A White Christmas This Year
What are the chances of a white Christmas across eastern North Dakota and northwest through west central Minnesota in any year? The graphic below shows that most of our area has at least a 75 percent chance of a white Christmas with a 90 percent or better chance for most of northwest Minnesota.
The table below shows some interesting information on two locations in our region.
On Christmas Day Fargo (2005-1883) Grand Forks (2005-1925)
What are the chances for a white Christmas this year?
That satellite image below is from Dec 20th and shows that southern portion of the region was snow free with a trace of snow in the Grand Forks area. Only the narrow band along the Canadian border has sufficient snow cover to call it a white Christmas. Between now and Christmas there is only a slight chance for snow across the area Christmas Eve.