Region 7 – Ohio Valley

Region 7 : Ohio Valley | November 2015 – December 2016

SUMMARY: Winter will be colder and slightly drier than normal, with above-normal snowfall. The coldest period will be in mid- to late January, with other cold spells in mid- and late December and early and late February. The snowiest periods will be in early to mid- and mid- to late December, February, and March.

April and May will be cooler and drier than normal.

Summer will be hotter than normal, with below-normal rainfall in the east and above normal in the west. The hottest periods will be in late June and early and late August.

September and October will be much warmer than normal, with the hottest period in early September, and will have near-normal rainfall.


NOV. 2015: Temp. 47° (1° above avg.); precip. 2.5” (1” below avg.) – 1st–2nd: Sunny, mild. 3rd–6th: Rainy, mild. 7th–11th: Rain to snow, then sunny, cold. 12th–15th: Showers, mild. 16th–19th: Snow showers, cold. 20th–27th: A few showers, mild. 28th–30th: Snow showers, cold.

DEC. 2015: Temp. 36° (1° below avg.); precip. 4” (1” above avg.) – 1st–5th: Sun, then rainy, mild. 6th–12th: Snow, then showers, mild. 13th–16th: Snow to rain. 17th–23rd: Snow showers, cold. 24th–25th: Snowstorm. 26th–31st: Rain, then flurries, cold.

JAN. 2016: Temp. 31° (2° below avg.); precip. 2.5” (0.5” below avg.) – 1st–5th: Sunny, turning mild. 6th–14th: Rain, then snow showers, cold. 15th–18th: Showers, mild. 19th–26th: Snow showers, turning bitterly cold. 27th–31st: Rainy periods, turning mild.

FEB. 2016: Temp. 35° (1° above avg.); precip. 4” (1” above avg.) – 1st–4th: Snowstorm, then flurries, cold. 5th–9th: Snowstorm, then flurries, cold. 10th–15th: Rainy periods, mild. 16th–22nd: Snow, then rainy periods, mild. 23rd–26th: Snowstorm, then sunny, cold. 27th–29th: Rain to snow.

MAR. 2016: Temp. 42° (3° below avg.); precip. 3” (1” below avg.) – 1st–8th: Snow, then showers, turning warm. 9th–23rd: Snow showers, cold. 24th–31st: Rain, then sunny, cool.

APR. 2016: Temp. 54° (1° below avg.); precip. 2.5” (1” below avg.). 1st–6th: Isolated t-storms, mild. 7th–13th: Sunny, warm. 14th–19th: Showers, then sunny, cool. 20th–27th: Showers, cool. 28th–30th: Rainstorm.

MAY 2016: Temp. 63° (avg.); precip. 2.5” (2” below avg.) – 1st–9th: A few showers, turning warm. 10th–13th: Sunny, warm. 14th–22nd: A few showers, cool. 23rd–31st: Scattered t-storms, turning very warm.

JUNE 2016: Temp. 74° (3° above avg.); precip. 3” (1” below avg.) – 1st–4th: Sunny, nice. 5th–11th: T-storms, then sunny, cool. 12th–17th: T-storms, then sunny, very warm. 18th–23rd: Scattered t-storms, hot. 24th–30th: Isolated t-storms, warm.

JULY 2016: Temp. 73° (2° below avg.); precip. 6” (2” above avg.) – 1st–7th: T-storms, then sunny, nice. 8th–15th: T-storms, then sunny, cool. 16th–31st: Scattered t-storms, cool.

AUG. 2016: Temp. 74° (1° above avg.); precip. 4” (2” below avg. east, 2” above west) – 1st–2nd: Sunny, warm. 3rd–7th: T-storms, then sunny, cool. 8th–14th: A few t-storms, warm. 15th–23rd: Scattered t-storms, then sunny, cool. 24th–31st: Scattered t-storms, very warm.

SEPT. 2016: Temp. 70° (3° above avg.); precip. 3.5” (0.5” above avg.) – 1st–3rd: Sunny, hot. 4th–13th: A few t-storms, warm. 14th–17th: Sunny, cool. 18th–28th: Scattered t-storms, warm. 29th–30th: Showers, cool.

OCT. 2016: Temp. 62° (5° above avg.); precip. 2” (0.5” below avg.) – 1st–5th: Showers, cool. 6th–13th: Isolated showers, warm. 14th–17th: Showers, mild. 18th–24th: Sunny, quite warm. 25th–29th: T-storms, then sunny, cool. 30th–31st: Snowy, cold.