Region 2 – Atlantic Corridor

Region 2 Forecast : Atlantic Corridor | November 2015 – October 2016

SUMMARY: Winter will be colder and snowier than normal in the north, with near-normal temperatures and below-normal snowfall in the south. The coldest period will be in mid-January, with cold weather also occurring in late December, most of January, mid-February, and early March. Precipitation will be slightly above normal, with the snowiest periods in mid- and late December, early to mid-January, and late March.

April and May will be slightly cooler than normal, with rainfall generally below normal.

Summer will be hotter and rainier than normal, with the hottest periods in late June, mid-July, and early and late August. The greatest tropical storm and hurricane threat is from early August to mid-September.

September and October will be much warmer than normal, with above-normal rainfall.

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NOV. 2015: Temp. 48° (1° above avg.); precip. 3” (0.5” below avg.) – 1st–2nd: Sunny, mild. 3rd–8th: Rainy periods, turning chilly. 9th–16th: A few showers; mild north, cool south. 17th–21st: Sunny, cold, then mild. 22nd–26th: Showers, then sunny, warm. 27th–30th: Wet snow north, rain south, then sunny, cold.

DEC. 2015: Temp. 37.5° (3° below avg. north, avg. south); precip. 4” (1” above avg.) – 1st–5th: Snowy periods, cold north; showers, mild south. 6th–9th: Rain and snow showers, cold. 10th–13th: Rain to snow, then sunny, mild. 14th–19th: Heavy snow north, showers south. 20th–23rd: Sunny, cold. 24th–27th: Snowstorm, then sunny, cold. 28th–31st: Rainy, mild.

JAN. 2016: Temp. 32° (3° below avg.); precip. 2.5” (1” below avg.) – 1st–5th: Snow showers, cold. 6th–14th: Snow, then flurries, very cold. 15th–19th: Periods of rain and snow north, rain south; mild. 20th–28th: Snow showers, cold. 29th–31st: Heavy rain and snow.

FEB. 2016: Temp. 38° (4° above avg.); precip. 5” (2” above avg.) – 1st–5th: Sunny, turning mild. 6th–9th: Heavy rain, then sunny, cold. 10th–18th: Flurries, cold north; showers, mild south. 19th–23rd: Rain, then sunny, mild. 24th–29th: Periods of rain and snow.

MAR. 2016: Temp. 42° (2° below avg.); precip. 3” (1” below avg.) – 1st–3rd: Sunny, cold. 4th–9th: Snow, then showers north; a few showers south; turning mild. 10th–16th: Occasional rain and wet snow, chilly. 17th–19th: Sunny north, snow south; cold. 20th–25th: Sunny, mild. 26th–29th: Showers, turning cool. 30th–31st: Heavy rain coast, wet snow inland.

APR. 2016: Temp. 51° (1° below avg.); precip. 1.5” (2” below avg.) – 1st–6th: Sunny, turning warm. 7th–14th: Showers north, sunny south; warm, then cooler. 15th–23rd: A few showers north, sunny south; turning warm. 24th–30th: Scattered showers, cool.

MAY 2016: Temp. 62° (avg.); precip. 4” (avg. north, 2” above south). –1st–3rd: Rainy periods, cool. 4th–5th: Sunny, warm. 6th–11th: Rainy periods, cool. 12th–20th: Scattered showers, turning warm. 21st–23rd: Rainy, cool. 24th–31st: Scattered t-storms, turning hot.

JUNE 2016: Temp. 73° (2° above avg.); precip. 3” (0.5” below avg.) – 1st–4th: Sunny, cooler. 5th–13th: T-storms, then sunny, turning warm. 14th–24th: A couple of t-storms, very warm. 25th–30th: Sunny, turning hot.

JULY 2016: Temp. 76° (avg.); precip. 5” (1” above avg.) – 1st–8th: Scattered t-storms, turning cooler. 9th–16th: T-storms, then sunny, warm. 17th–21st: T-storms, then sunny, hot. 22nd–28th: Scattered t-storms, locally heavy. 29th–31st: Sunny, warm.

AUG. 2016: Temp. 74° (1° above avg. north, 1° below south); precip. 5.5” (1.5” above avg.) – 1st–3rd: Sunny, hot. 4th–10th: Sunny, cool. 11th–14th: Tropical storm threat. 15th–18th: Sunny, cool. 19th–21st: Hurricane threat. 22–31 Sunny, turning hot.

SEPT. 2016: Temp. 70° (3° above avg.); precip. 4.5” (1” above avg.) – 1st–3rd: Sunny, turning cooler. 4th–8th: Tropical rains. 9th–14th: Scattered t-storms, warm. 15th–22nd: Sunny; cool, then warm. 23rd–30th: Scattered t-storms, turning cool.

OCT. 2016: Temp. 62° (6° above avg.): precip. 4.5” (1” above avg.) – 1st–10th: Rain, then sunny, warm. 11th–16th: Showers, mild. 17th–23rd: T-storms, then sunny, warm. 24th–31st: A few t-storms.

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