Complete 2014 Long-Range Weather Forecast for the Heartland Region, November 2013 to October 2014 includes week-by-week details.
Free 2-Month Weather Forecast
DECEMBER 2013: temperature 30° (2° below avg.); precipitation 1.5" (avg.); Dec 1-4: Sunny, turning mild; Dec 5-9: Rain to snow, then sunny, cold; Dec 10-18: Rain, then snow showers, cold; Dec 19-28: Rain to snow, then sunny, very cold; Dec 29-31: Snow, then sunny, cold.
JANUARY 2014: temperature 31.5° (avg. north, 5° above south); precipitation 2" (avg. north, 1.5" above south); Jan 1-5: Sunny, cold; Jan 6-9: Rainy periods, mild; Jan 10-15: Rain and snow showers, mild; Jan 16-19: Rain to snow, cold; Jan 20-24: Snow showers north; rainy, mild south; Jan 25-29: Sunny, turning mild; Jan 30-31: Rain and snow showers, mild.
Annual Weather Summary: November 2013 to October 2014
Winter temperatures will be colder than normal, especially in the north, with the coldest periods in mid- and late December, early January, mid-January, and early March. Precipitation will be slightly below normal in the north and above in the south, while snowfall will be below normal in the central portion of the region, but above normal in the north and south. The snowiest periods will be in early November, late December, mid-January, early to mid-February, and late February.
April and May will be warmer and drier than normal.
Summer will be hotter and rainier than normal, with the hottest periods in early and late July and in mid- to late August.
September and October will be slightly rainier than normal, with near-normal temperatures.