Name: Remy L.
How much snow does Antartica get in a year?
The weather station at the South Pole in Antarctica averages less than one
inch of new snow each year... 0.8 inches. The most
snow falls near the ocean, where some locations record an average of 15
inches of precipitation each year, but some of that falls
Antarctica can be classified as a desert continent, with less than 10
inches of precipitation annually.
Wendell Bechtold, Meteorologist
Forecaster, National Weather Service
Weather Forecast Office, St. Louis, MO
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Update: June 2012