White Christmas? Dry New Year’s Eve?
Chances of a white Christmas in the Northeast.
Chances of a white Christmas in the U.S.
For those dreaming of a white Christmas it’s practically guaranteed in Fairbanks, Alaska, where there has been an inch or more of snow on the ground every Christmas for the past 50 years. What about the contiguous U.S. you ask? There’s a 96% chance of celebrating the holiday in a winter wonderland in Duluth, Minnesota. In the Northeast, it’ll be lovely weather for a sleigh ride together in Pinkham Notch, New Hampshire, where there’s a 95% chance of an inch or more of snow on the ground on the 25th. And as for New York, Watertown’s where it’s at… the snow that is! The city has a 76% chance of having a white Christmas.
Chances of a dry New Year’s in the Northeast.
Chances of a dry New Year’s in the U.S.
If you’re looking to stay dry while ringing in the New Year, gamble on Las Vegas, Nevada, where there’s only a 2% chance of measurable precipitation. Coastal hotspot Miami, Florida, may have a lot of water nearby, but it doesn’t have much falling from the sky on New Year’s Eve with only an 18% chance of precipitation. How does the ultimate destination, New York City, fair? Well, there’s a 46% chance it’ll rain, or snow, on your New Year’s Eve parade in the Big Apple. See our list of Northeast and US stations!