THE SNOWFALL OF CANAAN MOUNTAIN SUMMIT, TUCKER COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA

Located in Canaan Heights, WV, the official name of this weather station assigned by the National Weather Service is Davis 3SE, indicating it is located 3 miles southeast of the town of Davis, WV. Snowfall observations at this location began in the fall of 2001, and it became an official National Weather Service Cooperative Observer Program (COOP) weather station on July 1, 2002. At an elevation of 3715 feet, this weather station is higher in elevation than all 500+ COOP stations in New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia, except for the station located at Snowshoe, WV.

As of August 1, 2023, Canaan Heights resident Bill Peterson became the official National Weather Service cooperative weather observer here. The weather station was moved to his home about 700 yards to the northeast of the old location and at approximately the same elevation. The official name of the weather station remains Davis 3SE.

The table below shows the daily snowfall and snow depth record.