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A Pennsylvania Christmas

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


Here are the lists of locations in Pennsylvania for which meteorologists and statisticians have gathered climate data on the chances of a Pennsylvania White Christmas. Listings are for snow depths of 1 inch, 5 inches, and 10+ inches respectively in select cities in Pennsylvania. 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.

Pennsylvania White Christmas Forecasts

Percent Chance of a Pennsylvania White Christmas


Snow depth in inches =





Allentown 30%10%3%
Altoona 31%3%0%
Bradford 70%37%23%
Dubois 52%28%14%
Erie 57%23%10%
Harrisburg 33%10%3%
Philadelphia 10%7%3%
Pittsburgh 33%7%0%
Wilkes-Barre 43%17%3%
Williamsport 43%10%0%

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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