Average December Snowfall in Newfoundland & Labrador





The tables below list monthly averages for snowfall during December at communities and parks in Newfoundland and Labrador.

You can jump to a separate table for the Avalon Peninsula, Eastern Newfoundland, Central Newfoundland, Western Newfoundland and Labrador.

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.

Avalon Peninsula

December snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
5 Come By Chance 13.4 34.0
6 Harbour Grace 12.3 31.1
5 Long Harbour 12.4 31.4
15 St John's 25.0 63.4
3 St Shotts 8.1 20.5

Eastern Newfoundland

Total amount of snow in December on average
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
15 Bonavista 19.9 50.5
11 St Lawrence 19.7 50.0
11 Terra Nova National Park 26.5 67.2

Central Newfoundland

Average total snowfall in December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
11 Baie Verte 30.3 77.0
12 Burgeo 18.6 47.3
18 Gander 32.4 82.4
9 Grand Falls 19.4 49.2
6 Harbour Breton 13.7 34.8
7 Musgrave Harbour 20.1 51.0
7 Springdale 20.1 51.0

Western Newfoundland

Average December snowfall
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
20 Channel-Port-Aux-Basques 30.9 78.6
19 Corner Brook 37.0 94.0
21 Deer Lake 38.2 97.0
21 Gros Morne National Park 65.3 165.8
13 Port Saunders 36.7 93.3
19 Rocky Harbour 37.2 94.6
20 St Anthony 43.8 111.3
22 Stephenville 33.8 86.0

Labrador

December snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
15 Cartwright 29.9 76.0
19 Churchill Falls 24.2 61.4
15 Happy Valley - Goose Bay 27.8 70.6
14 Makkovik 26.3 66.9
16 Mary's Harbour 29.0 73.8
13 Nain 28.9 73.4
20 Wabush Lake 26.1 66.2
Reference

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

Newfoundland and Labrador Snowfall
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