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A look ahead at the December Almanac

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December begins on Saturday, marking the beginning of Meteorological Winter (December, January & February, as opposed to Astronomical Winter, which begins on December 21st).

Toledo averages 7.3" of snow in December.  No accumulating snow is expected in the first seven days of December, this year.

December is a month in which temperatures trend downward sharply.  On December 1st, Toledo's average high is 42, and the average low in Toledo is 28.  At the end of the month, New Year's Eve features an average high of 33, and an average low of 20 in Toledo.  Bundle up!

We're entering our "darkest" month of the year, when we consider the amount of daylight.  On December 1st, Toledo sees 9 hours and 22 minutes of daylight.  On New Year's Eve, we see 9 hours and 12 minutes of daylight, as we begin to recover from the Winter Solstice.

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