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Ground Snow Load

Get ground snow load directly from your design code, via SkyCiv’s interactive design map

The same with our wind speed database, the interactive map supports the ground snow load for the following design codes and site locations:

Design Standard Countries/Regions Supported
ASCE 7-10/7-16 United States of America
AS/NZ 1170.3 Australia and New Zealand
EN 1991-1-3 Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, United Kingdom
NBCC 2015 Canada

The ground snow load value is simultaneously calculated with the wind speed for the specific location input. Moreover, the snow load calculation can still be used even if the location is not included in the supported countries as long as the value is manually defined and the calculation procedure is similar to the code selected.

SkyCiv Design Snow Load Map

The free tool allows up to 3 entries per day before it requires you to sign up for a SkyCiv Free Account. From here you can make as many calls as you like to get the ground snow load of various locations. From there, this ground snow load will be used on different cases so we can apply the appropriate design snow load on the structure.

Figure 1. Example ground snow load as displayed in SkyCiv Load Generator.

To get you started, here are some example snow load calculations:


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