The snowiest winters are usually observed in Chelyabinsk, Perm, and Nizhny Novgorod, while the least snowfalls are recorded in St. Petersburg, Volgograd, and Rostov-on-Don, as reported by analysts of the ‘Yandex.Weather’ service who have studied the data of meteorological observations in Russia over the past 10 years.
As stated, the snowiest winters for the specified time period were observed in Chelyabinsk. The total thickness of the snow that fell during the season is on average 181 cm. Perm was in second place (143 cm), and Nizhny Novgorod (126 cm) was in third place. In turn, the least snow, according to ‘Yandex.Weather’, falls in St. Petersburg (86 cm), Volgograd (66 cm), and Rostov-on-Don (46 cm).
It is interesting to know that the record of the last 10 years, as for the thickness of the snow that fell during the season, belongs to Chelyabinsk. There, in the winter of 2013-2014, the snow thickness was 240 cm. And the snowiest day was recorded in the usually not so snowy Volgograd. There, on December 11, 2013, 31 cm was added to the thickness of the snow cover.