What a weird December!  My kid wore shorts to school last week because 1 - he is a teenager, and 2 - it was going to hit 50 degrees.  50!!!!!  Christmas lights are everywhere and we've got a ton of amazing displays we can walk and drive through in Minnesota and Wisconsin, but without the snow, it just doesn't seem as Christmasy.  Just my opinion but I think it feels weird being in a state known for snow and yet the chances are looking like we won't have any on Christmas day.

READ MORE: Amazing Display About an Hour From Rochester, Minnesota That You Must See With 3 Million+ Lights 

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How Many Times Have We Had a Christmas Without Snow in Minnesota?

As we were sitting at our house the other day listening to Christmas music from Y-105FM on Alexa, we were all curious how many times we haven't had a white Christmas in Minnesota.  Sounds like our family wasn't the only one to ask that question because the US National Weather Service Twin Cities Minnesota just shared the following on their Facebook page that gives us that answer:

We've been getting a lot of questions recently about the brown-vs-white Christmas history in the Twin Cities. So, here's that infographic in all its glory!

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Brace Yourself! Blizzards are Predicted for Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin This Winter

I'm well aware that our ground is looking pretty bare at the moment.  The brown grass and dead perennials aren't really bringing in that Christmas spirit for me.

If you've been craving the snow, according to The Farmers' Almanac, it is coming.  The geniuses there used mathematical and astronomical formulas to create their latest predictions for 2024 and if you live in the midwest, we've been told to brace ourselves.  We could see some major snow blowing around this winter.

Potential blizzards for this first week of March will remind folks in the North Central States that winter isn't over yet. - Farmers' Almanac

READ MORE: Minnesota Forecast Shows Blizzards in Winter 2024

LOOK: What Christmas was like the year you were born

To see how Christmas has changed over the last century, Stacker explored how popular traditions, like food and decorations, emerged and evolved from 1920 to 2021 in the U.S. and around the world. 

Gallery Credit: Stacker

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