Farmers’ Almanac Predicts Frigid Winter for Mississippi


by Meredith Biesinger, Our Mississippi Home

The 2022-2023 Farmers’ Alamanac hit bookshelves on August 15 this year. It’s important to know that once the new edition is printed, the editors never go back to change or update their forecasts the way other local sources do.

Though weather forecasting, and long-range forecasting, in particular, remains an inexact science, many longtime Almanac followers maintain that the forecasts are 80% to 85% accurate.

According to the Almanac, the country, as a whole, should prepare to “shave, shovel, and shiver” this winter. Mississippi included.

That’s right. The Magnolia State is projected to have an unseasonably cold winter with below-average temperatures. An unpredictable, yet frigid winter is seemingly what’s in store for Mississippians this year.

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This article first appeared on Our Mississippi Home.

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