1. The largest recorded
snowflake was 15 inches (38 centimetres) wide.
2. ‘Champagne powder’, ‘corduroy’ and ‘mashed potatoes’ are terms
used by skiers to describe different kinds of snow.
3. Very light snow is known to occur
at high latitudes on Mars.
4. It is a popular urban legend
that the Inuit
or Eskimos have an unusually
large number of words for snow. In reality, the Eskimo-Aleut languages have
about the same number of distinct
word roots referring to snow as English does.
twelve per cent of the Earth's land
surface is covered in permanent
snow and ice.
6. Japanese physicist , Ukichiro Nakaya, is credited with
making the first artificial
7. The U.S. state of Utah’s car license plates
that Utah has 'The Greatest Snow on Earth'.
8. The heaviest snowfall in the UK was in 1695.
It snowed every day in London for 5 weeks, and the River Thames froze
The snow didn’t fully clear until mid-April.
9. The average snowflake is made up of 180 billion
10. If you are terrified
of snow, then you suffer from Chionophobia.