Farmers’ Almanac Predicts Snow In South Dakota This Fall…Gross
It might be a good idea to see if the air conditioner is working properly. It's going to be a warm week across the Sioux Empire. We might even see triple-digit temperatures...yikes!
If you're someone who does not do well in the heat, you're probably daydreaming about fall weather. Believe it or not, the leaves will be changing colors sooner than you think.
We are less than two months away from "Sweater Weather" season! According to the fall predictions from the Famers' Almanac, fall will start off being cool and dry. But that's just the calm before the storm. November and December are expected to be cold and to have "unsettled conditions." Uh-oh...does that mean snow?!
The Farmers' Almanac explains, "Fall officially begins on Saturday, September 23, 2023, at 2:50 a.m. EDT with the arrival of the Autumnal Equinox. After a scorching summer for many areas, cooler temperatures are always a welcome relief."
What exactly is the Autumnal Equinox?
This is when the sun crosses the equator, which means people living in the northern hemisphere will be seeing more darkness than daylight. The professionals with the Farmers' Almanac call this the beginning of the "astronomical fall."
On the other hand, "meteorological fall" begins on Friday, September 1st through Thursday, November 30th. Meteorologists divide the calender differently because meteorological seasons are based on the annual temperature cycle.
So, what weather can South Dakota expect this fall?
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