Top 5 Snowiest Towns in the US This Season

Brent Thomas | | BrainsBrains
There is something magical about snow. Credit: Aspen Snowmass FB

If you live in a ski town, it’s probably for obvious reasons. You love the winter, and skiing or riding is your life. Living close to a ski area often means that the snow on the ski area will also fall in town.

Below are the snowiest towns and how much snow they received this season. Also included are nearby ski areas. To qualify, the city population had to be at least 500 people.

Data comes from Meteorologist Cory Reppenhagen.

#1 Tahoma, CA – 215″

Closest ski area: Homewood Mountain Resort

#2 Tahoe, CA – 180.5″

Closest ski area: Palisades Tahoe

#3 Calumet, MI – 168.3″

Closest ski areas: Mont Ripley Ski Area and Mt Bohemia Ski Area

#4 Valdez, AK – 149.6″

Closest ski area: Valdez Heli Ski Guides

#5 Steamboat Springs, CO – 146.9″

Closest ski area: Steamboat

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3 thoughts on “Top 5 Snowiest Towns in the US This Season

  1. Calumet, MI: 317″ on the list but 168″ on the image (appears 168″ is the correct number; still impressive).
    Valdez, AK: 285″ on the list but 150″ on the image.
    Proofreading is a basic skill all journalists (and grade school kids) should have.

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