7 Incredible Facts about Snowflakes

1. There are no two identical snowflakes in the world.
2. Many people think that snowflakes are frozen raindrops, but this is not so in fact it’s frozen water vapor.
3. The snowflake takes its shape even in the cloud.
4. The maximum snowflake washes have hexagonal symmetry.
5. In total, there are six types of snowflakes: lamellar (flat), columns, stars, dendrites, lace, needles and closed columns.
6. If the temperature is below 0 Celsius, the snowflakes become much larger.
7. According to Guinness World Records, the largest snowflake in the world was 14 inches wide and 7 inches wide. This record was recorded in 1887 in Fort Keoge, Montana.

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