Giant white snow flake, along with sporadic other snows, dangle over an industrial city

How much snow falls in Salisbury, MD?

Snowfall Levels and Winter Experience in Salisbury, MD

With its position out on the Delmarva Peninsula, Salisbury experiences a unique climate. We often get questions about how our city fares during the winter months. On average, how much snow does Salisbury receive each year?


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Salisbury averages just over seven inches of snow per year. In comparison to other places in the United States, this is not much snow; the US average is 28 inches of snow per year. This figure also makes Salisbury one of the least snowy places in Maryland.

What’s the snowiest month in Salisbury, MD?

January is the snowiest month of the year in Salisbury, with 2.5 inches of snow. January averages 2.2 days with more than one inch of snow on the ground. As these are the highest snow-levels year-round, it’s easy to see that Salisbury is not all that snowy of a place compared to many others.

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How cold does it get in Salisbury, MD?

January is also the coldest month of the year, with lows reaching an average of 27 degrees. This figure means that Salisbury ranks warmer than most places in Maryland.

There are 83.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, with only 0.2 days annually that that low falls below zero degrees.

How much of the year sees snow in Salisbury, MD?

Four months of the year are classed as having significant snowfall in Salisbury; snow tends to fall between November and April, with chances petering out during early May.

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How much precipitation does Salisbury receive?

The city gets some kind of precipitation an average of 108 days per year. Precipitation is classified as rain, snow, sleet or hail that makes it to the ground.

How pleasant is the climate in Salisbury, MD?

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index currently ranks the comfort of Salisbury, MD at 7.5 out of 10. This makes it one of the most pleasant places in Maryland.

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