On average, snow weighs between 7 pounds per cubic foot and 20 pounds per cubic foot, according to North Dakota State University. The discrepancies can be attributed to the physical state of the ice, its depth and the at... More »

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. More »

Native to Central Asia, snow leopards have powerful legs that allow them to jump as much as 50 feet in length and 20 feet high. According to National Geographic, these animals use their long tails for balance when they l... More »

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. More »

There is no modern record of snow ever falling in Puerto Rico. The lowest temperature on record for Puerto Rico is 39 degrees Fahrenheit, which is too warm for precipitation to fall as snow. Puerto Rico does have a rainy... More »

Snow appears to burn because of the chemical properties of water and the physical makeup of snow. Snow is loosely packed and contains more air than water, which creates a cushion that slows down the rate at which the icy... More »

Types of snow crystals include stellar dendrites, stellar plates, capped columns, needles and triangular crystals, each of which only form under specific conditions. Stellar plates are one of the most common types of sno... More »