Top 10 Snowiest Cities in the USA

Top 10 Snowiest Cities in the USA
If you’re lookin’ for the white stuff, and by that I mean snow… These are your best bets!
Jack Frost is a little late this year and had some of us wondering if we’d have a white Christmas after all. But not to fret, snow lovers – the white stuff is on its way! While we all know that the northern part of the country gets dumped on the most

For the Top 10 snowiest citites in the world, please see here: http://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/top-10-snowiest-major-cities-a/23760437
The Weather Channels list of the Top 20 Major Cities: http://www.weather.com/news/weather-winter/20-snowiest-large-cities-america-20140130

10. Salt Lake City (Avg. Yearly Snow: 56.5 inches)
Snow stats:

Record snowiest day: Nov. 24, 1908 (14 inches)
Record snowstorm: Jan. 6-10, 1993 (23.3 inches)
Record snow depth: Jan. 12, 1993 (25 inches)
Average snowiest month: December (13.2 inches)
Record snowiest month: January 1993 (50.3 inches)
Record snowiest season: 1951-1952 (117.3 inches)

9. Worcester, Mass. (Avg. Yearly Snow: 65.6 inches)
#17, Worcester, Massachusetts
Average yearly snowfall: 59.5 inches
Biggest storm: N/A
Days with snow, 2000-2010: 13 percent
Coldest day, 2000-2010: -11.2 degrees, January 16, 2004

Snow stats:

Record snowiest day: Jan. 12, 2011 (21.1 inches)
Record snow depth: Feb. 5, 1961 (42 inches)
Average snowiest month: January (18.6 inches)

8. Cleveland (Avg. Yearly Snow: 68.5 inches)
Cleveland in Ohio is one of the snowiest cities in America with more than 252 centimetres of snow expected over the year. That is a combination of the same Lake Effect snow that Syracuse experiences and also having a humid continental climate. Most of the snow falls in the eastern region known as the Snow Belt. The West Side has only exceeded 250 centimetres of snow in a season three times over the last 40 years. – See more at: http://www.rhinocarhire.com/Top-Ten/Snowy-Cities.aspx#sthash.fJ7sw6BR.dpuf
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#16, Cleveland, Ohio
Average yearly snowfall: 59.8 inches
Biggest storm: 22 inches, February 4, 2009
Days with snow, 2000-2010: 18 percent
Coldest day, 2000-2010: -13 degrees, January 16, 2009
Snow stats:

Record snowiest day: Nov. 10, 1913 (17.4 inches)
Record snow depth: Feb. 5, 2009 (22 inches)
Average snowiest month: January (18.9 inches)
Record snowiest month: January 1978 (42.8 inches)
Record snowiest season: 2004-2005 (117.9 inches)

7. Anchorage, Alaska (Avg. Yearly Snow: 75.6 inches)
Average yearly snowfall: 72.7 inches
Biggest storm: 28 inches, December 23, 2003
Days with snow, 2000-2010: 10 percent
Coldest day, 2000-2010: -22, January 17, 2004
Snow stats:

Record snowiest day: Mar. 17, 2002 (22 inches)
Record snow depth: Dec. 31, 1955 – Jan. 1, 1956 (47 inches)
Average snowiest month: December (17.1 inches)
Record snowiest season: 2011-2012 (134.5 inches)

6. Grand Rapids, Mich. (Avg. Yearly Snow: 75.3 inches) – NEED TO ADJUST
#9, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Average yearly snowfall: 72.3 inches
Biggest storm: 16 inches, December 21, 2008
Days with snow, 2000-2010: 21 percent
Coldest day, 2000-2010: -11.9 degrees, January 27, 2003
Snow stats:

Record snowiest day: Jan. 26, 1978 (16.1 inches)
Record snow depth: Jan. 27, 1978 (27 inches)
Average snowiest month: December (21.6 inches)
Record snowiest month: December 2000 (59.2 inches)
Record snowiest season: 1951-1952 (132 inches)

5. Boulder, Colo. (Avg. Yearly Snow: 87.6 inches)
Snow stats:

Record snowiest day: Oct. 25, 1997 (22.1 inches)
Record snow depth: Oct. 30, 1941 (30 inches)
Average snowiest month: March (17.2 inches)

