The 10 snowiest places on Earth •

Last update: October 15th, 2019 at 1:07 pm

Scientists are reporting that snowfall in south-central Alaska has drastically increased thanks to climate change, but not many regions of the world are as fortunate. In fact, diminishing snowfall and rainfall totals across the globe are causing some major issues, both economically and environmentally.

Snowpack is an important component of both recreational and professional winter sports. More importantly, snow provides fresh water for rivers and streams and supplies drinking water in the spring and summer months. In some areas, snowfall is more consistent than others. The following list describes the places in the world that have the most impressive and reliable snowfall totals.

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