Region 8 – Deep South

Region 8 Forecast : Deep South | November 2015 – October 2016

SUMMARY: Winter will be drier than normal. The north will have below-normal temperatures and above-normal snowfall, while the south will have near-normal temperatures and no snowfall. The coldest periods will be in late November, mid- and late December, mid-January, and early February, with the greatest threats for snow in mid- to late December, early and late January, and early and mid- to late February.

April and May will be cooler and drier than normal.

Summer will be rainier and slightly cooler than normal, with the hottest periods in early June, mid-July, and early September. The greatest hurricane threats will be in mid- and late August and mid-September.

September and October will be much warmer than normal, with rainfall below normal in the north and above normal in the south.

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NOV. 2015: Temp. 55.5° (2° above avg. north, 1° below south); precip. 3” (2” below avg.) – 1st–7th: Rainy periods, cool. 8th–10th: Sunny, cold. 11th–18th: Rain, then sunny, very cold. 19th–24th: Sunny, turning warm. 25th–30th: Showers, then sunny, cold.

DEC. 2015: Temp. 49° (1° above avg.); precip. 5” (avg.) – 1st–3rd: Sunny, mild. 4th–9th: Rainy periods, cool. 10th–15th: Rainy periods north, sunny south; turning mild. 16th–21st: Rain, then sunny, cold. 22nd–24th: Snow north, rain south. 25th–31st: Rain, then sunny, cold.

JAN. 2016: Temp. 46.5° (1° below avg. north, 4° above south); precip. 4” (1” below avg.) – 1st–5th: Rain and snow, then sunny, mild. 6th–13th: Rain, then sunny, cold. 14th–18th: Rain, then sunny, mild. 19th–23rd: Sunny; cold, then mild. 24th–27th: Snow north, rain south, then sunny, cold. 28th–31st: Rainy periods, cool.

FEB. 2016: Temp. 46° (1° below avg.); precip. 5” (avg.) – 1st–3rd: Snow, then sunny, very cold. 4th–8th: Rain, then sunny, cold. 9th–15th: Scattered t-storms, mild. 16th–17th: Sunny, cool. 18th–22nd: Showers, mild. 23rd–26th: Snow north, rain south; then sunny, cool. 27th–29th: Showers, cool.

MAR. 2016: Temp. 53° (3° below avg.); precip. 5” (1” below avg.) – 1st–2nd: Sunny, cold. 3rd–7th: Rainy periods, turning warm. 8th–10th: Sunny, cool. 11th1–14th: Rain, then sunny, cool. 15th–20th: Rain and snow showers north, rainy periods south; cool. 21st–24th: Rain, then sunny, cool. 25th–31st: Showers, cool.

APR. 2016: Temp. 64° (1° above avg.); precip. 3.5” (1” below avg.) – 1st–5th: Sunny, nice. 6th–14th: Scattered t-storms, turning warm. 15th–20th: T-storms, then sunny, nice. 21st–30th: Scattered t-storms; cool, then warm.

MAY 2016: Temp. 69° (2° below avg.); precip. 4” (1” below avg.) – 1st–6th: Isolated t-storms, turning cool. 7th–15th: Sunny, nice. 16th–24th: T-storms, then sunny, cool. 25th–31st: Scattered t-storms, warm.

JUNE 2016: Temp. 79° (1° above avg.); precip. 6” (1” above avg.) – 1st–8th: Scattered t-storms, turning hot. 9th–14th: T-storms, warm. 15th–19th: Sunny north, t-storms south; hot. 20th–30th: A few t-storms, cool.

JULY 2016: Temp. 80° (1° below avg.); precip. 5.5” (3” above avg. north, 1” below south) – 1st–4th: Sunny, hot north; t-storms south. 5th–16th: Scattered t-storms; hot, then cool. 17th–25th: Daily t-storms, cool. 26th–31st: T-storm, then sunny, warm.

AUG. 2016: Temp. 79° (1° below avg.); precip. 5.5” (1” below avg. north, 3” above south) – 1st–4th: T-storms, warm. 5th–9th: Sunny north, t-storms south. 10th–13th: Hurricane threat. 14th–19th: Scattered t-storms, warm. 20th–27th: T-storms. 28th–31st: Hurricane threat, sunny elsewhere.

SEPT. 2016: Temp. 79° (3° above avg.); precip. 5.5” (1” below avg. north, 3” above south) – 1st–4th: Sunny, hot north; t-storms south. 5th–9th: A few t-storms, hot and humid. 10th–13th: Hurricane threat. 14th–21st: Isolated t-storms, turning hot. 22nd–26th: Sunny, hot. 27th–30th: T-storms, then sunny, cool.

OCT. 2016: Temp. 69° (4° above avg.); precip. 1.5” (1.5” below avg.) – 1st–7th: Sunny; cool, then warm. 8th–12th: T-storms, then sunny, warm. 13th–18th: Scattered t-storms, warm. 19th–25th: Sunny, warm. 26th–31st: T-storms, then sunny, cool.

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