Region 1 – Northeast

Region 1 Forecast : Northeast USA | November 2015 – October 2016

SUMMARY: Winter temperatures will be near normal across the north and a bit below normal, on average, in the south. Most of December and January will bring below-normal temperatures, with the coldest periods in early to mid- and late January. Precipitation will be slightly greater than normal, with snowfall below normal in the north but above normal elsewhere. The snowiest periods will be in early and mid-December, early to mid-January, late February, and early to mid-March.

April and May will be slightly cooler and drier than normal.

Summer will be slightly hotter and rainier than normal, with the hottest periods in mid- and late June, early July, early to mid-August, and late August. Watch for tropical storm threats from mid-August to mid-September.

September and October will be much warmer and slightly drier than normal.


NOV. 2015: Temp. 40° (2° above avg.); precip. 3” (0.5” below avg.) – 1st–2nd: Sunny, cold. 3rd–8th: Rainy periods, mild. 9th–12th: Rain and snow showers. 13th–16th: Rainy periods, mild. 17th–25th: Showers, mild. 26th–30th: Snowy periods, cold.

DEC. 2015: Temp. 24° (4° below avg.); precip. 4” (1” above avg.) – 1st–3rd: Snowstorm. 4th–9th: Snow south, sunny north; cold. 10th–14th: Snowstorm, then snow showers, cold. 15th–17th: Snow, cold. 18th–24th: Snow showers, cold. 25th–31st: Snowstorm, then rain and snow showers, mild.

JAN. 2016: Temp. 19° (4° below avg.); precip. 2” (1” below avg.) – 1st–6th: Snow showers, cold. 7th–14th: Snow, then flurries, very cold. 15th–20th: Periods of rain and snow, mild. 21st–28th: Snow showers, turning very cold. 29th–31st: Snow, then rain, mild.

FEB. 2016: Temp. 27° (4° above avg.); precip. 4.5” (2” above avg.) – 1st–7th: Snow, then periods of rain and snow, mild. 8th–15th: Rain and snow showers, seasonable. 16th–23rd: Snow, then rainy periods, mild. 24th–29th: Blizzard, then flurries, cold.

MAR. 2016: Temp. 34.5° (2° above avg. north, 1° below south); precip. 2.5” (0.5” below avg.) – 1st–6th: Snow showers, cold. 7th–10th: Showers, mild. 11th–21st: Snowstorm, then sunny, cold. 22nd–31st: Showers, seasonable.

APR. 2016: Temp. 44° (2° below avg.); precip. 2.5” (0.5” below avg.) – 1st–6th: Snow, then sunny, turning warm. 7th–10th: Rain and snow showers, cold. 11th–13th: Sunny, nice. 14th–27th: Showers, cool. 28th–30th: Sunny, warm.

MAY 2016: Temp. 56° (1° above avg.); precip. 2.5” (1” below avg.) – 1st–5th: Sunny, warm. 6th–10th: Showers, then sunny, cool. 11th–14th: Sunny, warm. 15th–20th: Showers, cool. 21st–31st: Sunny, then a few showers, cool.

JUNE 2016: Temp. 66° (1° above avg.); precip. 3.5” (avg.). –1st–7th: Showers, then sunny, cool. 8th–14th: Scattered t-storms, turning hot. 15th–22nd: Sunny, seasonable. 23rd–30th: T-storms, hot, then sunny, cooler.

JULY 2016: Temp. 69° (1° below avg.); precip. 4.5” (0.5” above avg.) – 1st–5th: Sunny, hot, then cool. 6th–14th: Scattered t-storms, cool. 15th–27th: Several t-storms, seasonable. 28th–31st: Sunny, cool.

AUG. 2016: Temp. 67° (1° above avg.); precip. 4.5” (0.5” above avg.) – 1st–4th: A couple of t-storms, hot. 5th–12th: Sunny; cool, then hot. 13th–19th: T-storms, then sunny, cool. 20th–22nd: Tropical storm threat. 23th–28th: Sunny, cool, then hot. 29th–31st: Showers, warm.

SEPT. 2016: Temp. 62° (3° above avg.); precip. 3.5” (0.5” below avg.) – 1st–5th: Sunny, warm. 6th–9th: Tropical storm threat. 10th–21st: Showers, then sunny, chilly. 22nd–30th: A few showers, mild.

OCT. 2016: Temp. 53° (5° above avg.); precip. 3.5” (avg.) – 1st–6th: Heavy rain, then sunny, cool. 7th–16th: Sunny, nice. 17th–25th: Showers, then sunny, mild. 26th–31st: Showers, cool.