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Snowiest U.S. State Capitals

Can you name the ten state capitals that get the most snow per year?
1981-2010 according to currentresults.com
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Last updated: November 20, 2017
First submittedJune 25, 2017
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Capital
94.2
Montpelier
71.3
Augusta
69.8
Juneau
60.8
Concord
60.3
Cheyenne
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Capital
59.1
Albany
56.2
Salt Lake City
53.8
Denver
51.2
Bismarck
51.1
Lansing
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level 39
Jun 28, 2017
This quiz was satisfiying. make a sunny one too maybe!
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level 39
Jun 28, 2017
ikr
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level 79
Jun 28, 2017
Much harder than the driest capitals quiz. I am surprised that Lincoln didn't make the list.
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level 50
Jun 28, 2017
How is Salt Lake City the least guessed when it's the only one on this list that has held a WINTER Olympics?
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level 65
Jul 31, 2017
I thought Salt Lake City was in the desert.... guess I was wrong
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level 76
Nov 20, 2017
The area is high desert, but SLC is in a bowl surrounded by the Wasatch and Oquirrh Mountains. I've read that most of the snow in the city is actually lake effect from the Great Salt Lake. One of our daughters lives there, and whatever the reason, they do get a lot of snow.
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level 58
Nov 22, 2017
Right, I explicitly skipped it and named the capital of every other state in the Mountain West. Then again, since it IS in the Mountain West...I should've tried it LOL
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level 48
Apr 15, 2018
Salt Lake City native here - it's still a desert because the actual amount of water we get falls within that classification. We get a lot of snow (schools don't get a snow day even if we get 1 foot overnight), but it's mostly fluffy powder that's great for skiing but doesn't have a lot of water for the amount of snow. We get hardly any rain and rely on the snow pack in the mountains for most of our water through the summer.
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level 65
Sep 16, 2019
In addition to being surrounded by mountains, SLC is at about 4,200 feet elevation, with a 9,000+ foot mountain within city limits.
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level 69
Oct 10, 2017
Salt Lake hosted the Olympics, but most of the events were held at nearby Park City, which is in the Wasatches and gets much more snow. Salt Lake is at the base of the Wasatches.
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level 73
Oct 26, 2019
Albany is about as close to Lake Placid as Salt Lake City is to the Olympic site. Both cities are also lower elevation than the mountains where the outdoor events were held.
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level 63
Nov 20, 2017
Metropolitan, or city proper?
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level ∞
Nov 20, 2017
City proper but I don't think it matters.
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level ∞
Nov 20, 2017
There were a couple errors in this quiz. We were missing Juneau and Lansing. It should be accurate now.
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level 60
Nov 20, 2017
I was shocked by the absence of St Paul and Boston!
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level 47
Nov 20, 2017
Boston averages in the low to mid 40's for snowfall but once you head north and west it goes up considerably.
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level 46
Nov 20, 2017
I somehow got all of them...
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level 69
Mar 20, 2018
Damn! I was sure I was onto something with Honolulu and Baton Rouge.
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level 53
Mar 15, 2019
How is St. Paul not here?
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level 73
Oct 26, 2019
It didn't snow as much as the other places over the course of 30 years.