Thursday, January 28, 2016

Fun facts about snow

  • The average snowflake is made up of 180 billion molecules of water.
  • Around 12% of Earth’s land surface is covered in permanent snow and ice.
  • All snowflakes have six sides.
  • An average of 105 snow-producing storms affect the United States every year.
  • Rochester, New York gets an average of 94 inches of snow a year.
  • Chionophobia is the fear of snow.
  • The average snowflake falls at 3.1 miles per hour.

--Kara Kelso

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