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Statistically speaking, which locations really are America’s snowiest cities? Just to set your frame of reference, the table to the right shows the average annual snow totals for some major cities that may come to mind first.
Average Yearly Snow Syracuse 128″ Cleveland 68.3″ Denver 52.8″ Boston 45.1″ Chicago 37.7″ New York City 26.7″
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We examined 30-year average annual snowfall data from NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center to come up with a list of America’s Six Snowiest Cities.
We limited the list to cities with populations of at least 1,000 as of the latest census data. Unincorporated towns, mountains, national parks and ranger stations were not included.
Keep the big city snow totals to the right in mind as we kick off with number six.