For many people, the Farmer’s Almanac is an insight into the future. This publication provides a winter weather forecast that is not only accurate, but has been time-tested over 200 years (originating in 1792).
This almanac talks about planting charts, astronomical data and, of course, weather forecasts. If you want insight into what the winter will look like in 2016, the Farmer’s Almanac can be a fascinating and fun insight.
What will this winter have in store for us according to the 2016 Farmer’s Almanac?
Freezing temperatures will be especially pronounced in the following areas:
And the Northern Plains, Pacific Northwest, Ohio Valley and Northwest should brace for a lot of snow this coming winter. With winter is slow coming, the almanac suggests that there won’t be as many snowflakes this year as seen in 2015, but there will still be major snowstorms with “super cold” weather coming later in the season.
Regional breakdowns are given, so that readers know what to expect in their area of the country.
While less snowfall will occur, according to the Almanac, temperatures are going to plummet in the coming weeks. With less overall precipitation, snowfall will be less, but the almanac suggests that there may be a few major snowstorms on the horizon this year as unusually cold weather hits later on in the season.
We’re already seeing that early winter is milder than in the past, and much of this has to do with the El Niño being one of the strongest on record.
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