Snowfall Totals by City

What are the snowiest cities in the U.S.?  NerdWallet looked at data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to determine the average annual snowfall for major cities.

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Rank City Average annual snowfall
1 VALDEZ, AK 316.8
2 MT. WASHINGTON, NH 260.0
3 BLUE CANYON, CA 240.3
4 YAKUTAT, AK 190.3
5 MARQUETTE, MI 149.1
6 SYRACUSE, NY 119.3
7 SAULT STE. MARIE, MI 116.7
8 TALKEETNA, AK 115.4
9 CARIBOU, ME 112.2
10 MOUNT SHASTA, CA 104.9
11 LANDER, WY 101.1
12 FLAGSTAFF, AZ 100.9
13 JUNEAU, AK 99.0
14 SEXTON SUMMIT, OR 97.8
15 MUSKEGON, MI 96.3
16 ROCHESTER, NY 94.3
17 BUFFALO, NY 94.2
18 MCGRATH, AK 93.5
19 ERIE, PA. 92.6
20 BETTLES, AK 85.8
21 BINGHAMTON, NY 85.2
22 ALPENA, MI 84.4
23 DULUTH, MN 81.5
24 BURLINGTON, VT 80.9
25 KODIAK, AK 80.3
26 ELKINS, WV 77.1
27 CASPER, WY 76.6
28 GRAND RAPIDS, MI 75.0
29 HOUGHTON LAKE, MI 74.6
30 ANCHORAGE, AK 72.8
31 SHERIDAN, WY 71.4
32 SOUTH BEND, IN 70.8
33 PORTLAND, ME 70.5
34 WORCESTER, MA 70.0
35 INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MN 66.5
36 NOME, AK 66.3
37 COLD BAY,AK 66.1
38 FAIRBANKS, AK 66.1
39 CONCORD, NH 65.9
40 ALBANY, NY 64.0
41 KALISPELL, MT 63.7
42 BLUE HILL, MA 61.7
43 BECKLEY, WV 60.6
44 GREAT FALLS, MT 60.3
45 ST. PAUL ISLAND, AK 60.0
46 YOUNGSTOWN, OH 60.0
47 CLEVELAND, OH 59.8
48 DENVER, CO 59.6
49 SALT LAKE CITY, UT 58.2
50 HOMER, AK 57.8
51 BETHEL, AK 57.0
52 CHEYENNE, WY 56.9
53 BILLINGS, MT 56.5
54 KOTZEBUE, AK 54.5
55 GULKANA,AK 52.2
56 ELY, NV 51.3
57 HARTFORD, CT 51.0
58 MINNEAPOLIS-ST.PAUL, MN 50.4
59 GREEN BAY, WI 49.9
60 ROCHESTER, MN 49.6
61 LANSING, MI 49.4
62 SPOKANE, WA 49.0
63 MILWAUKEE, WI 48.7
64 ANNETTE, AK 48.3
65 AVOCA, PA 48.3
66 AKRON, OH 48.1
67 KING SALMON, AK 47.9
68 FLINT, MI 46.8
69 MISSOULA, MT 46.1
70 MANSFIELD, OH 46.1
71 MADISON, WI 46.0
72 HELENA, MT 45.8
73 MILFORD, UT 45.1
74 SAINT CLOUD, MN 44.9
75 BISMARCK, ND 44.9
76 BIG DELTA,AK 44.8
77 PITTSBURGH, PA 44.6
78 LA CROSSE, WI 44.2
79 WILLISTON, ND 43.8
80 DUBUQUE,IA 43.7
81 BOSTON, MA 43.7
82 DETROIT, MI 43.3
83 FARGO, ND 42.4
84 BARTER IS. ,AK 42.1
85 POCATELLO, ID 41.9
86 SCOTTSBLUFF, NE 41.6
87 SIOUX FALLS, SD 41.6
88 WILLIAMSPORT, PA 41.4
89 BURNS,OR 41.3
90 HURON, SD 41.2
91 RAPID CITY, SD 41.2
92 COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 40.8
93 CHICAGO,IL 39.5
94 ELKO, NV 39.5
95 TOLEDO, OH 38.2
96 UNALAKLEET, AK 38.0
97 ABERDEEN, SD 37.8
98 GOODLAND, KS 37.1
99 PROVIDENCE, RI 36.7
100 ROCKFORD, IL 36.1
101 MIDDLETOWN/HARRISBURG, IA 34.7
102 DES MOINES, IA 34.5
103 HARRISBURG, PA 34.3
104 CHARLESTON, WV 33.9
105 VALENTINE, NE 33.7
106 FORT WAYNE, IN 33.6
107 WATERLOO, IA 33.5
108 ALLENTOWN, PA 33.5
109 SIOUX CITY, IA 33.2
110 GLASGOW, MT 32.9
111 ALAMOSA, CO 32.5
112 PUEBLO, CO 32.5
113 BARROW, AK 31.9
114 MOLINE, IL 31.6
115 OMAHA (NORTH), NE 31.2
116 NORFOLK, NE 31.0
117 OMAHA EPPLEY AP, NE 30.8
118 NORTH PLATTE, NE 30.7
119 GRAND ISLAND, NE 30.6
120 NEWARK, NJ 29.5
121 NEW YORK C.PARK, NY 29.4
