Snow in July? See where it happens

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Where could this be a summer scene? Where could this be a summer scene?

Have you wondered where in the United States you can receive snow on virtually any day of the year? When has Atlantic City received its earliest snowfall? Has it ever snowed in Miami?

Find out the answers here:

Our weather friends at the Weather Channel have posted an interactive map that allows you to click on your favorite cities to find out the average yearly snowfall, the average first snowfall and the record earliest snowfall.

In case you are wondering, Atlantic City receives about 16.8 inches of snow a year and its first snow fall usually occurs around Dec. 21. The earliest snowfall was Nov. 5, 1973.

It has snowed on nearly every calendar day in Barrow, Alaska, which usually receives its snowfall near Aug. 25. Ironically, it’s too cold to snow in the Arctic wonderland known as Barrow which only receives about 38 inches of snow annually. The average winter high is -10.

Syracuse, N.Y. usually receives 126 inches of snow. Its record earliest snowfall was Oct. 1, 1946. The first snowfall is usually around Nov. 5.

A place known as the “Nation’s Icebox” is sure to get a lot of snow.

It has snowed as early as Sept. 14 in International Falls, Minn. Those residents usually get 71 inches of snow a year.

And no, it has never snowed in Miami.

But residents in cities such as Charlotte, South Carolina, Atlanta, Ga., Birmingham, Ala., and Little Rock, Ark., all receive at least a few inches of snow a year.

To view the map, go here


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