Are you dreaming of a white Christmas? We actually have a pretty good chance of getting snow this year.

Christmas Forecast for Northern Colorado

The forecast from the National Weather Service is calling for a chance of snow showers on Christmas Eve day, partly sunny, with a high near 29. Saturday night there is a chance of snow showers, mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. On Christmas Day it probably won't snow, but there will likely be snow on the ground. The forecast calls for partly sunny skies, with a high near 26.

Christmas Snow Statistics

  • The chances of having one inch or more of snow on the ground on Christmas Day in Colorado is 38 percent. (44 days in 116 years)
  • The chance of having measurable snowfall on Christmas Day is about 15 percent. (20 days in 134 years)
  • The most snow ever recorded on the ground in Denver on Christmas Day was 24 inches which was measured after the Christmas Eve blizzard of 1982.

5 Greatest Snow Depths on Christmas since 1900

  • 1982:  24"
  • 1913:  19"
  • 2006:  15"
  • 1973:  12"
  • 1918:  11"

The heaviest snowfall on Christmas Day was 7.8 inches which occurred in 2007.