122 LINCOLN, NE 28.9
123 COLUMBUS, OH 28.9
124 ISLIP, NY 28.3
125 DAYTON, OH 28.0
126 NEW YORK (LAGUARDIA AP), NY 27.7
127 BRIDGEPORT, CT 27.5
128 PEORIA, IL 26.1
129 YAKIMA, WA 25.9
130 HUNTINGTON, WV 25.2
131 RENO, NV 25.1
132 INDIANAPOLIS, IN 24.6
133 NEW YORK (JFK AP), NY 24.5
134 JACKSON, KY 24.3
135 GREATER CINCINNATI, KY 24.2
136 WINNEMUCCA, NV 24.0
137 WASHINGTON DULLES AP, D.C 23.9
138 SPRINGFIELD, IL 23.5
139 GRAND JUNCTION, CO 23.4
140 CLAYTON, NM 23.4
141 COLUMBIA, MO 22.9
142 ROANOKE, VA 22.8
143 CONCORDIA, KS 22.3
144 PHILADELPHIA, PA 22.3
145 WILMINGTON, DE 22.1
146 BALTIMORE, MD 22.0
147 TOPEKA, KS 21.0
148 BOISE, ID 20.7
149 KANSAS CITY, MO 20.5
150 BLOCK IS.,RI 20.5
151 DODGE CITY, KS 20.1
152 ST. LOUIS, MO 19.8
153 WASHINGTON NAT’L AP, D.C. 19.5
154 LYNCHBURG, VA 18.3
155 SPRINGFIELD, MO 18.1
156 PENDLETON, OR 17.7
157 ATLANTIC CITY AP, NJ 17.5
158 WALLA WALLA, WA 17.3
159 AMARILLO, TX 17.0
160 OLYMPIA, WA 16.7
161 LOUISVILLE, KY 16.6
162 WICHITA, KS 16.2
163 LEXINGTON, KY 16.2
164 LEWISTON, ID 15.7
165 ASHEVILLE, NC 15.7
166 BRISTOL-JOHNSON CITY-KINGSPORT 15.5
167 EVANSVILLE, IN 14.4
168 RICHMOND, VA 14.0
169 QUILLAYUTE, WA 13.1
170 TULSA, OK 12.9
171 ROSWELL, NM 12.6
172 CAIRO,IL 11.7
173 KNOXVILLE, TN 11.6
174 SEATTLE SEA-TAC AP, WA 11.4
175 ALBUQUERQUE, NM 11.3
176 PADUCAH, KY 11.1
177 WINSLOW, AZ 10.5
178 LUBBOCK, TX 10.4
179 OAK RIDGE,TN 10.1
180 OKLAHOMA CITY, OK 10.0
181 NASHVILLE, TN 9.9
182 WALLOPS ISLAND, VA 9.5
183 GREENSBORO-WINSTON-SALEM, NC 9.3
184 NORFOLK, VA 8.3
185 BISHOP, CA 8.1
186 RALEIGH, NC 7.7
187 MEDFORD, OR 7.4
188 SEATTLE C.O., WA 7.3
189 GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG AP 6.8
190 NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR 6.7
191 SALEM, OR 6.6
192 PORTLAND, OR 6.5
193 EUGENE, OR 6.4
194 FORT SMITH, AR 6.2
195 WICHITA FALLS, TX 6.2
196 CHARLOTTE, NC 5.8
197 LITTLE ROCK, AR 5.5
198 EL PASO, TX 5.5
199 MEMPHIS, TN 5.4
200 ABILENE, TX 5.1
201 MIDLAND-ODESSA, TX 4.9
202 CHATTANOOGA, TN 4.4
203 ASTORIA, OR 4.3
204 REDDING, CA 4.2
205 SAN ANGELO, TX 3.4
206 TUPELO, MS 3.3
207 HUNTSVILLE, AL 3.0
208 DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX 3.0
209 ATHENS, GA 2.4
210 ATLANTA, GA 2.2
211 WILMINGTON, NC 2.2
212 COLUMBIA, SC 2.0
213 BIRMINGHAM C.O.,AL 1.9
214 CAPE HATTERAS, NC 1.9
215 SHREVEPORT, LA 1.7
216 WACO, TX 1.7
217 BIRMINGHAM AP,AL 1.5
218 LAS VEGAS, NV 1.3
219 TUCSON, AZ 1.2
220 AUGUSTA,GA 1.2
221 MERIDIAN, MS 1.2
222 JACKSON, MS 1.0
223 AUSTIN, TX 1.0
224 MACON, GA 0.9
225 DEL RIO, TX 0.9
226 CHARLESTON AP,SC 0.8
227 SAN ANTONIO, TX 0.7
228 COLUMBUS, GA 0.5
229 MOBILE, AL 0.4
230 MONTGOMERY, AL 0.4
231 SAVANNAH, GA 0.4
232 HOUSTON, TX 0.4
233 LAKE CHARLES, LA 0.3
234 PORT ARTHUR, TX 0.3
235 EUREKA, CA 0.2
236 PENSACOLA, FL 0.2
237 BATON ROUGE, LA 0.2
238 NEW ORLEANS, LA 0.2
239 GALVESTON, TX 0.2
240 FRESNO, CA 0.1
241 VICTORIA, TX 0.1
242 SANTA BARBARA, CA 0.0
243 FORT MYERS, FL 0.0
244 KEY WEST, FL 0.0
245 HILO, HI 0.0
246 HONOLULU,HI 0.0
247 KAHULUI, HI 0.0
248 LIHUE, HI 0.0