National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce
Winter Season Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Avoca), PA (1901-Present)
Top Ten Highest Rainfall for
the Season December through February
Rank Amount (inches) Year
01 12.51 1902
02 12.33 2008
03 12.01 1979
04 11.65 1910
05 11.30 1908
06 11.21 1916
07 10.98 1915
08 10.63 1903
09 10.60 1984
10 10.44 2005
Top Ten Lowest Rainfall for
the Season December through February
Rank Amount (inches) Year
01 2.78 1980
02 2.90 1944
03 3.55 1969
04 3.83 1989
05 3.84 2002
06 3.85 1946
07 3.98 1933
08 4.00 1967
09 4.08 1942
10 4.11 1901
Top Ten Highest Snowfall for
the Season December through February
Rank Amount (inches) Year
01 68.2 1905
02 67.2 1994
03 63.0 1964
04 60.0 1996
05 56.8 1978
06 54.9 1961
07 53.1 2014
08 52.9 1970
09 50.3 1920
10 49.0 1936
Top Ten Lowest Snowfall for
the Season December through February
Rank Amount (inches) Year
01 3.4 1944
02 4.5 2006
03 6.2 1989
04 7.5 1946
05 8.0 2004
06 8.4 1953
07 8.5 2005
08 8.8 2012
09 9.8 1932
10 9.9 1947
Top Ten Warmest for the Season December through February
Rank Temperature (°F) Year
01 36.1 1932
02 35.0 2016
03 35.0 2002
04 34.3 2017
05 34.0 2012
06 33.9 1953
07 33.6 1949
08 33.5 1998
09 33.5 1937
10 33.4 1919
Top Ten Coldest for the Season December through February
Rank Temperature (°F) Year
01 21.4 1904
02 21.4 1977
03 21.7 1918
04 22.3 1963
05 22.7 1920
06 23.0 1970
07 23.0 1961
08 23.1 1905
09 23.3 1979
10 23.5 1936

 

Updated: 03.20.2017