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A New York Christmas

From Rachelle Oblack,
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Will Your State Have a White Christmas?

New York

Here are the lists of locations in New York for which meteorologists and statisticians have gathered climate data on the chances of a New York White Christmas. Listings are for snow depths of 1 inch, 5 inches, and 10+ inches respectively in select cities in New York. You can also check the statistics on other state White Christmas probabilities here. Once you have explored the snow statistics for the holidays, take the White Christmas Quiz.

New York White Christmas Forecasts

Percent Chance of a New York White Christmas


Snow depth in inches =





Albany 63%30%13%
Binghamton 67%43%17%
Buffalo 57%23%13%
Glens Falls 76%59%21%
Massena 77%47%23%
New York 10%7%0%
Poughkeepsie 45%28%7%
Rochester 60%23%3%
Syracuse 70%47%20%
Utica 71%46%18%
Watertown 69%41%21%

Return to the White Christmas Index to choose another state.

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Source: National Climatic Data Center Research Customer Service Group

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If you have a picture of a winter scene at Christmas time, please post it on the message boards. I would love to show everyone what Christmas looks like in your state. Source: National Climatic Data Center Research Customer Service Group

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