The Farmers Almanac Predicts Winter 2020 In North Carolina Will Have Frigid Temps And Above Average Amounts Of Snow

Each year, just as summer is coming to a close, the Farmers’ Almanac releases a long range preview of the winter ahead and you may not like what they’re saying about the coming months in the Tar Heel State. The upcoming winter 2020 season promises, according to the Almanac, to include a little of everything. But the one thing that should remain steady throughout is an above-average amount of precipitation – in all forms.

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The Farmers’ Almanac (not to be confused with the Old Farmers’ Almanac) has been issuing long-range weather predictions for more than 100 years. Since 1818, the Farmer’s Almanac has issued a winter weather outlook and claims it is surprisingly accurate. Their methods? They rely on a set of rules created back in 1818 by the first publisher. How accurate is the annual outlook? Some say 80%. What kind of winter 2020 weather do you want to see in North Carolina?

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