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There doesn't seem to be any snow in my current minecraft worlds, although I haven't explored huge parts of them yet, so I guess it might still show up. Are snowy biomes just really rare, or is there a bug causing them to not be generated at all?

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There are no naturally generated red flowers either, although you can still make them with bonemeal on grass. –  Bob Nov 10 '11 at 13:25

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The terrain generation code was completely rewritten for 1.8. Whether it's a bug or intentional, you're right — there are no snow biomes in Minecraft 1.8, at all.

Minecraft 1.9, which will be released in the near future, re-introduces them, though. The pre-releases of 1.9 already generate snow biomes, so it's a pretty safe bet.

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Based on entirely unreliable reports, the snow biomes are there, they just don't contain snow. If true, worlds made in 1.8 will get their snow back through precipitation in 1.9, without needing to generate a new world. –  SevenSidedDie Oct 1 '11 at 2:08
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I keep misreading the words "snow bunnies" instead of "snow biomes". Will there be "snow bunnies"? :-) –  Hand-E-Food Oct 4 '11 at 9:14

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