Top 10 States With The Deepest Snowpacks In History

Top 10 States With The Deepest Snowpacks In History

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Top 10 States With The Deepest Snowpacks In History

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The Weather Channel has compiled a list of the deepest snowpacks ever recored by state. Here is a look at the Top 10.

#10. Vermont

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Location: Mt Mansfield, Vermont
Date: April 2, 1969
Snow Depth: 149 inches

#9. New Hampshire

Location: Pinkham Notch, New Hampshire
Date: Dec. 29, 2011
Snow Depth: 164 inches

#8. Utah

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Location: Alta, Utah
Date: April 5 and 7, 1958
Snow Depth: 179 inches

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Location: Lookout Pass, Idaho
Date: January 12, 2013
Snow Depth: 182 inches

#6.Alaska

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Location: Valdez, Alaska
Date: April 11, 2008
Snow Depth: 192 inches

#5. Colorado

Wolf Cree Pass

Wolf Cree Pass | Photo by Jedijill

Location: Wolf Creek Pass, Colorado
Date: March 31, 1979
Snow Depth: 251 inches

#4. Oregon

Crater Lake | Image by wikipedia CC

Crater Lake, OR | wikipedia CC

Location: Crater Lake National Park, Oregon
Date: April 3, 1983
Snow Depth: 252 inches

#3. Nevada

Digging a deep snow pit for the thermistor case. | NASA

Digging a deep snow pit for the thermistor case. | NASA

Location: Spooners Station, Nevada
Date: March 12-13, 1911
Snow Depth: 271 inches

#2. Washington

 Chinook Pass, Mt. Rainier National Park, WA. June 2011. photo: WSDOT

Chinook Pass, Mt. Rainier National Park, WA. June 2011. photo: WSDOT

Location: Mount Rainier National Park, Washington
Date: March 9-10, 1956
Snow Depth: 367 inches

#1. California

Super Deep Snow

Image of two story house buried in snow near Lake Tahoe 2011 | Photo by Sean Regan

Location: Tamarack, California
Date: March 11, 1911
Snow Depth: 451 inches

 

You can see a full list of all 50 states here – What Was the Deepest Snow in Your State?

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