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Sure, a Saturday morning right after a foot of fluffy snow is the best thing ever. But that same amount of snow on Tuesday in New Jersey can make a commute last forever. So just imagine it's the dead of winter, and the time of year when the ground is frozen, the air is bone chilling, and there are piles of dirty, nasty ice encrusted snow all over the place.
This is about the time of year when you're just about ready for spring -- especially in Newton, the snowiest place in New Jersey.
So, put on your parkas, snow boots and your gloves and let's go outside to see which New Jersey cities get dumped on the most every year. After analyzing all the cities in New Jersey with a decent amount of people in them, we came up with this list as the 10 snowiest cities in Garden State.
What's the snowiest place in New Jersey with more than 5,000 people? That would be Newton with an average annual snowfall of 38.8 inches.
Read on below to see where your town ranked, you snow angels.
The 10 Snowiest Cities In New Jersey For 2021
Average Annual Snowfall: 33.6 inches
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How We Determined The Cities In New Jersey With The Most Snow
In order to rank the snowiest cities in New Jersey, we only had to scrape the database of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), to see which cities in the Garden State get the most annual snowfall.
Before we get too far, here are the annual snowfall rates for major cities:
- Newark -- 26.2 inches
- Jersey City -- 26.1 inches
- Paterson -- 24.9 inches
There's a complete chart at the bottom.
If you're curious, here are the places that get the least amount of snow in New Jersey with at least snow snowfall:
- Palmyra -- 9.7 inches
- Haddonfield -- 10.3 inches
- Stratford -- 11.1 inches
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