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Old 01-27-2009, 04:00 PM
 
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What town or location in the United States receives the greatest average amount of snowfall every year?
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Old 01-27-2009, 06:15 PM
 
Location: Eastern NC
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A quick google search showed that Tamarac, California holds the seasonal record for the most snowfall in the US.
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Old 01-29-2009, 02:29 PM
 
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On average, Paradise Ranger Station in the Cascades in Washington averages about 900 inches of snow, but city? Hmmmmmmm.....Alta, Utah averages 540 inches a year
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Old 01-29-2009, 09:18 PM
 
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Not ski resorts, not mountain tops, not little hick towns, only real cities:

Average Snow for Cities

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Old 01-30-2009, 09:07 AM
 
Location: Two Rivers, Wisconsin
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Thank you, excellent list confirms why I did not move by sister in the UP! She is between Gladstone and Manistique! I do wonder though why Houghton is not on the list, in the Keweenaw Peninsula!

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Old 01-30-2009, 09:48 AM
 
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Than you, bellafinzi

I added your link to my "fovorites" for quick,easy reference.

It appears upstate NY and the UP of Michigan dominate.

Seeing Flagstaff Arizona's snowfall total also reaffirms my decision to drop that as a relocation destination despite their milder winter temps than MN and their "perfect" summer temps.
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Old 01-30-2009, 11:22 AM
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Location: Madison, WI Metro Area
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Than you, bellafinzi

I added your link to my "fovorites" for quick,easy reference.

It appears upstate NY and the UP of Michigan dominate.

Seeing Flagstaff Arizona's snowfall total also reaffirms my decision to drop that as a relocation destination despite their milder winter temps than MN and their "perfect" summer temps.
Santa Fe, NM is another metro you could look into. It is a dry climate with occasional snowfall. It is also very sunny there.
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Old 06-19-2009, 01:34 PM
 
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Than you, bellafinzi

I added your link to my "fovorites" for quick,easy reference.

It appears upstate NY and the UP of Michigan dominate.

Seeing Flagstaff Arizona's snowfall total also reaffirms my decision to drop that as a relocation destination despite their milder winter temps than MN and their "perfect" summer temps.
Buffalo always gets a buttload of snow...lake effect.
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Old 06-19-2009, 01:51 PM
 
Location: Mojave Desert, Southern California
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What town or location in the United States receives the greatest average amount of snowfall every year?
Back east doesnt even compare to what we get out here in terms of depth

The sierra nevadas in California have set numerous records for snowfall for the US. Sierra Snowfall

i actually grew up in lake tahoe and remember it taking 3 1/2 - 4 feet of snow to close the schools down. tons and tons of snow...
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Old 06-19-2009, 08:33 PM
 
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Buffalo always gets a buttload of snow...lake effect.
Yeah, but Syracuse and Rochester gets waaaaaaaay more than Buffalo does. Buffalo only averages around 90 inches while Rochester and Syracuse both average over 110 inches.
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