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No white Christmas in the Alamo City

Instead, you’ll need the sunglasses and t-shirts

Christmas Forecast
Christmas Forecast

SAN ANTONIO – If you’re channeling Bing Crosby and dreaming of a “White Christmas," you might want to spend your holiday well north of San Antonio this year.

In fact, the entire state of Texas will stay snow-free on Christmas Day.

Christmas Day forecast across Texas
Christmas Day forecast across Texas (KSAT 12)

Around San Antonio, expect some fog early in the morning. By the afternoon, with more sun, high temperatures will be back in the low 70s.

Christmas Day forecast for San Antonio
Christmas Day forecast for San Antonio (KSAT 12)

The fact that we won’t have a white Christmas shouldn’t come as a surprise for San Antonians. In reality, there has never been snow on Christmas day since official records began in the 1890s.

Although, we came close to seeing the fluffy, white stuff in 2004. On December 24 and 25, 2004 a rare blanketing of snow covered areas of South Texas from the Houston area to Victoria to Corpus Christi and Brownsville. Unfortunately, no snow fell in San Antonio.

Visible satellite image showing snow blanketing South Texas on December 25, 2004 at 11:30AM
Visible satellite image showing snow blanketing South Texas on December 25, 2004 at 11:30AM (KSAT 12)
CitySnowfall (Inches)
Victoria12.5″
Corpus Christi4.4″
Galveston4.0″
BrownsvilleDusting

Here’s to hoping for a Christmas miracle next year! Until then, you can keep up with San Antonio’s forecast on our new and improved Weather Authority App and check out the latest forecast video below.


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