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What is normal (average) for my location?
 
Check the map below, which lists the Average Annual Snowfall for Pennsylvania. Then, if you need further/more-detailed (monthly averages) information, check the Climate database for a location near you. Select:

  1. "Monthly avgs/totals" from Col #1 (Product)
  2. Choose a location near to you from Col #2 (Location)
  3. Select "Snowfall" from Col #3 (Variable)
  4. Select "1981-2010" from Col#4 (Year)
  5. Hit "GO!"

 

Average Annual Snowfall for Pennsylvania
Average Annual Snowfall for Pennsylvania, contours

Location Long-Term
Average
30 Year
Average
1981-2010
Harrisburg 33.2
since 1889
31.2
State College 45.9
since 1893
45.6
Williamsport 38.8
since 1895
36.4

 

The following charts show the individual winter season snowfalls since 1980-1981. Continuous weather records have been kept since 1888 in Harrisburg, and since 1895 in both Williamsport and State College.


Harrisburg, PA Site Snowfall for winter seasons.
Harrisburg, PA Site Snowfall for recent winter seasons.


State College, PA Co-Operative Observation Site Snowfall for winter seasons.
State College, PA Co-Operative Observation Site Snowfall for recent winter seasons.


Williamsport, PA Site Snowfall for winter seasons.
Williamsport, PA Site Snowfall for recent winter seasons.


Laurel Summit, PA Co-Operative Observation Site Snowfall for winter seasons.
Laurel Summit, PA Co-Operative Observation Site Snowfall for recent winter seasons.

 

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