Interesting Facts About Snow

Snow In The Houston Area (Dec 4, 2009)

(Source: Interesting facts and National Snow and Ice Data Center)

If the weather get cold enough that it doesn’t snow! Because snow is frozen water, if there are not enough water droplets in the air it can’t snow.

Snow is not white, is actually clear/transparent.

The largest snowflakes in the world fell across Fort Keogh in Montana (USA) on 28 January 1887.

Snow is technically a mineral, like iron and salt.

The snow in Antarctica is mostly so hard and flat that it reflects sound as well as light.

Practically every location in the United States has seen snowfall. Even most portions of southern Florida have seen a few snow flurries.

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