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Which U.S. cities get the most snow?

Have you ever wondered what cities actually get the most snowfall per year? This list will likely make you want to run away from any of the cities on this list. However, if you are a big fan of snow you might just want to book your next vacation to one of these snowy cities. Check out this list from weather.com

Big Cities with highest average snowfall

  1. 1. Syracuse, New York – 128 inches per year
  2. 2. Cleveland, Ohio – 63.8 inches per year
  3. 3. Denver, Colorado – 52.8 inches per year
  4. 4. Boston, Massachusetts – 45.1 inches per year
  5. 5. Chicago, Illinois – 37.7 inches per year
  6. 6. New York City, New York – 26.7 inches per year

Cities with population>1000 with highest average snowfall

  1. 1. Valdez, Alaska – 326.3 inches per year
  2. 2. Crested Butte, Colorado – 215.8 inches per year
  3. 3. Hancock, Michigan – 211.7 inches per year
  4. 4. Truckee, California – 202.6 inches per year
  5. 5. Lead, South Dakota – 201.4 inches per year
  6. 6. Bonnville, New York – 193.7 inches per year

Have you experienced major snow storms in any of the following cities? Share your stories below!

Maine Snowstorm



2 comments

  1. Temperatures are usually much colder in Chicago leading to more snow precipitation vs. more rain in New York.

    • dogbert784
    • March 20, 2013  at  1:03 PM

    I didn’t realize New York City got less snow than Chicago.



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