4. ACCU#9. WEAT#4. Buffalo, N.Y., U.S. (Avg. Yearly Snow: 96.1 inches)
Famous for annual snowfalls and located east of Lake Erie, Buffalo kicks off the list with an annual average of 95 inches of snow. The city is home to 259,384 residents and sits at the head of the Niagara River. President William McKinley was shot in the chest twice during an assassination attempt by anarchist Leon Czolgosz at the Pan-American Exhibition in Buffalo on Sept. 6, 1901. McKinley would die of his wounds days later; Vice President Theodore Roosevelt would then take up the presidency.
Average yearly snowfall: 85.7 inches
Biggest storm: 40.9 inches, December 28, 2001
Days with snow, 2000-2010: 12 percent
Coldest day, 2000-2010: -9 degrees, February 5, 2009

Snow stats:

Record snowiest day: Dec. 10, 1995 (33.9 inches)
Record snow depth: Dec. 28, 2001 (44 inches)
Average snowiest month: December (27.3 inches)
Record snowiest month: Dec. 2001 (82.7 inches)
Record snowiest season: 1976-1977 (199.4 inches)

3. Erie, Pa. (Avg. Yearly Snow: 100.8 inches) – NEED TO ADJUST
Average yearly snowfall: 78.7 inches
Biggest storm: N/A
Days with snow, 2000-2010: 21 percent
Coldest day, 2000-2010: -6 degrees, January 16, 2009
WEAT#2
Snow stats:

Record snowiest day: Nov. 22, 1956 (20 inches)
Record snow depth: Dec. 21, 1989 (39 inches)
Average snowiest month: January (29.8 inches)
Record snowiest month: December 1989 (66.9 inches)
Record snowiest season: 2000-2001 (149.1 inches)

2. Rochester, N.Y., U.S. (Avg. Yearly Snow: 100.5 inches)
Rochester slides into the number nine spot with an annual average of 99 inches of snow. The city is home to more than 260,000 people and is located south of Lake Ontario. One of the first anti-slavery publications ever produced was founded in Rochester in 1847 before the American Civil War. The North Star newspaper was created by famous abolitionist Frederick Douglass. Douglass, always striving to expand upon his education, taught himself how to read and write.
Average yearly snowfall: 88.3 inches
Biggest storm: 20.1 inches, February 14, 2002
Days with snow, 2000-2010: 26 percent
Coldest day, 2000-2010: -11.9 degrees, January 10, 2004
Snow stats:

Record snowiest day: Jan. 3, 1996 (23 inches)
Record snow depth: Mar. 7, 1999 and Feb. 1, 1966 (34 inches)
Average snowiest month: January (27.7 inches)
Record snowiest month: February 1958 (64.8 inches)
Record snowiest season: 1959-1960 (161.7 inches)

1. Syracuse, N.Y., U.S. (Avg. Yearly Snow: 126.3 inches)
While New York itself is a very snowy city, Syracuse gets the most average in New York State. Syracuse is known throughout America for its snowfall and has won the Golden Snowball award. The high snowfall is party a result of the proximity of Lake Ontario and the fact that it has a humid continental climate. The national average in Syracuse is 252 centimetres per year but the record is 487 centimetres. – See more at: http://www.rhinocarhire.com/Top-Ten/Snowy-Cities.aspx#sthash.fJ7sw6BR.dpuf
Tying for fifth place, Syracuse, N.Y., and Quebec City both receive an annual average snowfall of approximately 124 inches. Syracuse is the economic epicenter for much of central New York with more than 145,000 residents. The city is home to Syracuse University, which ranked number two on AccuWeather’s list for top 10 snowiest colleges. Quebec City is the second-largest city in Quebec province with a population of 491,140 people. It is one of the oldest cities in North America, and features a mix of museums and cultural attractions that celebrate the city’s rich European heritage.
Average yearly snowfall: 103.1 inches
Biggest storm: 31.9 inches, January 31, 2004
Days with snow, 2000-2010: 26 percent
Coldest day, 2000-2010: -18 degrees, January 15, 2004
Snow stats:

Record snowiest day: Feb. 15, 1946 (34 inches)
Record snow depth: Feb. 1, 1966 and Feb. 20-21, 1958 (48 inches)
Average snowiest month: January (35.7 inches)
Record snowiest month: January 2004 (78.1 inches)
Record snowiest season: 1992-1993 (192.1 inches)

Top 10 Snowiest Cities In Canada

Top 10 Snowiest Cities In Canada
If you’re lookin’ for the white stuff, and by that I mean snow… These are your best bets!
Jack Frost is a little late this year and had some of us wondering if we’d have a white Christmas after all. But not to fret, snow lovers – the white stuff is on its way! While we all know that the northern part of the country gets dumped on the most
Every part of Canada gets snow. Even the warmest Canadian cities still get between forty and sixty centimetres of snow each year. To get snow each year is just part of being Canadian.

