Morning dawned on about three inches of snowfall and it was still coming down.
The average annual snowfall for the state is about 5 in., ranging from 19 in.
Mountain winters were always a surprise to lowlanders and easterners, where the chemistry of moisture played games that produced slush and wet snow, not the sparkling crystals so soft a broom could clear a foot-deep snowfall with a few swishes.
She stood before the panoramic window of his lair, gazing at snowfall so thick, it hid the nearby mountains from sight.
In the district on the east of the main island the snowfall is insignificant, seldom attaining a depth of more than four or five inches and generally melting in a few days, while bright, sunny skies are usual.
In the Adirondack region the snowfall is heavy, the winter long and severe.
Inland beyond the Coast Range the precipitation and general climate are, like those of Ontario, comparatively mild and with moderate snowfall towards the south, but with keen winters farther north.
In winter the snowfall is very light, and even this is frequently removed by warm winds from the west.
There is a heavy snowfall in winter on the mountains, and in a large portion of eastern Washington the average annual snowfall is 40 in.
Above sea-level, being lower on the Pacific side where the heaviest snowfall comes in winter than on the drier north-eastern side.
The Selkirk Mountains have a heavy rainfall and a tremendous snowfall on their western flanks, but very much less precipitation on their eastern side.
The copious snowfall protects vegetation, supplies moisture, and contributes nitrogen to the soil.
Between Georgian Bay and Ottawa the winters are less cold, but usually with a plentiful snowfall; while the summers are warm and sometimes even hot.
The mean annual snowfall increases from 12 in.
The Khawak (11,600 ft.) is not a high pass; the grades are easy and the snowfall usually light.
The climate is healthy and the thermometer rarely falls below o° Fahr., but there is a heavy snowfall and the narrow streets are blocked for some five months in the year.
In the northern section the heavy snowfall is caused by the cyclonic storms along the Canadian border, and in the southern section the snowfall is increased by the storms which ascend the Mississippi Valley.
The most plausible explanation is that, like the discrepancy in the secular acceleration, the observed deviation is only apparent, and arises from slow fluctuations in the earth's rotation, and therefore in our measure of time produced by the motion of great masses of polar ice and the variability of the amount of snowfall on the great continents.
It has long winters, with an abundant snowfall, short and wet springs, hot summers and long and steady autumns.
Owing to the approximate symmetry of the American and Asiatic continents it does not seem likely that the inequality of snowfall would produce an appreciable effect.
At Sodankyla rain or snowfall was often unaccompanied by change of sign in the potential.
The climate is characterized by extreme heat in the summer and cold in the winter; among the mountains the snowfall is heavy, and thunderstorms are frequent, but there is comparatively little rain.
There is an annual snowfall ' of 53 in.
Some snow falls in every month except July and August, and the average annual snowfall amounts to 94.7 in.
The amount of rain is naturally high so near the sea, 40 to 56 in., but the snowfall is not usually excessive.
There is a much lighter snowfall in winter than in northern Ontario and Quebec, with somewhat lower temperatures.