Average Snowfall for Alberta in December





The tables below list monthly averages for snowfall during December at cities, towns and parks in Alberta.

You can jump to a separate table for each section of the province: Southern, Central and Northern Alberta.

The numbers are for the total amount of new snow and how many days it snows at least 0.2 centimetres (0.08 inches) this month. The snowfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010.

Southern Alberta

December snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
5 Brooks 4.2 10.6
5 Cardston 8.4 21.4
7 Lethbridge 5.5 14.1
8 Medicine Hat 5.2 13.3
6 Taber 5.4 13.8
10 Waterton Village 10.4 26.5

Central Alberta

Total amount of snow in December on average
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
9 Banff 10.8 27.4
8 Calgary 5.9 15.0
7 Camrose 6.1 15.6
9 Edmonton 6.4 16.4
9 Edson 9.9 25.3
10 Jasper 9.6 24.4
10 Lloydminster 6.0 15.3
6 Red Deer 5.4 13.7
9 Rocky Mountain House 9.0 22.8

Northern Alberta

Average total snowfall in December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
11 Cold Lake 9.5 24.0
11 Fort Chipewyan 7.3 18.5
12 Fort McMurray 8.4 21.3
8 Grande Prairie 9.3 23.6
12 High Level 9.3 23.7
8 Slave Lake 4.4 11.1
Reference

Environment Canada. Meteorological Service of Canada. Canadian Climate Normals. 1981-2010 Climate Normals & Averages.

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