Complete 2014 Long-Range Weather Forecast for the Upper Midwest Region, November 2013 to October 2014 includes week-by-week details.
Free 2-Month Weather Forecast
APRIL 2014: temperature 48° (6° above avg.); precipitation 2.5" (0.5" above avg.); Apr 1-7: Rain, then sunny, warm; Apr 8-12: Showers, then sunny, seasonable; Apr 13-18: Rain to snow, then sunny, warm; Apr 19-22: Rain, then sunny, cool; Apr 23-30: Showers, warm.
MAY 2014: temperature 54° (1° below avg.); precipitation 2.5" (0.5" below avg.); May 1-5: Rain to wet snow, then sunny, cool; May 6-8: Sunny, warm; May 9-18: T-storms, then a few showers, cool; May 19-21: Sunny, hot; May 22-31: T-storms, then a few showers, turning cool.
Annual Weather Summary: November 2013 to October 2014
Winter temperatures will be above normal in the east and below normal in the western parts of the region, with above-normal precipitation and snowfall. The coldest periods will be in mid- and late December, in early January, and from late February into early March. The snowiest periods will occur in mid- and late December, early January, and early February.
April and May will be warmer than normal, with near-normal precipitation.
Summer will be hotter and drier than normal, with drought a possibility. The hottest periods will occur in early July and early and mid-August.
September and October will be slightly warmer and drier than normal, on average, despite snow in mid- to late October.