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Top 25 Snowiest Cities in America

Niche compiled a list of the top 50 snowiest cities in the contiguous United States—those boasting the most snowfall during the winter months. This ranking uses the 30-year average monthly snowfall totals for December through March, as reported by NOAA and only includes U.S. cities with a population above 50,000.

  1. EllenAbbot-WRVO
    • Average Snowfall
      110.0 in.
    • Average High in January
      32°F
    • Average Low in January
      16°F
  2. bianchi_honda
    • Average Snowfall
      89.0 in.
    • Average High in January
      34°F
    • Average Low in January
      21°F
  3. KenWoitaszek2
    • Average Snowfall
      87.8 in.
    • Average High in January
      32°F
    • Average Low in January
      18°F
  4. Reuters
    Buffalo is the number 4 snowiest city in America
    • Average Snowfall
      82.9 in.
    • Average High in January
      31°F
    • Average Low in January
      18°F
  5. Tyler_Finvold
    • Average Snowfall
      81.7 in.
    • Average High in January
      42°F
    • Average Low in January
      17°F
  6. Matt_Sutkoski
    Utica is one of the snowiest cities in America
    • Average Snowfall
      77.5 in.
    • Average High in January
      29°F
    • Average Low in January
      13°F
  7. Grand Rapids is one of the snowiest cities in america
    • Average Snowfall
      65.8 in.
    • Average High in January
      31°F
    • Average Low in January
      18°F
  8. morbidmtb.com
    Duluth is one of the snowiest cities in America
    • Average Snowfall
      62.7 in.
    • Average High in January
      19°F
    • Average Low in January
      2°F
  9. clecityhall.com
    Cleveland is one of the snowiest cities in America
    • Average Snowfall
      60.3 in.
    • Average High in January
      34°F
    • Average Low in January
      22°F
  10. ScottNamestnik
    • Average Snowfall
      60.0 in.
    • Average High in January
      31°F
    • Average Low in January
      18°F
  11. denholms.blogspot.com
    • Average Snowfall
      58.5 in.
    • Average High in January
      31°F
    • Average Low in January
      17°F
  12. CoreyTempleton-PortlandDailyPhoto
    • Average Snowfall
      57.2 in.
    • Average High in January
      31°F
    • Average Low in January
      13°F
  13. coloradolandmarkblog.com
    • Average Snowfall
      55.0 in.
    • Average High in January
      47°F
    • Average Low in January
      22°F
  14. PaulaLemire-AlbanyDailyPhoto
    • Average Snowfall
      53.9 in.
    • Average High in January
      31°F
    • Average Low in January
      14°F
  15. benjamission.blogspot.com
    • Average Snowfall
      52.0 in.
    • Average High in January
      33°F
    • Average Low in January
      12°F
  16. SSS-UniversityofMichigan
    • Average Snowfall
      51.3 in.
    • Average High in January
      31°F
    • Average Low in January
      18°F
  17. sledriding.com
    • Average Snowfall
      50.5 in.
    • Average High in January
      32°F
    • Average Low in January
      16°F
  18. parksandrecreation.idaho_.gov
    • Average Snowfall
      50.3 in.
    • Average High in January
      36°F
    • Average Low in January
      19°F
    • Average Snowfall
      45.6 in.
    • Average High in January
      33°F
    • Average Low in January
      18°F
  19. uthaflyfishingclub.com
    • Average Snowfall
      45.0 in.
    • Average High in January
      40°F
    • Average Low in January
      22°F
    • Average Snowfall
      44.0 in.
    • Average High in January
      31°F
    • Average Low in January
      14°F
  20. michaelpking.blogspot.com
    • Average Snowfall
      44.1 in.
    • Average High in January
      24°F
    • Average Low in January
      9°F
  21. madisonrealestatefind.com
    • Average Snowfall
      44.0 in.
    • Average High in January
      26°F
    • Average Low in January
      11°F
  22. FEMA
    • Average Snowfall
      42.8 in.
    • Average High in January
      18°F
    • Average Low in January
      0°F
  23. monroenews.com
    • Average Snowfall
      42.2 in.
    • Average High in January
      30°F
    • Average Low in January
      15°F
Cities Assessed by this Ranking

At the time of analysis, our database contained records for 732 cities. For the purpose of ranking the snowiest cities, we looked only at locations classified as cities in the contiguous United States with a population of 50,000 or more. Additionally, only the city with the largest population within its county and/or metro area was included to represent an area. Of the cities that met these qualifications, we were able to rank 252.

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Top 25 Snowiest Cities in America