Only A Meteorologist Will Pass This Winter Weather Test!

Winter weather is here to stay, which means it's time to put your winter weather knowledge to the test! Can you actually pass the meteorological test only true weather experts can ace? Let's find out!
START THE QUIZ!

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Can you get frostbite when the temperature is above freezing but the wind chill is below freezing?
Yes
No
It depends on the dew point
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Can it be too cold to snow?
Yes
No
Sometimes
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At what speed do snowflakes typically fall?
1 to 6 feet per second
25 to 30 feet per second
10 to 15 feet per second
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How long does it take to get frostbite if the air temperature is 0 degrees and the wind is blowing at 20 mph?
30 minutes
5 minutes
15 minutes
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Typically the amount of water to produce 1 inch of rainfall would produce how many inches of snowfall?
10 inches
6 inches
15 inches
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What is the coldest temperature recorded in the U.S.?
-50 degrees
-80 degress
-60 degrees
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What was the size of the largest snowflake ever recorded?
3 inches wide
12 inches wide
15 inches wide
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What is the coldest temperature recorded on Earth?
-128.6
-90.8
-130
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How many tons of salt are used on U.S. roads each winter?
22 billion
22 million
1 million
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The snowiest city on Earth is located in what country?
Russia
Canada
Japan
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How cold does it have to be before boiling water turns into snow?
10 degrees
0 degrees
It varies
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What is the ideal snow to water ratio for building a snowman?
5:1
2:1
10:1
Result
Unfortunately, this quiz proved that you're a winter weather novice! You might know the basics when it comes to winter weather, but you're not exactly an expert just yet. Worry not, in taking this quiz you learned something new and increased your winter weather knowledge.

C+, Winter Weather Novice

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Based on the results of this quiz, you're a winter weather ace! It's obvious that you've paid attention to your meteorologists and science teachers in the past. You know way more about winter weather than the average American. Whether you live in a snowy region or simply just love weather, there's no denying your winter weather prowess!

B+, Winter Weather Ace

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This quiz revealed that you are truly winter weather wise! It's obvious that you know winter weather in a way that only true weather buffs can. Not only could your knowledge rival any meteorologist, but it's clear that you're fascinated by and well versed in all kinds of weather. Go you!

A+, Winter Weather Wise

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1
Can you get frostbite when the temperature is above freezing but the wind chill is below freezing?
Yes
No
It depends on the dew point
2
Can it be too cold to snow?
Yes
No
Sometimes
3
At what speed do snowflakes typically fall?
1 to 6 feet per second
25 to 30 feet per second
10 to 15 feet per second
4
How long does it take to get frostbite if the air temperature is 0 degrees and the wind is blowing at 20 mph?
30 minutes
5 minutes
15 minutes
5
Typically the amount of water to produce 1 inch of rainfall would produce how many inches of snowfall?
10 inches
6 inches
15 inches
6
What is the coldest temperature recorded in the U.S.?
-50 degrees
-80 degress
-60 degrees
7
What was the size of the largest snowflake ever recorded?
3 inches wide
12 inches wide
15 inches wide
8
What is the coldest temperature recorded on Earth?
-128.6
-90.8
-130
9
How many tons of salt are used on U.S. roads each winter?
22 billion
22 million
1 million
10
The snowiest city on Earth is located in what country?
Russia
Canada
Japan
11
How cold does it have to be before boiling water turns into snow?
10 degrees
0 degrees
It varies
12
What is the ideal snow to water ratio for building a snowman?
5:1
2:1
10:1