Will it Snow in Kansas This Year?

The Old Farmer’s Almanac’s long range weather predictions for the winter of 2019 – 2020 in Kansas.

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It’s impossible to say for certain whether or not it will snow in Kansas this year. However, we can look at some factors that might give us a clue as to whether or not it’s likely.

For one thing, the state of Kansas usually sees an average of around 10-15 inches of snow each year. So, if the forecast is calling for a particularly snowy winter, it’s more likely that Kansas will see some snowfall.

Other factors that can influence whether or not it will snow in Kansas are the temperatures in the state. If it’s been particularly cold leading up to winter, there’s a higher chance that snow will fall. However, if temperatures have been relatively mild, the chances of snow are lower.

So, while we can’t say for sure whether or not it will snow in Kansas this year, we can look at some factors that might give us a better idea.

What is the science behind snow?

There are three primary ingredients that must be in place for snow to form: cold air, moisture, and lift. The most important of these is cold air. Without it, the other two ingredients cannot come together to create snow.

Moisture is necessary for snow to form, but it must be in the right form. Snow forms when tiny ice crystals in the atmosphere come into contact with water droplets. The water droplets must be in a liquid state; if they are frozen, they will not contribute to the formation of snow.

Lift is important because it helps the ice crystals and water droplets to come into contact with each other. Without lift, the moisture will never have a chance to turn into snow. There are several different mechanisms that can produce lift, but the most common is convective lift. This happens when warm air rises and cool air sinks, causing theilton circulation.

How do we predict snowfall?

There are a few ways to predict snowfall. One is to use our knowledge of the weather patterns that typically bring snow to our area. Based on these past weather patterns, we can make an educated guess as to whether or not snow is likely in a given year. Another way to predict snowfall is by monitoring current weather conditions and making a forecast based on those conditions.

The history of snow in Kansas

Snow is a meteorological event that occurs in cold environments such as the North Pole or the Arctic Circle. It usually happens in winter, but can occur in any season. Snow is made up of ice crystals that fall from the atmosphere and accumulate on the ground.

In Kansas, snow is a relatively rare occurrence. The last time significant snowfall happened was in 2011, when around 8 inches (20 cm) fell in some parts of the state. However, Kansas has seen some heavy snowstorms in the past, with the largest one on record occurring in 1947, when up to 24 inches (61 cm) of snow fell.

While it is impossible to say definitively whether or not it will snow in Kansas this year, it is unlikely given the current forecast. However, anything can happen and it’s always a possibility thatKansas could see some snowfall at some point during the year.

Will it snow in Kansas this year?

The chances of snow in Kansas this year will depend on a number of factors, including the weather patterns in the months leading up to winter. If the state experiences a warm autumn, for instance, that could mean less snowfall during the winter months. Conversely, if Kansas has a cold autumn, that could increase the chances of snowfall during the winter.


In conclusion, there is no way to accurately predict whether or not it will snow in Kansas this year. However, based on the historical data, it is more likely than not that Kansas will see at least some snowfall this winter.

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