2014 : Michigan Tech Ranks Ranks Number 1 As Snowiest University in the U.S.

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January 23, 2021 all-day
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Snow and Ice Sculptures at Michigan Tech During Winter Carnival, Februry 9, 2008

Topping the charts as the snowiest university in the U.S., located in Houghton, Mich., along Portage Lake, Michigan Technological University receives almost 200 inches of snow every year. However, there have been many years in which the school has exceeded this; in the winter of 2000-2001, the university received nearly 303 inches of snow. Surprisingly Western Michigan University ranks 8th. Rankings were determined by average snowfall.

Photo depicts snow and ice sculptures from Michigan Tech. Winter Carnival, February 9, 2008

Kristen Rodman, “The 10 Snowiest Colleges in the US”, AccuWeather, January 23, 2014.