Local Christmas Climatology: White Christmas is Rare

If you don’t like cold and snow you’ll like the Christmas forecast this year.

A white Christmas in Central Kansas is rare, This year, there is no chance of a white Christmas.

For official records a white Christmas is defined: 1 inch or more of snow on the ground. It can either fall on Christmas day, or have been on the ground from a previous storm.

According to the National Weather Service, above normal temperatures and dry weather is favored this week. Near record high temperatures are possible Christmas Eve.

The outlook for December 24th through 28th favors above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation across Kansas.