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When Does it Snow in ACNH?

Screenshot of Isabelle announcing the first snow in ACNH
Screenshot of Isabelle announcing the first snow in ACNH / Photo via @lovingIambert

Winter has arrived in the Animal Crossing: New Horizons world, just one day after the Thanksgiving celebration and, with winter, comes snow.

Players are excited to see the snow once again in this beloved game due to villager reactions and the opportunity to catch snowflakes.

So, when exactly is there a higher chance for it to start to snow on your island?

When Does it Snow in ACNH?

According to previous games and last year's in-game snowfall, snow tends to appear during late November.

In previous games, it was mostly random, but in ACNH, snow can begin to fall on or after Nov. 25, but it most likely won't stick to the ground until around Dec. 10.

When Does it Snow in ACNH?
Photo of the first snow in ACNH / Photo via @honeibeak

Since New Horizons runs on the Northern and Southern hemisphere, chosen at the start of the game by the player, the weather will mimic similar weather patterns to that area of the world.

According to the Animal Crossing wiki section on the weather patterns, in the Northern hemisphere, from Dec. 11 to Dec. 23, it's much more likely to get a cloudy day, which means a high chance of snow.

On the other hand, the Southern hemisphere has a slightly lower chance around the same time.