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Did you know … ?

06 Jun

Do you know which Canadian city, with over 1 million inhabitants, gets the most snow in the world?

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English: Snow on the mountains of Southern Cal...

(Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Montreal, Quebec. This city averages 250 cm of snow a year. Β It shares the same output as St. Petersburg, Russia!

This according to a great book: Canadian Geographic Quiz Book!

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15 responses to “Did you know … ?

  1. prayingforoneday

    June 7, 2013 at 6:39 pm

    I love snow..
    Wish we got more 😦

    yey for snow though

     
    • tkmorin

      June 7, 2013 at 6:44 pm

      I forgot you weren’t living here in Canada. Heehee πŸ™‚

       
      • prayingforoneday

        June 7, 2013 at 6:49 pm

        Latitude wise we are on the same line (East to west) But this stupid Gulf Stream heats us up 😦

        lol

         
  2. Canada Alive!

    June 7, 2013 at 12:47 pm

    Wow! I did not know that!

     
    • tkmorin

      June 7, 2013 at 3:29 pm

      I aim to please and teach! Heehee πŸ™‚

       
  3. History Kicks Ass

    June 6, 2013 at 8:22 pm

    Yay, Montreal!!!! Sounds about right too! Yesterday I saw a busload of tourists getting out at Notre-Dame cathedral with tuques on. It was cute – if they think June weather is cold, good thing they’re not here in January. πŸ˜‰

     
    • tkmorin

      June 6, 2013 at 8:36 pm

      Hahaha! That must have been a hillarious sight! Yeah … just imagine the surprise they would get! πŸ™‚

       
  4. seeker

    June 6, 2013 at 7:52 pm

    Saw some pictures. What about Ottawa?

     
    • tkmorin

      June 6, 2013 at 7:58 pm

      Let’s just say I am happy as heck that I paid for snow removal service this year. There were fewer snowfalls, but when it did snow, it was a lot at one time!
      πŸ™‚

       
  5. Cameron Ohara

    June 6, 2013 at 7:17 pm

    Wow, Montreal!! I thought the city would have been a little further north! Wow!

     
    • tkmorin

      June 6, 2013 at 7:35 pm

      That’s what I would have thought too … πŸ™‚

       
  6. Maurice A. Barry

    June 6, 2013 at 3:33 pm

    Small potatoes! St. John’s –> 332 cm.
    Wait, why am, I proud of that? My back is still aching from shoveling snow :>(
    We had 648 cm in 2000-01. What a rotten winter!

     
    • tkmorin

      June 6, 2013 at 4:51 pm

      It does vary from year to year, doesn’t it? That’s a lot of snow to shovel, my friend!! πŸ™‚

       
  7. Shelli@howsitgoingeh?

    June 6, 2013 at 3:07 pm

    WHAT, REALLY???!!!! Oh, Canada!!!!

     

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