Complete 2017 Long Range Weather Forecast for the Northeast Region, November 2016 to October 2017 includes week-by-week details. Instant access via digital download!
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How to Read Long-Range Weather Forecasts
Long-range predictions show weather trends in temperatures and precipitation. For example, will the winter be colder or warmer than average? Will there be more or less snow than what's typical for your area? Our famous predictions (traditionally 80% accurate) are made 18 months in advance, and meant to help you make more informed decisions for long-term planning.
Here on Almanac.com, we provide free long-range forecasts for the next 30 to 60 days covering U.S. and Canadian regions. Find all 12 months of predictions in the annual Old Farmer's Almanac.
Free 2-Month Weather Forecast
FEBRUARY 2017: temperature 20° (3° below avg.); precipitation 3.5" (1" above avg.); Feb 1-4: Sunny, cold; Feb 5-10: Showers, mild; Feb 11-17: Blizzard, then sunny, bitter cold; Feb 18-21: Snow, then sunny, mild; Feb 22-25: Snowy, cold north; showers, mild south; Feb 26-28: Snow showers, cold.
MARCH 2017: temperature 31° (3° below avg.); precipitation 4" (1" above avg.); Mar 1-6: Sunny, cold; Mar 7-11: Snow, then rain, mild; Mar 12-20: Periods of rain and snow, cold; Mar 21-26: Showers, mild; Mar 27-31: Wet snow, cold.
Annual Weather Summary: November 2016 to October 2017
Winter will be colder than normal, on average, with slightly above-normal precipitation and near-normal snowfall. The coldest periods will be in mid- and late December, mid- and late January, mid-February, and early March. The snowiest periods will be in mid-November, late January, mid- and late February, and early to mid-March.
April and May will be slightly cooler than normal, with above-normal rainfall.
Summer will be cooler than normal, despite hot periods in early to mid-July and mid- to late August. The north will have above-normal rainfall, with near-normal rainfall in the south.
September and October will be cooler than normal, with near-normal rainfall.
About the Northeast Region
The Northeast long range weather region includes all or part of the following states: CONNECTICUT (Canaan, North Granby, Sharon Valley, West Cornwall, Winsted), MAINE (Auburn, Bangor, Lewiston, Portland, South Portland), MASSACHUSETTS (Chicopee, Haverhill, Lawrence, Lowell, Springfield), NEW HAMPSHIRE (Concord, Dover, Manchester, Nashua, Rochester), NEW JERSEY (Colesville, Glenwood, McAfee, Sussex, Wantage), NEW YORK (Albany, Poughkeepsie, Schenectady, Troy, Utica), VERMONT (Barre, Bennington, Burlington, Rutland, South Burlington).