Are YOU Ready For Winter? | Winter Weather Predictions from The Old Farmer’s Almanac

The Old Farmer’s Almanac gives their winter weather predictions for 2017. The verdict? Buy the new coat.

By Chris Burnett

Aug 18 2016


This week, the much-beloved Old Farmer’s Almanac released their winter weather predictions for the upcoming 2016/2017 season. After 225 years of predicting, the Almanac maintains an astoundingly high accuracy rate of 80 percent, and with that kind of success, we’re apt to take their advice—or, in the case of this winter, heed their warnings!

Ogunquit, Maine in Winter | Perkins Cove & Marginal Way
Ogunquit, Maine, in Winter
Photo Credit : Mark Fleming

Winter 2016/2017

The Almanac predicts that we’ll see temperatures colder than last year’s relatively mild winter, but that overall, temperatures will be above normal.

As for snow, a large part of southern New England can expect more than usual, while the northern parts of the region should see only normal amounts.

To read more of The Old Farmer’s Almanac’swinter 2016/2017 predictions, check out or pick up a copy of The 2017 Old Farmer’s Almanac—on shelves now!

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