Probability of a White Christmas

(based on a 50 year average, 1959-2008)

Northeast Regional Climate Center

 

City

Probability of 1 of Snow on ground Dec. 25

Whitest Christmas

Last White Christmas

Snow Depth (in.)

Year

Snow Depth (in.)

Year

Pinkham Notch, NH

95%

50

1970

23

2008

Boonville, NY

94%

45

1978

22

2008

Olde Forge, NY

92%

41

1978

M

2008

Caribou, ME

92%

33

1978

10

2008

St. Johnsbury, VT

89%

30

1970

13

2008

Norfolk, CT

79%

21

1970

6

2008

Concord, NH

72%

26

1970

8

2008

Ashburnham, MA

72%

22

1970

8

2008

Burlington, VT

70%

32

1970

6

2008

Syracuse, NY

68%

12

1963/1978

5

2008

Oswego, NY

68%

25

1989

6

2008

Portland, ME

66%

39

1970

13

2008

Binghamton, NY

64%

14

1969

3

2008

Buffalo, NY

64%

19

2001

1

2008

Canaan Valley, WV

60%

35

1969

6

2005

Ithaca, NY

58%

13

1969

4

2008

Rochester, NY

58%

11

1963

3

2008

Erie, PA

57%

23

1989

1

2005

Albany, NY

52%

19

1966

5

2008

Hartford, CT

51%

10

1995/1966

4

2002

Cleveland, OH

48%

13

2004/1995

13

2004

Pittsburg, PA

34%

7

1963

1

2002

Harrisburg, PA

32%

10

1961

3

2005

Beckley, WV

32%

13

1963

1

1998

Providence, RI

28%

6

1963

1

1993

Charleston, WV

26%

5

1966

2

1995

Bridgeport, CT

25%

8

1966

1

2008

Newark, NJ

22%

8

1966/1961

1

1998

Boston, MA

20%

11

1995

11

1995

Wilmington, DE

16%

12

1966

2

1995

Washington, D.C.

13%

7

1966

1

1998

New York, NY

12%

6

1995/1966

6

1995

Philadelphia, PA

12%

12

1966

1

1998

Baltimore, MD

12%

8

1966

2

1998

Atlantic City, NJ

7%

6

1966

3

2000

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