Unicode Character "❄" (U+2744)

The character (Snowflake) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2744. It is encoded in the Dingbats block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (June, 1993). It is HTML encoded as ❄.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Snowflake
Unicode Codepoint U+2744
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Dingbats
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Other Neutral (ON)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

Category Other Symbol
Script Code for undetermined script
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+2744 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ❄
HTML (hex) ❄
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%9D%84
CSS \002744
JavaScript, JSON \u2744
C, C++, Java \u2744
Python \u2744
Rust \u{2744}
Ruby \u2744

How to type "❄"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 7 4 4. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 7 4 4. Release Alt.


  • Times, Times New Roman, serif
  • Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif
  • Courier, Courier New, monospace

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x9D 0x84
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2744
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002744