How much does 1 cubic foot of snow weigh?

Answer

One cubic foot of newly fallen snow in calm conditions weighs 3.12 to 4.37 pounds, while 1 cubic foot of damp new snow weighs 6.24 to 12.49 pounds. The density of snow varies with its dampness and other conditions.

A cubic foot of settled snow weighs 12.49 to 18.73 pounds. A cubic foot of wind-packed snow weighs 21.85 to 24.97 pounds. A cubic foot of firn, which is snow that has endured through a summer's melting season but has not yet turned to ice, weighs 24.97 to 51.82 pounds. When the snow becomes glacier ice, it weighs 51.82 to 57.25 pounds per cubic foot. A cubic foot of solid ice weighs 57.43 pounds.

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