Snow lasts one day in DC; how the sun angle makes all the difference

So long to the snow due to the higher March Sun Angle

How much snow did your neighborhood lose today? Most of it? All of it? It’s much more difficult in March for our area to keep a snow depth than in the winter months. This all plays in part due to the major melting factor, the sun.

Chief Meteorologist Bill Kelly gives you a look at why so much snow that feel yesterday is already gone today.

Sun Angle (In degrees)
December 1 - 29.2
December 21 - 27.7
January 1 - 28.2
February 1 - 34.2
March 1 - 43.7
March 22 - 51.9

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