rain and snow mixed


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rain and snow mixed

[′rān ən ′snō ′mikst]
(meteorology)
Precipitation consisting of a mixture of rain and wet snow; usually occurs when the temperature of the air layer near the ground is slightly above freezing.
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Type Number Test 13,188 None 45,348 Rain 38,713 Drizzle 17,485 Freezing rain 3,234 Freezing drizzle 1,909 Snow 50,470 Wet snow 13,474 Ice pellets 5,574 Graupel 4,091 Rain and snow mixed 6,533 Rain and ice pellets mixed 4,644 Snow and ice pellets mixed 4,123