What is winter?

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Fri Feb 19 01:17:00 UTC 2010

At 2/18/2010 08:05 PM, Tom Zurinskas wrote:
>A newspaper article today quotes a meteorologist of the National
>Weather Service who said that "althought winter officially runs from
>Dec 21 to Mar 21, forecasters mostly define it as Dec through Feb."
>Forecasters are changing the seasons.  First I've heard about that.

"As New Englanders know, winter is the longest season of the
year."  [Zielinski and Keim, New England Weather, 75.]


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