Average Annual Snowfall in Nevada





The tables below give yearly averages for snowfall at cities, towns and parks in Nevada. The numbers are for the total amount of snow and for how many days it snows at least 0.1 inches (0.25 centimetres). Plus there's a list of the places that normally stay free of snow year round.

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: Southern Nevada, Reno Area, Central Nevada and Northern Nevada.

Southern Nevada

Average annual snowfall
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
0.0 Callville Bay, Lake Mead 0.0 0.0
0.2 Las Vegas 0.2 0.5
0.0 Laughlin 0.0 0.0
0.0 North Las Vegas 0.0 0.0
1.0 Red Rock Canyon State Park 2.6 6.6
0.3 Valley of Fire State Park 0.3 0.8

Reno Area

Yearly snow averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
6.3 Carson City 14.0 35.6
0.9 Hawthorne 1.2 3.0
13.9 Reno 20.9 53.1
17.8 Virginia City 46.4 117.9

Central Nevada

Average snowfall totals for a year
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
4.7 Caliente 8.7 22.1
33.7 Ely 54.1 137.4
14.0 Eureka 47.3 120.1
24.7 Great Basin National Park 66.7 169.4

Northern Nevada

Average annual snowfall
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
34.4 Elko 41.2 104.6
34.4 Ruby Lake 51.8 131.6
2.9 Rye Patch Reservoir Dam 3.3 8.4
19.7 Winnemucca 22.0 55.9
Reference

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

Nevada Snowfall
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