The Maine-based Farmers' Almanac released its predictions for this coming winter in Maine and across the country.

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The Farmers' Almanac, when reporting on their forecast for Maine for Winter 2023- 2024, used the headline:

The Brr is Back

A reminder that last winter we didn’t get the usual amount of snow, and it wasn’t bitter cold.

Those who love being outdoors in the winter and appreciate lots of snow and cold temperatures are about to smile.

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The Almanac is calling for:

Below-average temperatures and lots of snowstorms, sleet, ice, and rain

That is for January and February and into March for Maine.

And for April Fool’s Day?

A possible late-season snowfall over the high terrain of New England during the third week of April won’t be a fun April Fools Day prank.

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NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center forecast for December through February is for ...

Slightly warmer and wetter conditions compared to normal.


Until then, enjoy your summer first, and then your fall.

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