Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day, in the United States and Canada, day (February 2) on which the emergence of the groundhog (woodchuck) from its burrow is said to foretell the weather for the following six weeks. The beginning of February, which falls roughly halfway between the winter solstice and the spring equinox, has long been a significant time of the year in many cultures.

Britannica, The Editors of Encyclopaedia. “Groundhog Day”. Encyclopedia Britannica, 2 Feb. 2024, Accessed 2 February 2024.