Average Annual Snowfall in Washington





The tables below give yearly averages for snowfall at cities and other locations in Washington state. 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: Olympic Peninsula & West Coast, San Juan Islands & Puget Sound, Cascade Mountains and Eastern Washington.

Olympic Peninsula & West Coast

Average annual snowfall
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
0.3 Aberdeen 0.5 1.3
5.1 Forks 7.9 20.1
0.0 Grayland 0.0 0.0
0.1 Long Beach 0.0 0.0
0.2 Port Angeles 0.4 1.0

San Juan Islands, Puget Sound & South

Yearly snow averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
2.0 Bellingham 3.4 8.6
1.6 Bremerton 3.0 7.6
3.0 Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island 5.4 13.7
2.6 Olga, Orcas Island 5.8 14.7
2.2 Olympia 3.9 9.9
0.3 Port Townsend 0.6 1.5
4.7 Seattle 6.3 16.0
0.9 Vancouver 0.8 2.0

Cascade Mountains

Average total snowfall for a year
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
16.6 Baker Lake Dam 42.4 107.7
17.1 Baring 44.3 112.5
20.0 Ross Dam 66.7 169.4

Eastern Washington State

Average annual snowfall
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
31.9 Boundary Dam 54.8 139.2
14.6 Chelan 20.5 52.1
28.9 Leavenworth 80.2 203.7
18.2 Pullman 32.7 83.1
34.7 Spokane 45.4 115.3
7.1 Walla Walla 6.5 16.5
12.9 Wenatchee 16.5 41.9
34.2 Winthrop 59.4 150.9
14.3 Yakima 20.3 51.6
Spokane
Reference

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

Washington Snowfall
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