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Christmas. It’s a very important holiday for a lot of people. Many travel over the river and through the woods to see Grandma and other family members. So what is the Christmas weather forecast?
Christmas day 2022 falls on a Sunday. If you’re dreaming of a White Christmas be sure to see what we’re forecasting for Saturday, December 24th (Christmas Eve) to Monday, December 27th, 2022:
United States Christmas Weather Forecast 2022
Zone 1 – Northeast & New England
New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Washington D.C.
Sorry snow lovers – your Christmas weather looks more wet than white! Showers in time for Christmas, then turning fair, colder.
Zone 2 – Great Lakes, Ohio Valley & Midwest
Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois, Wisconsin
Merry mushy Christmas! Christmas weather: turning milder with a few showers of wet snow, rain.
Zone 3 – Southeast
Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Florida
Move over holiday sweaters- you may need a holiday umbrellas instead! Showers for Christmas.
Zone 4 – North Central
Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana
White Christmas? Maybe! Snow over Rockies, Plains in time for Christmas.
Zone 5 – South Central
Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico
Christmas snow northern NM; farther south and east, lower NM, TX, Mississippi Valley see rain.
Zone 6 – Northwest
Washington, Oregon, Idaho
Stormy greetings to you. Christmas storms especially along Coastal Plain.
Zone 7 – Southwest
California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona
Stormy, especially along CA coast.
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Canada Christmas Weather Forecast 2022
Here’s what we’re predicting for your Christmas and Boxing Day holidays for December 24–27th, 2022:
Slip sliding ahead! A wintry mix for both Christmas and Boxing Day festivities.
Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Quebec
Wet more than white this holiday. Showers in time for Christmas, then hopefully turning fair and colder by Boxing Day.
Turning milder with a few showers of wet snow or rain for the holidays.
Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
If you’re dreaming of a White Christmas, you might get your wish: heavy snows over the Rockies and Prairies.
Stormy for Christmastime and Boxing Day, especially along the coastal plain.