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Kansas climate patterns: Earliest snowfall and first snowfall dates since 1950

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Will it be a white Christmas or a white New Year for Kansas?

The last White Christmas in Manhattan was in 2017, when an inch remained on the ground from an earlier storm. The last time snowfall was reported on Christmas Day was in 2009, when 6.1 inches was recorded. What are the chances of snow falling during this holiday season?

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An impressive snow storm impacted western Kansas in late January

This article recaps a recent snowstorm that impacted several areas of Kansas. Learn a little behind the science of snow predictions and how this snow stacked up in the record books. Also, learn how to take official measurements and become a weather observer.

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Recent cold front brings snow and needed moisture to Kansas

Snow fell for the first time this fall across many parts of Kansas on November 14. After a warm autumn, this recent cold spell and associated snow was an abrupt change in the weather for most of Kansas. In this article, we take a closer look at average snowfall totals across Kansas and what snow means in terms of added moisture to the soil.

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What are the chances of a White Christmas for Kansas?

A white Christmas, by meteorological definition, is defined as at least 1 inch of snow on the ground on Christmas morning at 7:00 am local time. What does the upcoming forecast look like for the state of Kansas? Could some areas receive the gift of some Christmas snow?

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Significant snow fell across Kansas in late November

A Thanksgiving weekend snowstorm brought accumulating snow to most of the state. The highest totals were in central Kansas, where over a foot of snow was measured in a few locations. In some places, this was the most snow from a single event in nearly a decade. Learn more about this snowy weekend in KS in this article!

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Will Kansas see another white Christmas in 2023?

A white Christmas, by meteorological definition, occurs if there is at least 1 inch of snow on the ground on December 25 at 7:00 a.m. local time. The most recent white Christmas in parts of Kansas was last year. Places like Goodland, Manhattan, and Topeka all had snow on the ground on Christmas morning. Will there be a repeat this year?

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