It is rare to have snowfall in states such as California and Florida, but California had some snowfall in the years 2011 and 2014. Some Southern states, such as Louisiana and Georgia, also rarely receive snowfall.Know More
Hawaii is also a state that rarely sees snow, but the unpredictable weather in the Pacific Ocean forces winter storms on occasion. Out of all 50 states, Florida is the least likely to receive snow. Typical yearly snowfall for Florida, California and Hawaii is zero inches. Other states with low snowfall include Alabama with 0.8 inches per year, Arizona with 0.3 inches per year, Georgia with 0.7 inches per year, and South Carolina with 0.3 inches per year.
New England and Midwestern states often receive heavy annual snowfall. Maine has an average of 27.8 inches of snowfall per year, while Ohio boasts 30.4 inches. The Pacific Northwest has heavy snowfalls as well, such as North Dakota with 45.2 inches. Many states receive marginal snowfall. For example, Oklahoma receives only 5.6 inches per year, Texas 1.3 inches and Kansas 10.0 inches. The state with the heaviest annual snowfall in the United States is New York with 66.4 inches per year, and Vermont is in second place at 54.4 inches.Learn more about United States
In the United States, Tennessee and Missouri border the most number of states, each sharing land boundaries with eight other states. Tennessee's neighboring states include Georgia, North Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, Virginia, Kentucky, Missouri and Arkansas. Missouri, meanwhile, is adjacent to Illinois, Iowa, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Nebraska, Kansas, Arkansas and Kentucky.Full Answer >
There are 50 states in the United States of America. The 49th and 50th states added to the Union, Alaska and Hawaii, both achieved statehood in 1959; Alaska became a state in January, and Hawaii in August.Full Answer >
The vertical length of the continental United States is 1,582 miles, using point-to-point, straight-line measurements. There is a total land mass of 3,537,438 square miles, which includes all 50 states and the District of Columbia.Full Answer >
There are 50 states in the United States as of 2015. Washington, D.C., the national capital, is not considered a state, but is a federal district. Besides the federal district, the United States also has dependencies and territories.Full Answer >