Since most of Michigan is covered in snow right now and many people are snowed into their homes, I figured it would be an appropriate time to learn more about this snow that's causing such turmoil.

Read on for 5 Random Facts About Snow, and stay warm!

5 Random Facts About Snow via

  1. Snow is actually colorless. What little sunlight is absorbed by snow is absorbed uniformly over the wavelengths of visible light thus giving snow its white appearance.
  2. Rochester, New York is the snowiest large city in the U.S., averaging 94 inches of snow a year.
  3. All snowflakes have six sides.
  4. People buy more cakes, cookies and candies than any other food when a blizzard is in the forecast.
  5. The average snowflake falls at a speed of 3.1 miles per hour.

For more snow facts, visit the Unofficial Networks website.