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What is the chance of Vancouver seeing a white Christmas this year?

Tuesday, December 1, 2009 | 03:08 PM PT

Question submitted by Penny
(Burnaby, BC)

Hi there Penny,

Yes my thoughts too turn to Christmas as soon as the calendar hits December!

Environment Canada has a great web sit dedicated to this answer at http://www.msc-smc.ec.gc.ca/media/xmas/index_e.html.

Basically we here in the Lower Mainland stand around an 11% chance.. which is not great, but remember last year - we got dumped on with 22 cm on the 21st and then 27 cm on the 24th and finally got another 16 cm on the 26th! So we can only hope for a repeat performance.