Weather summary
for Newfoundland
issued by Environment Canada
at 4:57 p.m. NST Monday 6 January 2020.


A low pressure system tracked south of Newfoundland on Sunday, 
January 5th, 2020. Snow developped along the south coast on Sunday 
morning and spread elewhere throughout the day. Most areas remained 
as snow, however portions of the southern Avalon Peninsula changed 
over to ice pellets mixed with rain briefly. Strong northeasterly 
winds accompanied the snow, causing significantly reduced visibility 
in snow and blowing snow Sunday night into Monday morning. 
Conditions over most areas improved by mid day on Monday, however 
snow continued in the northeast and east into the afternoon. 

The following is a summary of weather event information received by 
Environment and Climate Change Canada. 

1. Summary of snowfall in centimetres from official sites: 

St. John's Int'l Airport: 42 
Bonavista: 30.6 (based on a 10:1 snow to liquid water ratio) 
Terra Nova National Park: 29.9 (based on a 10:1 snow to liquid water 
St. John's West: 27.8 (based on a 16:1 snow to liquid water ratio) 
Gander Int'l Airport: 20 

2. Summary of snowfall in centimetres from the CoCoRaHS observation 

Paradise: 44.2 (as of 9:00am NST) 
Mount Pearl 1: 36.3 (as of 7:00am NST) 
Whitbourne: 35.1 (as of 10:00am NST) 
Mount Pearl 2: 32.7 (as of 8:30am NST, based on a 16.1 snow to 
liquid water ratio) 

3. Summary of snowfall in centimetres from private observations: 

Mount Pearl: 43.2 (as of 3:30pm NST) 
St John's East: 41.2 
CBS: 37 (as of 12:30pm NST) 
St. Marys: 30 (as of 3:30pm NST) 
Grand Bank: Approx 30 (as of 12:30pm NST) 
St. Alban's: approx 19 (as of 12:30pm NST) 

4. Summary of peak wind gusts in kilometres per hour: 

Bonavista: 106 
St. Lawrence: 106 
Twillingate: 106 
Grates Cove: 104 
Burgeo: 98 
St. John's Int'l Airport: 93 
Cape Race: 93

Please note that this summary may contain preliminary or unofficial 
information and does not constitute a complete or final report.