Forecast Snow Days for Winter 2012-2013

October 08, 2012; 6:00 AM
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AccuWeather's official winter forecast calls for above-normal snowfall across portions of the Northeast, mid-Atlantic and central and southern Appalachians. Below is the number of snow days expected compared to normal for the U.S.

Mean Number of Snow Days for Cities in the U.S.

City
Normal Number of
Snow Days per Year
Boston
11.5
New York City
5.2
Baltimore
4.0
Buffalo
20.3
Pittsburgh
9.7
Detroit
23.0
Chicago
9.2
Minneapolis
14.5
Kansas City
4.7
Atlanta
0.6
Memphis
1.1
Dallas
0.9
Denver
16.3
Flagstaff
16.7
Salt Lake City
14.2
Seattle
2.2

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