Nice image listing the Canada cities:
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According to:
http://www.currentresults.com/Weather-Extremes/Canada/snowiest-cities.php
St. John’s, Newfoundland and Saguenay, Quebec top the lists as Canada’s snowiest large cities. St. John’s ranks first for total amount of snow, while Saguenay has the most days with fresh snowfall.
Saguenay also leads the country’s cities for how long snow lingers on the ground. But at St John’s, all that snow doesn’t stick around for long. The city doesn’t even make the top ten for most persistent snowpack.

Ten of Canada’s large cities receive an average of over two metres (6.6 feet) of snow every year. These cities with the most snow are scattered throughout Central Canada and the Maritime Provinces.

City, Inches, Centimeters
St. John’s, Newfoundland 131.9 335.0
t’s worse in St. John’s, where it’s “wet, damp and rainy.
Average snowfall: 322cm
Days of snowfall: 84
This coastal town in Newfoundland/Labrador is considered to be the oldest English-settled town in North America. It’s also one of the whitest from December till April, with the second-highest yearly average snowfall.
This is also the windiest city in Canada, 9. Windiest: St. John’s, Nfld. 23 km/h

Saguenay, Quebec 126.6 321.7
Average snowfall: 342cm
Days of snowfall: 96
Also known as the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean area of the province, Saguenay is located 200 miles west of the capital of Quebec City and gets the most snowfall of any big city in the country, with an average yearly snowfall of more than 11 feet.

Québec City, Quebec 119.4 303.4
Quebec is a typical Canadian city with warm and pleasant summers, when temperatures tend to be around 25 degrees Celsius, and long gruelling winters. Residents brace themselves for an annual average of 316 centimetres of snow per year falling over 107 days. Large snowdrifts are common but Canadians are experts at coping with snow. – See more at: http://www.rhinocarhire.com/Top-Ten/Snowy-Cities.aspx#sthash.fJ7sw6BR.dpuf
Average snowfall: 316cm
Days of snowfall: 76
Steeped in history (and mounds of snow), Quebec City receives about 316cm of snow every winter. It’s always been known as a snowy destination, which is probably its draw with tourists – it is one of the most visited cities in the province (after Montreal).

Sherbrooke, Quebec 112.8 286.5
Average snowfall: 294cm
Days of snowfall: 79
A southern Quebec city with lots of wintertime precipitation, Sherbrooke, which is also a big college town, is the fourth biggest municipality in the province – and fourth on the top 10 snowiest cities in Canada).

Sudbury, Ontario 103.7 263.4
Average snowfall: 274cm
Days of snowfall: 78
Sudbury, Ontario is known for two things: its booming mining industry and its massive amounts of snow. It should come as no surprise that it’s also renowned for being a hockey tow

Barrie, Ontario 87.8 223.0
Average snowfall: 238cm
Days of snowfall: 46
A cozy city nestled along Lake Simcoe, Barrie has been called one of the fastest growing cities in the country. It’s also a regular stop for Jack Frost, with above-average snowfall.

Montréal, Quebec 82.5 209.5
Average snowfall: 218cm
Days of snowfall: 60
All that snow in Montreal doesn’t slow down this hopping city – locals as well as visitors take advantage of all that white stuff by skating in the Old Port or on Beaver lake, playing shinny at a local outdoor rink, or just meandering down one of the many snow-covered downtown streets.

Moncton, New Brunswick 111.0 282.0
Trois-Rivières, Quebec 102.0 259.0
—–St. John, New Brunswick 94.3 239.6

Ottawa – Gatineau
Average snowfall: 236cm
Days of snowfall: 66
Canada gets a lot of snow and the capital region is no exception. The average snowfalls rank them within the top 10 snowiest cities in Canada – it’s no wonder they’re popular for winter getaways, with the longest skating rink in the world and tons of seasonal festivities.

Halifax
Average snowfall: 231cm
Days of snowfall: 60
It must be the ocean breeze that brings the snowstorms to this Nova Scotia city. Halifax is the largest city in Atlantic Canada, and next to St. John’s, it’s the one with the most snow.

London
Average snowfall: 202cm
Days of snowfall: 66
The south-western city of London, Ontario is one snow-blanketed city for several months of the year, but it’s also becoming a booming tourist locale, with a budding arts scene as well as loads of festivals.