It’s been such a hot summer in the Yellowhammer State and the discussion of cooler temperatures is always a relief. Winter technically starts on December 21st, but meteorologically it begins on December 1st.

The Farmers’ Almanac is a helpful tool in helping Alabamians plan ahead. This year, they are helping you plan for Winter a little bit earlier than normal. But, why?

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The Farmers’ Almanac said, “this year, with the extreme summer weather conditions broiling the country, and the growing concern over the rising costs of heating oil, Farmers’ Almanac is releasing its winter weather forecast earlier than ever.”

Farmer’s Almanac Forecast for Alabama

Back in April, the Farmers’ Almanac predictions for Summer 2022 was that it would be “hot, humid, and thundery.” I think we can all agree that is a pretty accurate overview of these past few months.

Now, let’s talk about the Winter Forecast.

Let’s just say we are not in the “shovel-worthy” zone but it might be a good idea to invest in a good umbrella, winter coat, and some galoshes. The Farmer’s Almanac is saying that our area in the southeast region is predicted to have an upcoming “shivery, wet, and slushy” winter.

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Shivery and wet are pretty clear explanations. However, “slushy” has us concerned. This is when there is partially melted snow or ice. Click here to understand the science behind slush.

(Source) Click here for more information from the Farmer’s Almanac.

Farmer’s Almanac United States 2022 – 2023 Winter Outlook

Here are the 2022 - 2023 winter predictions for Alabama and the United States from the Farmers’ Almanac. 

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