Or has it already arrived? Here are a few tell-tale signs gleaned from reading, watching and listening during the past week:
The prime minister's preference for a Labour government rather than a coalition with Plaid Cymru is presented as news.
Sunday newspaper columns blatantly lift diary stories from other papers without checking them.
The Western Mail devotes a whole page to the Barnett formula.
Traffic news replaces real news.
Adam Price says he's "demob-happy" on his Facebook profile.
You don't recognise the bylines in newspapers.
I'm blogging about the leadership of the Welsh Lib Dems.
Other tell-tale signs that the silly season is here gratefully received.