Region 11 – Texas & Oklahoma

Region 11 Forecast : Texas & Oklahoma | November 2015 – October 2016

SUMMARY: Winter will be much warmer and drier than normal, with below-normal snowfall. The coldest periods will be in early and late December, late January, and early February, while the snowiest periods across the north will occur in late December, early and late January, and mid- and late February.

April and May will be warmer and drier than normal, with drought a major concern.

Summer will be slightly rainier than normal, with near-normal temperatures. The hottest periods will be in early and late June, early July, and late August.

September and October will be warmer than normal, with near-normal rainfall in the north. Hurricanes in early and mid-September may help to ease the drought.

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NOV. 2015: Temp. 59° (2° above avg.); precip. 1.5” (1.5” below avg.). 1–5 Sunny, cool. 6–10 T-storms, then sunny, cool. 11–17 Sunny; warm, then cool. 18–20 Sunny, warm. 21–30 Showers, then sunny, warm.

DEC. 2015: Temp. 56° (3° above avg.); precip. 1” (1.5” below avg.). 1–5 Sunny, turning cold. 6–11 Showers, then sunny, warm. 12–18 Showers, then sunny, warm. 19–27 Scattered t-storms, turning warm. 28–31 Flurries north, sprinkles south; cold.

JAN. 2016: Temp. 53° (2° above avg. north, 6° above south); precip. 0.5” (1.5” below avg.). 1–4 Showers, turning warm. 5–11 Flurries, cold north; sunny, warm south. 12–19 Sunny; cool, then warm. 20–29 A few showers, turning cooler. 30–31 Snow showers north, sunny south; cold.

FEB. 2016: Temp. 50.5° (2° below avg. north, 3° above south); precip. 1.5” (avg. north, 1” below south). 1–3 Sunny, cool. 4–10 Showers, then sunny, warm. 11–13 Showers, warm. 14–17 Rain to snow north; sunny, mild south. 18–22 Showers; cool north, warm south. 23–29 Snow north, rain south, then sunny, cool.

MAR. 2016: Temp. 60° (1° below avg. north, 3° above south); precip. 2” (2” below avg. north, 1” above south). 1–10 Sunny; cool, then warm. 11–13 Rain, then sunny, cool. 14–21 Sunny; cool, then warm north; warm south. 22–24 Sunny. 25–31 Sunny north, rainy south; cool.

APR. 2016: Temp. 69° (3° above avg.); precip. 1.5” (1.5” below avg.). 1–8 Sunny, warm. 9–15 Scattered t-storms, warm. 16–20 Sunny, warm. 21–30 A few showers, turning warm north; sunny, hot south.

MAY 2016: Temp. 73.5° (0.5° above avg.); precip. 4” (1” below avg.). 1–6 Scattered t-storms, turning cool. 7–10 Sunny, nice. 11–20 Scattered t-storms, warm. 21–31 Scattered t-storms north, sunny south; warm.

JUNE 2016: Temp. 80° (1° above avg.); precip. 3” (1” below avg.). 1–10 A few t-storms north, sunny south; hot. 11–15 Daily t-storms. 16–19 Sunny, warm. 20–25 Scattered t-storms, warm. 26–30 Isolated t-storms, hot.

JULY 2016: Temp. 80° (1° below avg.); precip. 5” (2” above avg.). 1–11 Sunny, hot, isolated t-storms. 12–22 A few t-storms, cool north; isolated t-storms, hot south. 23–24 Sunny, cool. 25–31 Sunny north, heavy t-storms south; cool.

AUG. 2016: Temp. 81° (avg.); precip. 2.5” (avg.). 1–9 Scattered t-storms, cool. 10–13 Sunny, coastal t-storms, warm. 14–21 Sunny north, isolated t-storms south; warm. 22–31 Scattered t-storms, turning hot.

SEPT. 2016: Temp. 76° (avg.); precip. 6.5” (1” above avg. north, 5” above south). 1–6 Sunny, hot north; hurricane threat south. 7–9 Sunny north, t-storms south. 10–12 Hurricane threat. 13–15 Sunny, cool. 16–22 Scattered t-storms, warm. 23–30 Isolated t-storms, turning cooler.

OCT. 2016: Temp. 69° (2° above avg.); precip. 3” (1” below avg.). 1–8 Sunny north, a few t-storms south; cool. 9–13 T-storms, warm. 14–18 Sunny, nice. 19–25 A few t-storms north, sunny south; warm. 26–31 Sunny, turning cool.

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