Facts About Snow You Never Heard Before

Snow echoes

Within snow, sound waves bounce at a high frequency, so the snow instead of absorbing a sound, reflects it.

 

The heaviest snowfall within 24 hours occurred in 1921

In April 1921, Silver Lake, Colorado was buried in 75.8 inches.

 

Watermelon snow is poisonous

It has pigmented algae growing underneath and needless, you should not be putting toxic algae in your mouth.

 

Alaska has the whitest Christmas in the States

On an average, Alaska gets 326 inches of snow every year.

 

The biggest snowflake ever fell from the sky in 1887

This 15-inch mammoth-snow fell in Fort Keogh, Montana.

 

Snow isn’t actually white

Snow is translucent. It’s the light that shines off it that makes it appear white.

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