On the heels of last week's big snow, one might think we on our way to another snowy winter here in the Stateline.

That may or may not be the case, but with an official reading of 8.8" by the National Weather Service, we already received 25% of our annual snow total. Could we beat the annual average here in the Stateline?

The Niche website crunched the numbers and ranked the 50 Snowiest Cities in the United States. Two are in Illinois and six are in Wisconsin.

Snowiest Illinois Cities

47. Chicago
34.7" average snowfall

50. Rockford
34.0" average snowfall

Snowiest Wisconsin Cities

21. Milwaukee
44.6" average snowfall

22 Green Bay
44.1" Average snowfall

23 Madison
44.0" average snowfall

34 Racine
39.3" average snowfall

35 Eau Claire
38.6" average snowfall

36 Appleton
38.4" average snowfall

39 La Crosse
37.3" average snowfall

The city of Syracuse, NY topped the snowfall list with an average snowfall at 110.0 inches. It should be also noted that list only includes towns and cities with a population that exceed 50,000

Rockford also came in as one of the Top 50 Coldest Places in the U.S., ranking 30th with an average low temperature of 19.2 during the winter months.


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