Cleveland Named One of the Snowiest Cities in America

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With only seven days remaining until it's *officially* spring, Scene is here to inform you that Cleveland was recently ranked one of the snowiest cities in America by the folks at Golden Snow Globe.

Arctic temperatures and snowfall accumulation totals reaching nearly 20 inches greater than our winter average, helped Cleveland to earn the title as the second snowiest city in Ohio (nipping at the heels of Toledo) and the 13th snowiest city in the U.S.

Here's a list of the top 20 cities. This year's snowfall numbers are in parenthesis.

1. Erie, Pennsylvania (128.8)
2. Syracuse, New York (122.8)
3. Buffalo, New York (116.2)
4. Grand Rapids, Michigan (112.6)
5. Billings, Montana (95.2)
6. Rochester, New York (94.6)
7. Detroit, Michigan (90.6)
8. Ann Arbor, Michigan (86.3)
9. Toledo, Ohio (84.8)
10. Flint, Michigan (81.8)
11. Worcester, Massachusetts (81.2)
12. Chicago, Illinois (79.1)
13. Cleveland, Ohio (75.4)
14. Fort Wayne, Indiana (72.2)
15. Lansing, Michigan (68.2)
16. Allentown, Pennsylvania (66.9)
17. Green Bay, Wisconsin (65.2)
18. Akron, Ohio (63.7)
19. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (62.9)
20. Milwaukee, Wisconsin (62.5)

If you haven't yet checked out our photos of downtown Cleveland during yesterday's snow storm, give 'em a look-see here.

About The Author

Alaina Nutile

Alaina Nutile is the Web Editor who oversees all digital content and social media initiatives for Cleveland Scene Magazine and Detroit Metro Times. Before joining the staff in June 2013, she interned at Business Insider in New York City, and at La Hora in Quito, Ecuador. Alaina is a graduate of Kalamazoo College...
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