many days it snows at least 0.1 inches (0.25 centimetres).

The snowfall totals are annual 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: Northwest, Eastern and Southern West Virginia.

Place name links take you to more detailed information on snowfall, snowstorms and snow accumulation for that location.

Eastern West Virginia

Average annual snowfall
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
44.0 Bartow 67.4 171.2
38.3 Elkins 68.9 175.0
8.6 Franklin 26.7 67.8
17.9 Marlinton 42.5 108.0
50.8 Snowshoe 144.7 367.5

Southern West Virginia

Yearly snow averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
32.5 Beckley 55.9 142.0
25.2 Bluefield 34.6 87.9
23.9 Charleston 31.5 80.0
6.9 Huntington 10.2 25.9
10.8 White Sulphur Springs 18.1 46.0

Northwest West Virginia

Average total snowfall for a year
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
14.6 Clarksburg 23.8 60.5
10.8 Moundsville 15.8 40.1
7.2 Parkersburg 11.3 28.7
Reference

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

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