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Winter Trivia Fun Facts

Discover fun facts about winter you might not have ever known, from the origins of its name to how long it lasts.

Reading up about winter will make those long winter nights fly by!


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There are five types of snow: Dry, moist, wet, very wet, and slush.

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The winter solstice, on December 21st in the northern hemisphere and June 21st in the southern hemisphere, is the shortest day of the year.

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If you're scared of snow, you're a chionophobe. Chion is the Greek word for snow.

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In general, winter cold kills just over two times as many people as summer heat does.

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Although Antarctica is the coldest continent, Russia is the coldest country in the world.

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The first Winter Olympics were in Chamonix, France, in 1924.

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Winter comes from the Germanic word "wintar", meaning "wet".

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As the Romans calculated time by the length of the day, an hour was shorter during winter, lasting 45 minutes.

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In February 2008, the town of Bethal, Maine, built the world's tallest snowman. At just over 37 meters tall, it was similar in size to the Statue of Liberty.

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Winter officially ends on March 21st, the spring equinox, in the northern hemisphere.

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