How Many Snowstorms Hit the United States Each Winter?

The National Weather Service says that an average of 105 snow producing storms affect the United States each year.

Most last from 2 to 5 days and bring snow to parts of several states.

The snowiest city in the United States is Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. It gets an average of 117 inches (297 cm) of snow a year.

Second place goes to Juneau, Alaska, with an average of 99 inches (251 cm).

Buffalo, New York, is in third place, with 92 inches (234 cm) of snow a year on average.

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