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Old 02-08-2014, 06:43 PM
 
Location: Kharkiv, Ukraine
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The first snow here usually happens before temperature gets below freezing, so which is the highest temperature at which snow can fall?
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Old 02-08-2014, 07:35 PM
 
Location: East of Seattle since 1992, originally from SF Bay Area
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It's snowing here now, at 33F, and I have see it snow at 36, but not above that. The important thing is the temperature higher up where the clouds are, if it's not too much above freezing down on the earth surface, it can snow, but will not stick.
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Old 02-08-2014, 07:41 PM
 
Location: Northville, MI
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42 F as recorded in Atlantic city NJ.
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Old 02-08-2014, 07:46 PM
 
Location: White House, TN
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Probably about 50 F / 10 C, but that would be a very once in a lifetime thing. Warmest snow I've ever seen where I live is about 41 F / 5 C. I've also seen it rain, not freezing - while I drove - at 31.8 F / -0.1 C.
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Old 02-08-2014, 11:12 PM
 
Location: Sydney, Australia
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Definitely 5C at most.
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Old 02-09-2014, 02:21 AM
 
Location: North West Northern Ireland.
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8c
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Old 02-09-2014, 02:24 AM
 
Location: North West Northern Ireland.
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Definitely 5C at most.
Its snowed at 8c here in April.
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Old 02-09-2014, 02:39 AM
 
Location: Rimini, Emilia-Romagna, Italy (440 N)
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With heavy precipitations and absence of foehn or bora winds, here it may snow even at 5C, with the temperature reaching 1-2C in a few hours. If precipitations are weak, at the same temperature we have only rain.
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Old 02-09-2014, 03:49 AM
 
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here's some good information on this subject

Snow at above freezing temperatures | ScienceBits
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Old 02-09-2014, 04:04 AM
 
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The world record is 15,5C in Southern Texas in 1929.
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