The 10 Snowiest Cities In New Hampshire For 2021


We looked at the data to see which cities in New Hampshire have the most snow every year.

Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2021. This is our first time ranking the snowiest cities in New Hampshire.

Sure, a Saturday morning right after a foot of fluffy snow is the best thing ever. But that same amount of snow on Tuesday in New Hampshire can make a commute last forever. So just imagine it's the dead of winter, and the time of year when the ground is frozen, the air is bone chilling, and there are piles of dirty, nasty ice encrusted snow all over the place.

This is about the time of year when you're just about ready for spring -- especially in Groveton, the snowiest place in New Hampshire.

So, put on your parkas, snow boots and your gloves and let's go outside to see which New Hampshire cities get dumped on the most every year. After analyzing all the cities in New Hampshire with a decent amount of people in them, we came up with this list as the 10 snowiest cities in Granite State.

The 10 Snowiest Cities In New Hampshire For 2021

  1. Groveton
  2. Berlin
  3. North Conway
  4. Woodsville
  5. South Hooksett
  6. Suncook
  7. Contoocook
  8. Claremont
  9. Lebanon
  10. Tilton Northfield

What's the snowiest place in New Hampshire with more than 1,000 people? That would be Groveton with an average annual snowfall of 108.3 inches.

Read on below to see where your town ranked, you snow angels.

And if you already knew these places were snowy, check out the best places to live in New Hampshire or the cheapest places in New Hampshire.

The 10 Snowiest Cities In New Hampshire For 2021

Overall SnackAbility

4
/10

Population: 1,132
Average Annual Snowfall: 108.3 inches
More on Groveton: Real Estate

Berlin, NH

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Overall SnackAbility

4
/10

Population: 9,580
Average Annual Snowfall: 104.2 inches
More on Berlin: Real Estate |  Cost Of Living | Crime Report

North Conway, NH

Source: Wikipedia User |
Overall SnackAbility

6
/10

Population: 2,314
Average Annual Snowfall: 82.8 inches
More on North Conway: Real Estate

4. Woodsville

Overall SnackAbility

/10

Population: 1,364
Average Annual Snowfall: 71.5 inches
More on Woodsville: Real Estate

South Hooksett, NH

Overall SnackAbility

6
/10

Population: 5,825
Average Annual Snowfall: 66.9 inches
More on South Hooksett: Real Estate |  Cost Of Living

Suncook, NH

Overall SnackAbility

5
/10

Population: 5,247
Average Annual Snowfall: 66.9 inches
More on Suncook: Real Estate |  Cost Of Living

Overall SnackAbility

4
/10

Population: 1,801
Average Annual Snowfall: 66.9 inches
More on Contoocook: Real Estate

Claremont, NH

Source: Public domain
Overall SnackAbility

6
/10

Population: 13,076
Average Annual Snowfall: 65.4 inches
More on Claremont: Real Estate |  Cost Of Living | Crime Report

Lebanon, NH

Overall SnackAbility

7
/10

Population: 13,535
Average Annual Snowfall: 64.3 inches
More on Lebanon: Real Estate |  Cost Of Living | Crime Report

Overall SnackAbility

5
/10

Population: 3,725
Average Annual Snowfall: 64.3 inches
More on Tilton Northfield: Real Estate

How We Determined The Cities In New Hampshire With The Most Snow

In order to rank the snowiest cities in New Hampshire, we only had to scrape the database of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), to see which cities in the Granite State get the most annual snowfall.

Before we get too far, here are the annual snowfall rates for major cities:

  • Manchester -- 58.9 inches
  • Nashua -- 56.6 inches
  • Concord -- 62.0 inches

There's a complete chart at the bottom.

If you're curious, here are the places that get the least amount of snow in New Hampshire with at least snow snowfall:

  1. Dover -- 49.9 inches
  2. Somersworth -- 51.2 inches
  3. Rochester -- 53.8 inches

For more New Hampshire reading, check out:

Detailed List Of The Snowiest Places In New Hampshire

Rank City Snow (Inches) Population
1 Groveton 108.3 1,132
2 Berlin 104.2 9,580
3 North Conway 82.8 2,314
4 Woodsville 71.5 1,364
5 South Hooksett 66.9 5,825
6 Suncook 66.9 5,247
7 Contoocook 66.9 1,801
8 Claremont 65.4 13,076
9 Lebanon 64.3 13,535
10 Tilton Northfield 64.3 3,725
11 Franklin 64.2 8,460
12 Pinardville 64.2 4,903
13 Concord 62.0 42,537
14 West Swanzey 60.8 1,402
15 North Walpole 60.8 1,023
16 Manchester 58.9 110,139
17 Keene 58.0 23,403
18 Laconia 57.8 16,075
19 Nashua 56.6 87,110
20 Hampton Beach 55.1 2,068
21 Portsmouth 54.7 21,426
22 Rochester 53.8 29,954
23 Somersworth 51.2 11,778
24 Dover 49.9 30,534
25 Derry nan 22,363
26 Londonderry nan 10,729
27 Durham nan 10,640
28 Hampton nan 9,338
29 Exeter nan 9,223
30 Milford nan 9,107
31 Hanover nan 8,360
32 Hudson nan 7,388
33 Newmarket nan 5,319
34 Newport nan 4,798
35 Littleton nan 4,663
36 Farmington nan 4,203
37 Plymouth nan 3,913
38 Hooksett nan 3,820
39 East Merrimack nan 3,774
40 Conway nan 3,325
41 Goffstown nan 3,124
42 Peterborough nan 3,113
43 Raymond nan 3,052
44 Wolfeboro nan 2,600
45 Jaffrey nan 2,478
46 Bristol nan 1,928
47 Meredith nan 1,749
48 Belmont nan 1,738
49 Hillsborough nan 1,697
50 Pittsfield nan 1,629
51 Henniker nan 1,623
52 Epping nan 1,597
53 Winchester nan 1,544
54 Gorham nan 1,518
55 Hinsdale nan 1,508
56 New London nan 1,486
57 Lancaster nan 1,417
58 Ashland nan 1,412
59 Troy nan 1,379
60 Antrim nan 1,302
61 Colebrook nan 1,286
62 Greenville nan 1,178
63 Enfield nan 1,129
64 Whitefield nan 1,087
65 Charlestown nan 1,020
66 Marlborough nan 1,008

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

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