Newfoundland storm recap


St. John's, NL Dec 9, 2021

A low pressure system formed off Cape Hatteras on Wednesday and rapidly intensified as it was passing east of the Avalon Peninsula on Thursday. The storm brought large amounts of snow to parts of Newfoundland, as well as some rain over eastern sections. Very strong winds also accompanied the system.


Snowfall:

  • Gander Int'l Airport: 46.0 cm

  • Terra Nova Nat'l Park (auto): 44.5 cm

  • Lethbridge: 42.0 cm

  • Gander West: 41.0 cm

  • Grand Falls-Windsor: 38.0 cm

  • Millertown (auto): 27.0 cm

  • La Scie (auto): 22.0 cm

  • Bonavista (auto): 21.0 cm

  • Mount Pearl: 20.6 cm

  • Winterland (auto): 18.0 cm

  • St. John's Int'l Airport: 17.8 cm

  • Kippens: 17.6 cm

  • Stephenville Airport: 17.2 cm

  • Deer Lake Airport: 12.0 cm


Rainfall:

  • Cape Race: 35.9 mm

  • St. John's Int'l Airport: 12.0 mm


Wind gusts:

  • Green Island (Fortune Bay): 166 km/h

  • Sagona Island: 148 km/h

  • Cape Pine: 143 km/h

  • Bonavista: 136 km/h

  • Cape Bonavista: 134 km/h

  • Grates Cove: 123 km/h

  • Green Island (Trinity Bay): 119 km/h

  • St. John's Int'l Airport: 119 km/h

  • Cape Race: 117 km/h

  • Saint-Pierre: 117 km/h

  • St. John's (East White Hills): 113 km/h

  • Winterland: 110 km/h

  • Marticot Island: 106 km/h

  • Twillingate: 105 km/h

  • Pass Island: 103 km/h

  • Pool's Island: 103 km/h

  • St. Lawrence: 103 km/h

  • Cape St. Mary's: 101 km/h

  • Gander Int'l Airport: 90 km/h

Data Source: Environment and Climate Change Canada