For some, the weather New Jersey gets during the Fall season can be considered the sweet spot.

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It's not too hot. It's not too cold. It's juuuuust right...and there is chocolate everywhere.

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But those temperatures will be plummeting in the next month or so and snow will be in our forecast before you know it.

But how bad of a Winter is ahead for New Jersey for the 2022-2023 season?

Things were already a little bit out of whack last year:

According to NJ.com, South Jersey received more snow than both North or Central Jersey last year which is a rare occurrence. Northern and Central Jersey are usually colder and snowier.

New Jersey just got the first official predictions from our weather experts.

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According to NJ.com, "Long-range forecasters say they [are] anticipating another winter season with below-average snowfall in the New Jersey region, but the overall seasonal snow totals should be a bit higher than last year."

Okay so we will be getting a bit more snow than last year but will still not be up to where we are used to.

Let me break it down numerically for you:

The northeast - i.e. New York City, New Jersey and Philly - receives an average of 29.8 inches per year.

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During the 2021-2022 season, our area only got 17.9 inches total.

The snowfall prediction for 2022-2023 season is between 18 to 23 inches of snow total.

The real question is: How many snow days will this get us?

One more piece of news regarding the upcoming winter season.

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According to NJ.com, we will be getting big blasts of cold air later on during the winter season.

Aw man! I can do snow. I can do ice. I can even handle slipping and falling here and there.

But when it is so cold that it hurts my face to be outside, I am not a happy camper so hopefully this part of the prediction is wrong.

Hopefully....

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