An Early Spring- Punxsutawney Phil Didn’t See His Shadow Today

A groundhog looking around

A groundhog looking around

Today, February 2, 2024, Punxsutawney Phil made his appearance to predict if we will have an early spring or six extra weeks of winter. The famous groundhog did not see his shadow today, which means that we will have an early spring. [1]

Big Crowds

Several thousands of people woke up early to attend or listen live to Phil’s prediction. Phil’s hometown of about 6,000 grew to around 25,000 just for Groundhog Day.

Phil’s Prediction

When Punxsutawney Phil finally emerged from his burrow, he did not see his shadow. That means that spring will come early. The groundhog hasn’t predicted an early spring since 2020. [2] Punxsutawney Phil’s prediction record isn’t so good, only being correct about 40% of the time. [3]

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