The Groundhog Sees His Shadow Which Means 6 More Weeks Of Winter

A groundhog looking around

A groundhog looking around

The groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, saw his shadow on Groundhog Day, Tuesday, January 2, 2021, which means six more weeks of winter.

Winter or Spring?

Phil predicted six more weeks of winter. Phil has predicted 104 winter since 1887, summer 20 times, and 10 times it wasn’t recorded. Over the last ten years, Phil’s been 50% correct. [1]

Where The Groundhog Was

Phil saw his shadow in Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. [2]

When Did Phil Come Out

Phil came out of his burrow around 7:25 am to see his shadow. [3]

The Event

Because of COVID-19, the event was virtual so the groundhog did not have his usual audience. [4]


Notes:

  1. ^https://www.washingtonpost.com/weather/2021/02/02/groundhog-2021-shadow-winter/ (go back↩)
  2. ^https://www.cbsnews.com/news/groundhog-day-2021-results-punxsutawney-phil-predicts-6-more-weeks-of-winter/ (go back↩)
  3. ^https://www.staradvertiser.com/2021/02/02/news/a-gloomy-groundhog-day-punxsutawney-phil-says-more-winter/ (go back↩)
  4. ^https://www.cleveland.com/news/2021/02/did-punxsutawney-phil-see-his-shadow-heres-the-groundhog-day-2021-reveal.html (go back↩)

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