What is the first thing you may know about snowflakes? The old adage is that "no two snowflakes are exactly alike," and that is true. Snow is pretty awesome in that every single flake is unique. Can we describe the different types of flakes in one blog post? Considering an entire field guide has been written on the topic: Not a chance. But let's at least give you an overview. Sidebar: The book linked to above is highly recommended as a must have on a winter weather enthusiast's bookshelf.
|Microscopic View of Snowflake. Credit: Wikipedia|