The 5 Snowiest Towns in the U.S.

Brent Thomas | | WeatherWeatherBrainsBrains
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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 that falls on the ski area will also fall in town.

Below are the snowiest towns from this season and how much snow they received. 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 Calumet, MI – 317.4″

Close by ski areas: Mont Ripley Ski Area and Mt Bohemia Ski Area

#2 Valdez, AK – 285.4″

Close by ski area: Valdez Heli Ski Guides

#3 Winter Park, CO – 235.8″

Close by ski area: Winter Park Resort

#4 Girdwood, AK – 231.7″

Close by ski area: Alyeska Resort

#5 Marquette, MI – 204.7″

Close by ski area: Marquette Mountain Resort

The Top 20

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Many of the towns in the top 10 are from Michigan or Alaska. Credit: Meteorologist Cory Reppenhagen

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