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How much snow does the southern hemisphere see?

  1. Oct 11, 2007 #1
    Does it snow in places like southern south America or southern Africa durring their winter seasons? If not, why?
     
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  3. Oct 12, 2007 #2

    jim mcnamara

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  4. Oct 15, 2007 #3
    It snows a HUGE amount in Patagonia in S Chile.
     
  5. Oct 16, 2007 #4

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    Are you asking because you haven't heard about much in the southern hemisphere? That's probably because there aren't anywhere near as many people or as much land far south as far north. For example, the southernmost portion of Australia is at about 39 degrees latitude - the equivalent of Baltimore. degrees. South Africa is 34 degrees. The southern tip of Chile, however, is 55 degrees, about the same south as Denmark or Newfoundland is north. And the southernmost part of New Zeland is 46 degrees, similar to the middle of Europe.
     
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