Michiganders are no strangers to rough winters, but how do our winters stack up to the rest of the country?

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Without even looking at the data I would have guessed Michigan is towards the top when it comes to snowiest states.

Just a few weeks ago the West Side of the state got clobbered with a blizzard reducing visibility to less than a 1/10th of a mile.

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In Grand Rapids, my house had 25" of snow when it was over.

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How Do Brutal Michigan Winters Rank Against The Rest Of The Country?

If you assumed Michigan was towards the top of the list for having brutal winters you were correct. The Mitten State receives 70.38 inches annually according to Wise Voter.

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That put Michigan near the top, landing as the fifth snowiest state in America.

What Are The Snowiest States In America?

Since Michigan is fifth on the list, let's look at the remaining top four snowiest states in America.

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Number 4 - Wyoming 

Wyoming averages 77.33 inches of snow annually.

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Number 3 - Vermont

Vermont averages 80.2 inches of snow annually.

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Number 2 - Maine

Maine averages 92 inches of snow annually.

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Number 1 - New Hampshire

New Hampshire averages 174.35 inches of snow annually.
That's 100 more inches of snow than Michigan gets annually.

What State Gets The Least Amount Of Snow Annually?

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If you're not a fan of snow then you might want to hop on a plane and head to Hawaii. The Aloha State averages 0.0 inches of snow annually.

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