The Natural Phenomenon In Colorado That Only Happens During Wintertime

Quite possibly one of the biggest misconceptions (from out-of-towners) about Colorado is that there is always snow on the ground… umm, naive non-Coloradan say what?! Aside from the mountains, most of Colorado’s snow disappears within the week, which I always attributed to our average 300 sunny days per year, but is actually caused by this fascinating winter phenomenon:

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Intrigued and want to learn even more about this wintertime phenomenon? Watch this short video by TheGeoScholar:

For even more fascinating natural science, click on The Incredible Natural Phenomenon In Colorado That Happens Just Once A Year.