Just fill out the shape beneath to take part.
There is not any prize for this competitors, however the winner (s) will be acknowledged right here on the Capital Weather Gang in the spring.
For the winter of 2021-2022, almost 900 folks participated. Six precisely predicted that 13.2 inches would fall. The common forecast of the group was 12.2 inches, which was just one inch off. About 100 members have been inside an inch of the goal.
As a reminder, the Capital Weather Gang winter outlook requires six to 12 inches of snow at National Airport, and much of the world south and east of town. Higher quantities are forecast north and west. As regular, this and all seasonal precipitation forecasts are low confidence.
Some extra background could make it easier to along with your snowfall forecast:
- The present Weather Service common is 13.7 inches for all the chilly season in town. On common, 0.1 inch falls in November, 1.7 inches in December, 4.9 inches in January, 5.0 inches in February, and a pair of.0 inches in March. The median for the previous 30 winters is 10.9 inches.
- The long-term common, again to 1888, is about 18 inches. 100 years in the past, the typical was near 24 inches per winter.
Below, the snowfall totals for the previous 5 winters, and here are all of history:
- 2021-2022 … 13.2 inches
- 2020-2021 … 5.4 inches
- 2019-2020 … 16.9 inches
- 2018-2019 … 7.8 inches
- 2017-2018 … 3.4 inches
Good luck and assume snowy (or not)!