Christmas Weather Forecast (2022): Will It Be White, or What?

Will the flakes fly for Christmas? See what we're forecasting for your holiday weekend.

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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

Christmas Weather Forecast shows snow for your outdoor Christmas tree

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.

Be sure to check the detailed forecasts for your U.S. zone here.

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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:

Christmas tree outdoor with snow, lights bokeh around, and snow falling, Christmas atmosphere.
Will the weather be snowy for Christmas?

Zone 1

Newfoundland, Labrador

Slip sliding ahead! A wintry mix for both Christmas and Boxing Day festivities.

Zone 2

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.

Zone 3


Turning milder with a few showers of wet snow or rain for the holidays.

Zone 4

Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan

If you’re dreaming of a White Christmas, you might get your wish: heavy snows over the Rockies and Prairies.

Zone 5

British Columbia

Stormy for Christmastime and Boxing Day, especially along the coastal plain.

Be sure to check the detailed forecasts for your Canadian zone here.

Doing any skiing this holiday? Be sure to check out our 2022- 2023 Canadian winter weather forecast!

Christmas snow is great for outdoor sports lovers!

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Monday is the 26th!

Allison Owen

I’m in Conway ar


will it snow in michigan


Is it going to snow this year?


Im in SC

Sandi Duncan

Looks like it may not snow in SC this year — but you can see all of our predictions here under zone 3 –https://www.farmersalmanac.com/long-range-weather-forecast/southeast-us

Carrie K

No MONTANA?!??? Believe me, it’s Northwest. I might not be as loyal FA customer if you leave my HOME STATE out ?. Live in Maine but MONTANA has my ?


Montana was in the zone with Kansas and Colorado. You just missed it

Stephanie Allred

It’s says Montana in zone 4.

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