The air temperature needs to be at the freezing point of water. Even if the temperature near the ground is above freezing, it can still snow if the air at higher levels is cold enough and the flakes large enough not to melt completely before getting to our level.
Snow is the the water vapor that freezes in the clouds before it falls.Water freezes at 32 degrees Fahrenheit. So if it is 32 degrees Fahrenheit or colder inside the clouds, it will snow. Air does not hold water very well when the temperature is less than 15 degrees Fahrenheit. So for snow to fall and stay on the ground, the temperature has to be between 15 and the 30s degrees Fahrenheit.
by Wendi M 8 years ago
I just went outside to start my car and it yelled at me!It's 3 degrees out there...OUCH!!!
by Myn Is Me 6 years ago
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by Alan 5 years ago
After so many posts in reply to the question of "your" and "you're," I don't have time to look through them all, but it does not seem to me that anyone has put forward the obvious need for having spelling and grammar correct.The English language is very reliant upon context,...
by Aficionada 7 years ago
...in south-central Indiana.No joke!It was cold when I left the house earlier this evening. Colder still when I left point A to go to a restaurant. Leaving after eating, we sure enough saw white stuff falling out of the sky. It looked like November.Probably won't be enough to...
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by Jill Kostowskie 7 years ago
How does the winter make you feel?For myself the winter offers a sense of calmness. I love the cold and the snow!!! I always feel that is seems more quiet and peaceful when there is snow on the ground. I would take winter over summer always!!!!
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