Snow Accumulation (Current): Snow Depth & Percent Coverage

Our high-resolution maps of accumulated snowfall are updated several times a day for the United States and much of Canada.


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Today's Snow-Cover Percent, Depth, & Liquid Equivalent (SWE)

These stats include the total area and fraction/percent of the United States covered by snow, the average depth, and the range of depths across the nation. Snow cover stats for last month are also shown. We also include other data, such as the SWE (snow-water equivalent).


October 14, 2018
  Area Covered By Snow:8.2%
  Area Covered Last Month:0.0%
Snow Depth
  Average:0.2 in
  Minimum:0.0 in
  Maximum:1818.7 in
  Std. Dev.:1.8 in
Snow Water Equivalent
  Average:0.0 in
  Minimum:0.0 in
  Maximum:1090.1 in
  Std. Dev.:0.9 in

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Image at Right: Rapid sublimation and subsequent melting of snow in North Texas. This snow was characterized by relatively low SWE (approximately 7:1)

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Rapid sublimation and subsequent melting of snow in North Texas. This snow was characterized by relatively low SWE (approximately 7:1)

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