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Snow grains are minute, white and opaque grains of '''[[ice]]'''. When they hit hard ground, they do not bounce or shatter. They usually fall in very small quantities, and never in the form of a shower. Frozen '''[[precipitation]]''' in the form of very small, white, opaque grains of ice. The '''[[solid]]''' equivalent of drizzle. It is reported as "SG" in an observation and on the METAR. Snow grains are minute, white and opaque grains of '''[[ice]]'''. When they hit hard ground, they do not bounce or shatter. They usually fall in very small quantities, and never in the form of a shower. Frozen '''[[precipitation]]''' in the form of very small, white, opaque grains of ice. The '''[[solid]]''' equivalent of drizzle. It is reported as "SG" in an observation and on the METAR.
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*'''[[Precipitation]]''' *'''[[Precipitation]]'''
*'''[[Evaporation]]''' *'''[[Evaporation]]'''
 +*'''[[Firn]]'''
 +*'''[[metamorphoses]]'''
 +*'''[[sublimation]]'''
 +*'''[[melting]]'''
 +'''[[ice]]'''
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Snow grains are minute, white and opaque grains of ice. When they hit hard ground, they do not bounce or shatter. They usually fall in very small quantities, and never in the form of a shower. Frozen precipitation in the form of very small, white, opaque grains of ice. The solid equivalent of drizzle. It is reported as "SG" in an observation and on the METAR.


Also See

ice


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