Graupel vs Snowfall - What's the difference?

graupel | snowfall |


As nouns the difference between graupel and snowfall

is that graupel is (uncountable) a precipitation that forms when supercooled droplets of water condense on a snowflake while snowfall is an instance of falling of snow.

graupel

English

Noun

  • (uncountable) A precipitation that forms when supercooled droplets of water condense on a snowflake.
  • (countable) The result of this process, a small ball of rime.
  • See also

    * ice pellets * sleet * snow * freezing rain

    Anagrams

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    snowfall

    English

    Alternative forms

    * snow-fall

    Noun

  • An instance of falling of snow.
  • There has been a snowfall every day this week.
  • The amount of snow that falls on one occasion.
  • London recorded a snowfall of 10 centimetres last night.

    Derived terms

    * Northeast Snowfall Impact Scale