Complete 2017 Long Range Weather Forecast for the The Prairies Region, November 2016 to October 2017 includes week-by-week details. Instant access via digital download!
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Long-range predictions show weather trends in temperatures and precipitation. For example, will the winter be colder or warmer than average? Will there be more or less snow than what's typical for your area? Our famous predictions (traditionally 80% accurate) are made 18 months in advance, and meant to help you make more informed decisions for long-term planning.
Here on Almanac.com, we provide free long-range forecasts for the next 30 to 60 days covering U.S. and Canadian regions. Find all 12 months of predictions in the annual Old Farmer's Almanac.
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APRIL 2017: temperature 5°C (1°C below avg.); precipitation 30mm (avg.); Apr 1-8: Snow showers, cold; Apr 9-14: Sunny, turning mild east; snow, then flurries west; Apr 15-17: Rain and snow showers east, snowstorm west; Apr 18-22: Sunny, turning warm; Apr 23-30: Snow, then showers, cool.
MAY 2017: temperature 13°C (3°C above avg.); precipitation 30mm (10mm below avg.); May 1-4: Sunny, cool; May 5-12: A few showers; turning hot east, cool west; May 13-20: Scattered showers; cool east, warm west; May 21-26: Sunny, turning hot; May 27-31: Isolated t-storms; hot east, warm west.
Annual Weather Summary: November 2016 to October 2017
Winter will be colder than normal, with the coldest periods in early and mid-December and early and mid-January, from late January into early February, and in mid- and late February. Precipitation will be below normal in the east and above in the west, with snowfall a bit below normal in Manitoba and central Saskatchewan and above normal elsewhere. The snowiest periods will be in mid-December, early January, mid- and late February, mid- to late March, and mid-April.
April and May will be warmer and slightly drier than normal.
Summer will be rainier and slightly cooler than normal, with the hottest periods from late July into early August and in mid- to late August.
September and October will be cooler and drier than normal.
About the The Prairies Region
The The Prairies long range weather region includes all or part of the following provinces: ALBERTA (Airdrie, Brooks, Calgary, Camrose, Canmore, Cochrane, Edmonton, High River, Lacombe, Leduc, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Okotoks, Red Deer, Spruce Grove, Stony Plain, Sylvan Lake, Wetaskiwin), MANITOBA (Brandon, Portage La Prairie, Steinbach, Winnipeg), SASKATCHEWAN (Estevan, Moose Jaw, North Battleford, Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon, Swift Current, Yorkton).