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    :snow: How often does your area have a white Christmas?

    In England, it's unfortunately not often that it snows heavily on Christmas Eve/Day, as we usually get most of our snow between January and March. However, I can remember a couple of occasions when it did, which were very nice!

    I think the ideal Christmas Eve/Day weather is a full-on blizzard. Nothing like sitting in front of the fire indoors with the Christmas tree lighting up the room looking at the outside world buried under feet of snow, with icicles on the rooftops, snowmen in front of every house, and maybe, just maybe, a little robin hopping around in the snow! Haha, that's what Christmas weather should be like!

    How likely do you think a white Christmas is in your area?

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    I agree with your ideal Christmas weather. unfortunately, here in Florida, we do not get any snow. I think the last time it snowed here, according to folks who lived here then, was about 30 years ago and I'm sure it was just flurries.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HolidaySeason View Post
    In England, it's unfortunately not often that it snows heavily on Christmas Eve/Day, as we usually get most of our snow between January and March. However, I can remember a couple of occasions when it did, which were very nice!

    I think the ideal Christmas Eve/Day weather is a full-on blizzard. Nothing like sitting in front of the fire indoors with the Christmas tree lighting up the room looking at the outside world buried under feet of snow, with icicles on the rooftops, snowmen in front of every house, and maybe, just maybe, a little robin hopping around in the snow! Haha, that's what Christmas weather should be like!

    How likely do you think a white Christmas is in your area?
    Not very likely here too. I think we had snow once running up to Christmas, like a week but by the time the actual day came it was all mush..
    Merry Christmas to all...




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    I remember some snowflakes, about 10 years ago..
    We hardly see ane snow in my city and thats really sad, as, in Christmas days we all have expectations of snow and we finally end up watching a sun shining all day, and temp around 15c..
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    Well, I'd say that sometimes there is snow on the ground on Christmas Day, but usually we get more snow in January, February, and March. They're calling for snow on Tuesday, but often it snows 45-50 miles northwest of us, and misses our town entirely. Freshly fallen snow is beautiful, and I enjoy watching it fall even more!

    Last edited by Merry Christmas Darling; 11-11-2013 at 12:11 AM.

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    They've changed our forecast: 30% chance of precipitation(snow) Monday night; cloudy on Tuesday.

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    We almost always have snow on the ground for Christmas! Heck, we almost always have snow on the ground for Thanksgiving!! They don't call this state Minne"snow"ta for nothing!!
    I love Outdoor Christmas Lights!!

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    I would say we have snow about 50% of the time - even if it's just a passing flurry. Last year we had 18 inches of snow on Halloween! Heaviest sniw here is generally January and February! As a child, I grew up in the snowbelt - Syracuse NY area. We almost always had snow on Christmas. In fact, I remember only one green Christmas!
    Last edited by ornamentmaven; 11-11-2013 at 05:17 AM.
    I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas

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    Never in living memory. I'm not expecting thet to change this year.
    So let the raucous sleigh bells jingle,
    Hail our dear old friend kris kringle,
    Driving his reindeer across the sky.
    Don't stand underneath when they fly by.

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    We had a lot of snow in the uk back in 2010 before christmas which froze to solid ice, it didn't snow on christmas day but the ground was certainly covered in snow

    just found these quick photos only not of where I live,but if uk folks remember it was the same all ove

    http://www.urban75.org/blog/brixton-...dec-18th-2010/


    http://www.theguardian.com/uk/2010/d...tion-christmas
    Last edited by Snowman; 11-11-2013 at 11:47 AM.

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