Average Annual Snowfall in Massachusetts





The tables below give yearly averages for snowfall at cities, communities and other locations around Massachusetts. 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: Cape Cod and Islands, Eastern, Central and Western Massachusetts.

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

Cape Cod and Islands

Average annual snowfall
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
11.2 Chatham 24.5 62.2
10.5 Edgartown 25.3 64.3
7.1 Hyannis 21.5 54.6

Eastern Massachusetts

Yearly snow averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
23.0 Boston 49.2 125.0
7.7 Brockton 34.3 87.1
14.9 East Wareham 37.2 94.5
26.4 Great Blue Hill, Milton 69.3 176.0
20.2 Haverhill 57.8 146.8
25.6 Hingham 50.9 129.3
13.0 Marblehead 39.1 99.3
13.8 New Bedford 32.5 82.6
23.2 Newburyport 61.9 157.2
14.9 Plymouth 37.9 96.3
9.7 Taunton 25.7 65.3

Central Massachusetts

Average total snowfall for a year
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
19.0 Amherst 36.5 92.7
25.1 Barre Falls Reservoir Dam 60.4 153.4
15.1 Buffumville Lake 46.6 118.4
24.9 East Brimfield Lake 63.5 161.3
22.0 Tully Lake 52.2 132.6
28.1 Worcester 72.9 185.2

Western Massachusetts

Annual average snowfall
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
52.3 Worthington 77.1 195.8
Reference

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

Massachusetts Snowfall
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