Actually the width does not matter. The answer is that the same surface area will generate the same result. So a measuring cylinder that is 2 inches wide or 10 inches will will give
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An average value would be 6.25 inches of snow for 1 inch of water. Warmer
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1 inch of rain equals 10 inches of average snow. 1inch of rain equals 45 inches of heavy, wet snow. 1 in of rain equals 15 in of dry powdery snow. Source(s) Farmers almanac.
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