The first major snowstorm of the season buried much of New Brunswick under 30 or more centimetres of snow.

As of 2 a.m. Monday, the highest official amount of snow recorded was 37 centimetres in St. Leonard.

The Fredericton area had the next highest amount with 30 centimetres recorded at Gagetown.


Sunday storm dumped 30 or more centimetres of snow in many parts of New Brunswick (CBC)

Anglophone West school district and Anglophone South school district said all of their schools would open at the regular time Monday. However, all buses would be operating on a one hour delay.

Francophone South school district issued a similar notice for its schools in the Fredericton-Oromocto area, with buses running one hour late.

Also, buses were running one hour late for francophone students in Baie Ste. Anne.

In Anglophone East school district,  the kindergarten to Grade 8 school in Tabusintac had its classes cancelled Monday.

This system brought heavy snow, strong winds and poor visibility to much of the province on Sunday. Along the Fundy coast, the snow mixed with or changes to ice pellets during the afternoon.

Snowfall totals as of 2 a.m. Monday were:

Staffed observation sites:

  • Saint John  21 cm
  •  Moncton 27 cm
  •  Gagetown 30 cm
  •  Bathurst 24 cm
  • Saint LĂ©onard 37 cm

Unstaffed observation sites: (estimated)

  •  Charlo 21 cm
  •  Red pines 31 cm
  •  Doaktown 32 cm
  •  Kouchibouguac  40 cm
  •  Bouctouche 24 cm
  •  Mechanic Settlement 25 cm
  •  Fundy Park 17 cm
  •  Point Lepreau 16 cm
  •  Grand Manan Island  15 cm
  •  St Stephen 19 cm