White Christmas?

The recent warmth was a nice break from the cold, but it also melted most of the snow across the region. With Christmas quickly approaching, some snow for the holiday would be welcomed by most.

Currently the long range forecast through Christmas trends toward dry. However - next Monday and Tuesday brings some promise for accumulating snow, so there is hope.  

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.

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.

Return to News Archive

USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.