Can you guess which state is snow-free? USA Today has the answer for you. http://www.usatoday.com/story/weather/2014/02/13/snow-cover-usa/5454645/
Snowman in HawaiiCourtesy Mark RyanI shot this snowman in Kailua-Kona on the island of Hawaii about 10 days ago. The guy who built it hauled the snow in his pickup truck down from the top of Mauna Kea on the other side of the island. He lived in Kona but - and I'm sure this won't surprise you - was originally from Golden Valley, Minnesota.
I have a question...
why would there be a snowman in Hawaii?
If you were a snowman, wouldn't you want to go to Hawaii?
no becuse if I was a snowman I will not go to Hawaii I will stay where it is coold.
No, because then i would melt like Olaf from Frozen.
Put me in summer and ill be a.....happy snowman!
Snow on Mauna Kea: photo taken January 31, 2014.Courtesy Mark RyanJennie - the Big Island of Hawaii contains 8 of the world's 13 climate zones including tundra climate. Seasonal snow is often seen on top of Mauna Kea (a nearly 14,000 foot-high dormant volcano). In fact, when I was there Mauna Loa, the second highest peak on the island, also contained snow - which is somewhat unusual. That side of the island gets a lot of rainfall which at the higher, colder elevations precipitates as snow. Anyway, as I stated above, snow was transferred by pickup truck to the shoreline town of Kailua-Kona on the other "much dryer" side of the island for the specific purpose of building a snowman, just because most people don't expect to see one there.
this is incredible. i wonder how snow can ever get into hawaii. only on top of the mountains. how?????
The temperature at the nearly 14,000 feet altitude of the tops of both Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa can certainly be cold enough to turn precipitation into snow, even in Hawaii.
cool hawaiin snowman
he looks a little deformed.
what happened? Nice neckllace,
i cannot believe that a snowman survived in such warm weather. like frosty the snowman, very interesting.
mabye the snowman was just chilling! *_*
I hate snow. Snow is cold/ Snow is boring. Snow is everywhere. I haye
The temperature keeps yo-yoing where I am. It snowed last week and this week it's 70 degrees. It's killing me slowly.
why does snow bother you?
how long before the snowman melted?
why do you not like snow?
how is snow boring to you?
real canadians love snow
Snow in Hawaii. So much logic.
Part of me wants to guess Alaska, just for hilarity. I know I'd be wrong, buuuut...
I think it's super awesome that you could make a snowman in hawaii! What an amazing world we have!
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