Where Will We See Flakes and Flurries?
2023 Snowfall Predictions
The Old Farmer’s Almanac is calling for above-normal precipitation in Region 1, which includes Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, and New York.
Region 1: Northeast
The Old Farmer’s Almanac is calling for about 2 to 3 inches higher than the monthly averages. Region 2 includes Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Delaware, and eastern portions of Maryland and Virginia.
Region 2: Atlantic Corridor
The Appalachian region spans most of Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia along with the eastern edge of West Virginia and western part of North Carolina. They’re forecasting the most snow during the end of December, middle to end of January, and beginning to middle of February.
Region 3: Appalachians
They are calling for above-normal rainfall for most of the state.
Region 5: Florida
The Lower Lakes region encompasses much of Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and New York that border Lake Michigan, Lake Erie, and Lake Ontario. Residents should brace themselves for a cold and snowy winter.
Region 6: Lower Lakes
Half of Ohio, all of Kentucky, and portions of Illinois, Indiana, and West Virginia make up the Ohio Valley Region, where The Old Farmer’s Almanac is predicting above-average snowfall this winter.
Region 7: Ohio Valley
Minnesota, much of Wisconsin, and the eastern edges of North and South Dakota make up region 9, where snowfall is likely to be above normal this year.
Region 9: Upper Midwest
While The Old Farmer’s Almanac is calling for above-average precipitation in Texas and Oklahoma, it isn’t expected to be much higher than what falls in a typical year.
Region 11: Texas-Oklahoma
This includes portions of 10 different states: Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, and North Dakota. Late November, the middle of December, and the middle of January are predicted to be the snowiest.
Region 12: High Plains
It includes most of Nevada, Utah, and Idaho, along with a large section of Arizona, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Washington, and Oregon. This year’s forecast is calling for lots of snow, or a “whiteout.”
Region 13: Intermountain
The Old Farmer’s Almanac and the NWS are both anticipating that precipitation in the Pacific Northwest (northern portion of California and western portions of Oregon and Washington) will be below average this winter.
Region 15: Pacific Northwest
While El Niño may lead to decreased precipitation in the Pacific Northwest, the opposite is true for the Pacific Southwest, where The Old Farmer’s Almanac is calling for a wet winter.
Region 16: Pacific Southwest
The Old Farmer’s Almanac is predicting that Alaska will see slightly less precipitation than on average.
Region 17: Alaska
Hawaii is likely to surpass yearly average rainfall totals this winter.
Region 18: Hawaii
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