The Groundhog day is a national level holiday celebrated in the United States and Canada on 2nd February of each year. Groundhog day is fun event based on the behaviour of groundhog, a rodent widespread locally. Groundhog day was first time celebrated in 1887 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. In an event, groundhog has to come out of his burrow to see his shadow. If the weather is clear and shiny then groundhog will probably see his shadow and by fear will go back to his burrow. Groundhog's this action indicates that the winter will remain for six more weeks. In opposite, when weather is cloudy and groundhog see's not his shadow and move on instead of going back to burrow predicts the sooner end of winter.
Did the Groundhog See his Shadow 2017?Yes, groundhog see his shadow this year under bulb light of 45 watts and, Punxsutawney Phil died today after seeing his shadow in 2017 on commode.
Since from last few years, many communities in both countries (North America and Canada) celebrate groundhog day event on their own. In recent year, 34 groundhogs day 2015 individual celebrations has been reported. The most popular Groundhog event among all is of Punxsutawney Phil in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania.