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Groundhogs Around the World: Sir Walter Wally

Name: Sir Walter Wally
Animal Type: Groundhog
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Description: Sir Walter Wally lives at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and has been forecasting since 1998. On Groundhog Day there is a Shadow Ceremony on the Museum's front steps with the mayor presiding as the "Groundhog Whisperer." There are many activities associated with the event including a "Groundhog Song" being sung, a groundhog hat making station, and the Groundhog Toss. When the event happens on a weekday there are about 2,000 attendees but on a weekend there can be as many as 9,000. There have been several Sir Walter Wallys throughout the years. Read more about Sir Walter Wally.
Forecasting since: 1998
Twitter: https://twitter.com/SirWalterW

Sir Walter Wally's Past Predictions

2021 Prediction: Early Spring
2020 Prediction: Long Winter
2019 Prediction: Long Winter
2018 Prediction: Early Spring
2017 Prediction: Early Spring
2016 Prediction: Early Spring
2015 Prediction: Early Spring
2014 Prediction: Long Winter
2013 Prediction: Long Winter
2012 Prediction: Long Winter
2011 Prediction: Long Winter
2010 Prediction: Early Spring
2009 Prediction: Long Winter

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