The temperature profile of the troposphere and the surface temperature are
important factors that determine this value. The "average" snow to liquid ratio is
Jan 5, 2010 ... Does the myth measure up? ... When it snow 10 inches does that actually equal
one inch of rain? ... When the temperature is around 30 degrees, one inch of
liquid precipitation would fall as 10 inches of snow -- assuming the ...
Snowfall: Measure and record the snowfall (snow, ice pellets ) since the previous
... This precipitation type is liquid precipitation and should be reported as such.
Dec 23, 2010 ... A while ago I said that I would look into how we calculate snow ratios, ... it's the
ratio of inches of snow on the ground to the liquid water content ...
The 'snow to ice ratio' or Snow Ratio expresses how much volume of snow you
get for a ... every 10 inches of snowfall equals one inch of liquid water. Problem 1
This calculator is designed to approximate the conversion of snowfall amounts to
to estimate the average snow-to-liquid ratio for a given event, as is typically done
for wintertime QPF. ... the volume of unmelted snow to its liquid-equivalent.
www.cocorahs.org/media/docs/Measuring Snow-National-Training 1.1.pdf
Do NOT estimate snowfall by converting the liquid in your rain gage to a snowfall
amount! ... Note that we do not ever measure the depth of the snow in the rain.
temperature. •! Snow to water ratios can vary from 8:1 or less to 20:1 or more! Do
NOT estimate snowfall by converting the liquid in your rain gage to a snowfall ...
Liquid Equivalent of Snowfall from a "Core Measurement" using your Rain Gauge
and Snowboard: this is taking a sample of snow from the snowboard with the ...