Complete 2017 Long Range Weather Forecast for the Heartland Region, November 2016 to October 2017 includes week-by-week details. Instant access via digital download!
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MARCH 2017: temperature 44° (avg.); precipitation 1.5" (1" below avg.); Mar 1-4: Sunny, turning warm; Mar 5-14: Showers, mild; Mar 15-27: Rain and snow showers, cool; Mar 28-31: Sunny, turning warm.
APRIL 2017: temperature 56° (2° above avg.); precipitation 4.5" (1" above avg.); Apr 1-2: Showers, cool; Apr 3-6: Scattered t-storms, warm; Apr 7-14: Rainy periods; cool, then warm; Apr 15-19: Sunny, cool; Apr 20-30: A few t-storms, seasonable.
Annual Weather Summary: November 2016 to October 2017
Winter will be milder and drier than normal, with near- to above-normal snowfall. The coldest periods will be in early to mid- and mid- to late January and early February. The snowiest periods will be in mid- to late November, mid-January, and early February.
April and May will be warmer and drier than normal.
Summer will be cooler than normal, with the hottest periods in mid- to late June, early July, and early to mid-August. Rainfall will be below normal in the north and above normal in the south.
September and October will be slightly cooler and rainier than normal.
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).