On Groundhog Day, the famous groundhog Punxsutawney Phil carefully creeps out from his burrow to predict whether we will have an early spring. According to the legend, if Phil emerges from his burrow and gets spooked by his shadow, then we will have six more weeks of wintry weather. No shadow this year! Looks like winter will be around for a while! Can you keep track of winter days and when they turn into spring? Will Phil be right?
The Full Snow Moon
In February 2021, the full Moon arrives in the early morning hours of Saturday, February 27. For the best view of this full Moon, which is traditionally called the full Snow Moon, look for it on the night of Friday, February 26. It is called the Full Snow Moon. because February is one of the snowiest months of winter. On average, February is the month when the United States receives the most snow.