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Weather Wisdom for February: Snow | The Old Farmer's Almanac

Too Cold for Snow?

This month’s question: Can it ever be too cold to snow? Join us for a weather history, facts, and lore.

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Don Marks (not verified)

1 month 4 weeks ago

We generally feel it’s coldest at 40° to 45° and utter (or is that stutter) “it’s too cold to snow” due to the damp. It is of course too warm to snow.

philscott67 (not verified)

14 years ago

It is said that the South Pole is the coldest place with the least snowfall,that it is like a fridgid dessert.