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What percent of the time does the groundhog accurately predict the weather?

0%. Groundhogs do not predict the weather


Can the groundhog really forecast the weather?

No.


Why did they use groundhogs for groundhog day?

It originated with ancient European lore which thought that badgers could predict weather.


What is the significance of Groundhog Day?

The significance of this holiday is just to see how long winter will last. This is only for entertainment purpose and weather centers sometimes predict differently than the groundhog. Hope this helps!


How does a groundhog predict the weather?

It predicts the weather based on whether it sees its shadow or not. It's simply American folklore and whether it sees its shadow has no bearing at all on the next 6 weeks of weather.


Is a groundhog is scientific animal who can actually predict the weather?

You have to believe because if its sunny outside he will probably see his shadow. If its cloudy he wont. No. A goundhog is NOT a scientific animal that can predict the seasons. Its just a myth.


Where is the famous groundhog that predicts the weather on Groundhog Day?

Pennsylvania


What did the the groundhog do?

The groundhog could (at least according to the movie Groundhog Day) predict whether or not there would be an early arrival of Spring that year.


What is the name of a weather forecasting groundhog?

Punxsutawney Phil. It is believed that on February 2nd (Groundhog Day) Punxsutawney Phil the groundhog comes out of his hole on Gobbler's Knob - in front of thousands of followers from all over the world - to predict the weather for the rest of winter. According to legend, if Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow, there will be six more weeks of winter weather. If he does not see his shadow, there will be an early spring.


What is the name of the famous groundhog that predicts the weather on Groundhog Day?

Punxsutawney Phil is the name of the famous Groundhog who predicts the weather. He resides in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania.


How is a rain gauge used to predict weather?

A rain gauge does not predict weather, a barometer is used to predict weather.


What is the name of the famous groundhog that predicts weather in groundhog day?

Punxsutawney Phil

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