Complete 2016 Long Range Weather Forecast for the Heartland Region, November 2015 to October 2016 includes week-by-week details. Instant access via digital download!
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JULY 2016: temperature 74° (3° below avg.); precipitation 3.5" (0.5" below avg.); Jul 1-10: Scattered t-storms; cool north, hot south; Jul 11-14: Sunny, cool; Jul 15-20: T-storms, then sunny, cool; Jul 21-24: T-storms, then sunny, cool; Jul 25-31: T-storms, then sunny, cool.
AUGUST 2016: temperature 78° (3° above avg.); precipitation 2" (1.5" below avg.); Aug 1-3: Sunny, hot; Aug 4-10: T-storms, then sunny, cool; Aug 11-19: T-storms, then sunny, hot; Aug 20-27: Sunny; cool, then hot; Aug 28-31: T-storms, hot.
Annual Weather Summary: November 2015 to October 2016
In winter, the northern part of the region will have above-normal temperatures, slightly below-normal precipitation, and near-normal snowfall, while the south will have near-normal temperatures, with below-normal precipitation and snowfall. The coldest periods will be in mid-November, late December, early and late January, and mid- and late February. The snowiest periods will be in early and late December, late January, late February, and mid-March.
April and May will be warmer and drier than normal.
Summer will be hotter and drier than normal, with drought a concern. The hottest periods will be in mid- and late June and early and mid- to late August.
September and October will be much milder than normal, with near-normal rainfall.
About the Heartland Region
The Heartland long range weather region includes all or part of the following states: ILLINOIS (Alton, Galesburg, Moline, Quincy, Rock Island), IOWA (Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Des Moines, Sioux City, Waterloo), KANSAS (Kansas City, Olathe, Overland Park, Topeka, Wichita), MISSOURI (Columbia, Independence, Kansas City, Saint Louis, Springfield), NEBRASKA (Bellevue, Fremont, Grand Island, Lincoln, Omaha), SOUTH DAKOTA (Canton, Lennox, North Sioux City, Vermillion, Yankton), WISCONSIN (Baraboo, Fitchburg, Madison, Middleton, Monroe).