Average May Snowfall in Newfoundland & Labrador





The tables below list monthly averages for snowfall during May 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

May snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
0 Come By Chance 0.1 0.2
0 Harbour Grace 0.2 0.5
0 Long Harbour 0.2 0.5
2 St John's 1.7 4.4
0 St Shotts 0.4 1.1

Eastern Newfoundland

Total amount of snow in May on average
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
3 Bonavista 2.6 6.5
0 St Lawrence 0.4 1.0
1 Terra Nova National Park 1.0 2.6

Western Newfoundland

Average total snowfall in May
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
1 Baie Verte 2.9 7.4
0 Burgeo 0.9 2.4
4 Gander 4.2 10.7
1 Grand Falls 1.6 4.2
0 Harbour Breton 0.5 1.2
0 Musgrave Harbour 1.2 3.0
1 Springdale 1.6 4.0

Western Newfoundland

Average May snowfall
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
1 Channel-Port-Aux-Basques 0.9 2.4
2 Corner Brook 2.0 5.2
2 Deer Lake 2.0 5.0
1 Gros Morne National Park 1.3 3.3
0 Port Saunders 0.9 2.2
2 Rocky Harbour 2.2 5.5
5 St Anthony 7.4 18.9
1 Stephenville 1.3 3.3

Labrador

May snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
7 Cartwright 8.1 20.5
8 Churchill Falls 7.9 20.1
5 Happy Valley - Goose Bay 7.5 19.1
5 Makkovik 6.5 16.5
3 Mary's Harbour 3.1 7.9
8 Nain 10.5 26.7
6 Wabush Lake 5.7 14.4
Reference

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

Newfoundland and Labrador Snowfall
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