The Farmers’ Almanac just released their winter weather predictions for 2019-2020. Here’s what they’re saying about the amount of snow Wichita, Kansas can expect to receive.
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The Average Amount of Snowfall in Wichita, Kansas
Wichita, Kansas usually sees around 15.5 inches of snowfall every winter. This year, the area is expected to get a little more snow than usual. The Farmers’ Almanac is predicting that Wichita will see around 18 to 20 inches of snow this winter.
The Average Amount of Snowfall in Wichita, Kansas over the Last Ten Years
Wichita, Kansas gets an average of 22.5 inches of snowfall per year. The last ten years have seen an average of 20.6 inches of snowfall per year. The most snowfall in one year was in 2008, when Wichita got 41.4 inches of snow. The least amount of snowfall in a year was in 2011, when Wichita only got 9.3 inches of snow.
The Amount of Snowfall in Wichita, Kansas This Winter
According to the Old Farmer’s Almanac, Wichita, Kansas can expect around seventeen inches of snowfall this winter season. This amount of snowfall is based on an average of the past thirty years of snowfall in the area. However, it is important to note that the amount of snowfall in an area can vary greatly from year to year.
The Amount of Snowfall in Wichita, Kansas This Winter Based on the Farmers’ Almanac
The Farmers’ Almanac is predicting that the Wichita, Kansas area will receive more than average snowfall this winter. They are predicting around 16 inches of snowfall for the area.
The Amount of Snowfall in Wichita, Kansas This Winter Based on the Old Farmer’s Almanac
Name: The Old Farmer’s Almanac
The Old Farmer’s Almanac is a reference book containing weather forecasts, gardening tips, and other advice related to agriculture and outdoor activities.
In the United States, the almanac is published by The Old Farmer’s Almanac Company, in Dublin, New Hampshire. In Canada, it is published by Cancom Limited in Cobourg, Ontario. Other almanacs are also published under the name The Farmers’ Almanac and The Country Almanac.
The almanac claims that it is “the oldest continuously published periodical in North America” (a title also claimed by American Legion magazine) having been founded in 1792antine East during the Abbasid Caliphate through Mesoamerica during the post-Classic period of Mesoamerican chronology, to Europe during Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages.
The Probability of a White Christmas in Wichita, Kansas
While the official meteorological start of winter is still a few weeks away, many people have already started wondering how much snow Wichita, Kansas will get this year. The Farmers’ Almanac is predicting a ‘cold and snowy’ winter, but is that really accurate? Let’s take a look at the data.
The Probability of a White Christmas in Wichita, Kansas Based on the National Weather Service
The National Weather Service defines a white Christmas as “one inch or more of snow on the ground on December 25th.”
According to the National Climatic Data Center, which is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Wichita has had a white Christmas 33 times out of the last 124 years, or about 26.6% of the time. That means that there is about a 1 in 4 chance of a white Christmas in Wichita.
The NOAA also keeps records of how much snowfall there was on December 25th in Wichita. The median snowfall amounts to 0.8 inches on December 25th, with the greatest amount being 12 inches that fell on December 25th, 2009.
So while there is no guarantees when it comes to a white Christmas in Wichita, Kansas, based on past history there is about a 1 in 4 chance that Wichita will have an inch or more of snow on the ground on December 25th.
The Probability of a White Christmas in Wichita, Kansas Based on the Weather Channel
As of December 13th, the Weather Channel is predicting a 41% chance of a white Christmas in Wichita, Kansas. However, this number is subject to change as the weather can be unpredictable. The best way to increase your chances of a white Christmas is to travel north where the temperatures are cooler and there is more snowfall.