- All snowflakes have 6 sides.
- People buy more cakes, cookies and candies than any other food when a blizzard is forecast
- Chionophobia is a fear of snow.
- The average snowflake falls at a speed of 3.1 miles per hour.
- Snow is actually colorless. Light absorption gives snow its white appearance.
- An average snowflake is made of 180 billion molecules of water.
- A blizzard occurs when you cannot see more than a 1/4 of a mile, the winds are 35 miles an hour or more and the storm lasts for at least 3 hours. If all 3 are not met, it is just a snowstorm.
Stay safe and keep warm!