Shadow, or no shadow?
That’s the question the town of Punxsutawney, Pa., asked Thursday morning as Punxsutawney Phil made his annual weather forecast.
The famous groundhog rose from his burrow on Groundhog Day to see his shadow, predicting we’ll have six extra weeks of winter here in the US
Unfortunately, Phil isn’t the most accurate at forecasting the weather.
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When is Groundhog Day?
Groundhog Day falls every February. 2.
What did Punxsutawney Phil predict last year?
In 2022, Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow and predicts longer winters. It was the 106th time in the 126 years since he made the prediction that he saw his own shadow.
Is Punxsutawney Phil always right?
Since the first forecast was made in 1887, the Punxsutawney Phil has been right only 39 percent of the time, according to the Stormfax Weather Almanac. NOAA’s National Center for Environmental Information found that from 2012-21, Phil was right only 40 percent of the time.
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