We took a look at National Weather Service records over the years to find what was Bangor's snowiest Christmas Day. It wasn't a huge storm, but travel must have been tough.
A winter storm left much of Maine with a blanket of snow for a white Christmas. Historically, 75% of the time, Bangor has seen a white Christmas. A "white Christmas" is defined by the National Weather Service as at least one inch of snow on the ground on Christmas morning.
According to NWS records, Bangor on average have four inches of snow on Christmas morning. In 1970, 23 inches of snow was already on the ground. As far as snow storms on Christmas, in 1938 9.2 inches of snow fell on Christmas Day, making it the "snowiest Christmas" on record.
The warmest Christmas on record in Bangor was in 2020, when temps topped out at 57 degrees. On average, Christmas day is around 25 degrees.