White Christmas For Some, Brown For Most

Unseasonably mild air has managed to melt a lot of the recent snowfall - so much so that only trace amounts to none were left across much of the region. As a result, it looks like a "brown" Christmas for many.

A "white" Christmas is considered to be an inch of snow on the ground that morning (or falling that day).  

Christmas climate statistics for...

For the local area, climatology indicates a "white" Christmas occurs on 7 to 8 years out of every 10.

morning snow depth

 The last non-white Christmas occurred in 2011. It was a very mild December with highs topping out above 40 that Christmas day. There was no snow on the ground, nor did any fall that day.

A map of probabilities across the U.S. of a white Christmas from the National Climatic Data Center.

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