Region 13 – Intermountain

Region 13 Forecast : Intermountain | November 2015 – October 2016

SUMMARY: Winter temperatures will be much above normal, with precipitation near normal in the north and below normal in the south. The coldest periods will be in mid- and late December, late January, and mid- and late February. Snowfall will be above normal near Reno but below normal elsewhere, with the snowiest periods in early and mid-December, early January, and mid- and late February.

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

Summer will be hotter than normal, with slightly above-normal rainfall. The hottest periods will be in mid-June, mid- and late July, and early August.

September and October will be much cooler than normal, with near-normal precipitation.

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NOV. 2015: Temp. 43° (3° above avg.); precip. 2” (0.5” above avg.). 1–7 Showers, then sunny, cool. 8–12 Showers, mild. 13–16 Snow showers, cold. 17–21 Rain and snow north; sunny, mild south. 22–26 Periods of rain and snow, mild. 27–30 Rainy, mild north; snow south.

DEC. 2015: Temp. 31.5° (avg. north, 3° below south); precip. 1.5” (avg.). 1–5 Rain and snow showers north, snowstorm south. 6–10 Rain and snow showers, mild north; snowstorm central; sunny, cold south. 11–15 Snow showers, cold. 16–19 Sunny, cold. 20–24 Snow showers, mild. 25–31 Snow, then flurries, very cold.

JAN. 2016: Temp. 38° (6° above avg.); precip. 1” (0.5” below avg.). 1–4 Rain and snow showers north; sunny, cold south. 5–6 Snowstorm north and central, sunny south. 7–13 Rainy periods north, sunny south; quite mild. 14–25 A few rain and snow showers north, sunny south; mild. 26–31 Snow showers, turning cold.

FEB. 2016: Temp. 33° (1° below avg.); precip. 1” (0.5” below avg.). 1–9 A few showers north, sunny south; mild. 10–16 Rain and snow showers north; snowstorm, then flurries south; cold. 17–23 Snow showers, very cold. 24–29 Flurries north, snowstorm central, sunny south; cold.

MAR. 2016: Temp. 44° (1° above avg.); precip. 1.5” (0.5” above avg. north, 1” below south). 1–5 Rainy north, sunny south; mild. 6–12 Rain and snow showers, cold. 13–24 Showers north, sunny south; mild. 25–31 Sunny, warm.

APR. 2016: Temp. 49° (avg.); precip. 1” (avg.). 1–5 Rain, then sunny, cool north; sunny, warm south. 6–9 Sunny, mild. 10–14 Sunny north, rain to snow south. 15–21 Showers north, rain and snow central, sunny south; cool. 22–27 Sunny, warm north and south; showers central. 28–30 Sunny, warm north; showers central; rain and snow south.

MAY 2016: Temp. 56° (1° below avg.); precip. 1.5” (0.5” above avg.). 1–3 Sunny; warm north, cool south. 4–12 Showers, then sunny, cool. 13–17 Showers, then sunny; warm north, cool south. 18–22 Rainy periods; warm north, cool south. 23–28 Rainy north, sunny south; cool. 29–31 Sunny.

JUNE 2016: Temp. 65° (1° below avg.); precip. 0.5” (avg.). 1–4 Rainy north, sunny south; cool. 5–15 A few showers north, sunny south; hot. 16–22 A couple of t-storms, cool. 23–30 Sunny, cool.

JULY 2016: Temp. 77° (4° above avg.); precip. 1” (0.5” above avg.). 1–6 T-storms, then sunny, cool north; sunny, hot south. 7–12 Sunny, hot north; t-storms, warm south. 13–26 Sunny north, scattered t-storms south; hot. 27–31 Isolated t-storms, hot.

AUG. 2016: Temp. 73° (1° above avg.); precip. 1.5” (0.5” above avg.). 1–4 Sunny, hot. 5–13 Sunny north, a few t-storms south; warm. 14–17 Scattered t-storms, cool. 18–26 A few t-storms; warm, then cool. 27–31 Sunny, cool.

SEPT. 2016: Temp. 59° (3° below avg.); precip. 1” (avg.). 1–6 Sunny, warm. 7–17 Scattered showers, cool. 18–22 Showers, cool. 23–25 Rain and snow, chilly. 26–30 Sunny, turning warm.

OCT. 2016: Temp. 47° (4° below avg.); precip. 1.5” (avg. north, 1” above south). 1–5 Sunny, nice. 6–8 Showers, north, sunny south. 9–16 Showers north; snow, then sunny. 17–19 Showers north, snow south. 20–22 Sunny north, snowstorm south. 23–31 Snow, then sunny, cold.

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