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
DECEMBER 2013: temperature 14.5° (1° above avg. east, 4° below west); precipitation 2" (1" above avg.); Dec 1-4: Sunny, turning mild; Dec 5-9: Snow, then sunny, cold; Dec 10-15: Snowstorms, mild; Dec 16-19: Snow showers, very cold; Dec 20-28: Snow showers; mild, then very cold; Dec 29-31: Snowy, cold.
JANUARY 2014: temperature 14.5° (7° above avg. east, 4° below west); precipitation 1.5" (0.5" above avg.); Jan 1-5: Snowstorm, then flurries east; snow showers, then sunny, frigid west; Jan 6-9: Rain and snow east, snow west; quite mild; Jan 10-17: Periods of rain and snow, quite mild east; snow showers, very cold west; Jan 18-23: Snow showers; cold, then mild east; cold west; Jan 24-26: Flurries, mild east; sunny, frigid west; Jan 27-31: Snow showers, cold.
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.