Term: Snow shower Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
Contributed by GCW Glossary


Definition: A snow shower is a short duration of moderate snowfall. Some accumulation is possible.  NOAA-NWS 

A fairly short period of snow precipitation falling from a cumuliform cloud and characterized by its rapid start and finish.  WMOMeteoterm 

A brief period of snowfall in which intensity can be variable and may change rapidly. A snow shower in which only light snow falls for a few minutes is typically called a snow flurry.  AMSglossary