Will The Bangor Area Have A White Christmas?
If you've been dreaming of a white Christmas, the odds are your dream will come true.
With a fresh blanket of snow from a Monday storm, it's really starting to look a lot like Christmas around the Bangor area. The National Weather Service has been monitoring the weather conditions in Bangor since 1925. Snow depth has varied wildly on Christmas day since those records have been kept.
A "white Christmas" is defined as having at least one inch of snow on the ground. According to their records, Bangor has seen a white Christmas 75% of the time. On average Bangor has about four inches of snow on the ground on Christmas day. The most snow on the ground on Christmas day was in 1970, with 23 inches.
2014 and 2015 were the warmest Christmas days, with a high of 54 degrees. The coldest was in 1980, when temps peaked at 17 below.