A few days ago, Tokyo had the first snow which was heavy obstacle for especially office workers and students in the morning.
Public transports were stuck and delay by the rare snow, and I happened to find a quite interesting ranking, The 10 Snowiest Cities On Earth, in the suspended train.
The whole north and a part of the west of Japan have a lot of snow during the sever winter
It’s not only lovely white world but also a trouble seed which makes their daily life difficult.
The amount of snow goes far beyond a line they feel enjoyable.
Anyway, here’s the ranking which could be a cause Japan is called snow country.
【City, Country, Annual snowfall】
10. Buffalo, United States, 95 inches
9. Rochester, United States, 99 inches
8. Akita, Japan, 107 inches
7. Saguenay, Canada, 123 inches
6. Syracuse, United States, 124 inches
5. Quebec City, Canada, 124 inches
4. St. John’s, Canada, 131 inches
3. Toyama, Japan, 143 inches
2. Sapporo, Japan, 191 inches
1. Aomori, Japan, 312 inches
Surprisingly, the top 3 are all dominated by Japanese cities against our expectations.
Most Japanese know that Aomori has a lot of snow in every winter, but few people know how much snow falls in fact.
Besides, Aomori is also well known as an area that produces tasty apples although Japan lover, Mr. Steve Jobs, seemed to forget to visit there.
Reportedly, Tokyo is likely to have snow again tonight, but we don’t need to struggle with the white obstacle outside due to Saturday.
Thanks a lot for reading to the end.