It's that question we have every year, will we see a white Christmas?

In Missouri, it's never a given that we'll see snow on or before Christmas day. In West Central Missouri, in my opinion, winter doesn't start to kick in until this time of year, with most of our snow and the coldest weather of the season hitting from January through early March. So will Missouri see a white Christmas this year? That answer depends on where you are in Missouri.

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Here is the Christmas forecast for various areas around Missouri as of early Saturday morning, December 23, 2023. You can click the links to see the updated Christmas forecast from Weatherology for your city if you're reading this on Christmas Eve or Christmas.

West Central Missouri Christmas Forecast.

For our neck of the woods, West Central Missouri, including Sedalia, Warrensburg, and Knob Noster, a white Christmas isn't expected. Weatherology's forecast calls for a high of 50, with scattered showers likely. Christmas night we can expect a low of 29 and there is a chance of mixed precipitation changing to all snow.

Boonville and Columbia Christmas Forecast.

Boonville and Columbia can expect a high around 54 with overcast skies and scattered showers, according to Weatherology's forecast. Overnight, the low is expected to be 32, with a chance of rain becoming mixed precipitation.

Kansas City Forecast & Weather for the Chiefs Game

Weatherology expects Kansas City to be about eight to ten degrees cooler than West Central Missouri. Rain is expected early, turning to mixed precipitation in the afternoon. Overnight, the low is expected to be 29, and the mixed precipitation could change to all snow.

Branson

Weatherology calls for overcast skies, scattered showers, and a high of 54 on Christmas. Christmas night, the temperatures will dip down to about 30 with cloudy skies. No snow is in the forecast.

Springfield

Weatherology isn't expecting any snow in the Springfield area. Like much of Missouri, Weatherology is calling for a high of 51 on Christmas with a low of 29 on Christmas night. No snow is in the forecast.

Hannibal 

Mark Twain's hometown will see a 55 on Christmas with scattered rain showers according to Weatherology. Christmas night the low will be 34 with rain turning to mixed precipitation.

St. Louis

Weatherology doesn't expect snow for St. Louis on Christmas. They expect scattered showers and a high of 59. Scattered showers are expected Christmas night, with a low of 38.

So Will Missouri See A White Christmas Tihs Year?

Most of Missouri isn't going to see a white Christmas this year unless it gets a heck of a lot colder very quickly. Sure, there's a chance you'll see some sleet and snow while watching the Chiefs game from Arrowhead, but most of Missouri can expect to see a warm, wet, overcast, Christmas day.

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