This is our 14th winter in Almonte. We knew when we moved to the Valley we would be in for a robust winter experience.
In moving from Georgetown to Almonte we didn’t just move east. We went northeast, following the St. Lawrence, and then another 60 miles north of the river. Almonte is on the same latitude as Huntsville, Ontario or Minneapolis for that matter. Don’t expect mild winters.
The absolute worst we had as far as snow goes
This winter won’t get close to that one. In
But by Christmas Eve it had all melted away and only enough white stuff remained to cover the grass and technically give us a White Christmas.
January changed all that with bone-chilling cold and close to a meter of snow. February has been up and down – cold and sunny a few days, but mostly we’ve had freezing drizzle and ice pellets.
Now it may be time for