What color is snow? – 2017

What color is snow?
– White
– Blue
– Colorless
– Yellow
Individual snowflakes are colorless and translucent. However, individual snowflakes can pick up dust or algae. These particles can give snow a variety of colors, including orange, green, yellow and even purple. Siberia reported an orange snowfall in 2007 and pink snow, also called watermelon snow, fell on Krasnodar, Russia in 2010. This watermelon snow is fairly common in higher mountain elevations, and it includes a sweet smell and taste. Source: Almanac.com
A snowflake is a single ice crystal that has achieved a sufficient size, and may have amalgamated with others, then falls through the Earth’s atmosphere as snow. Wikipedia

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