This year, America celebrates its 242nd birthday! Read our 4th of July forecast to find out what kind of weather to expect in your area for the holiday and the weekend prior.
The 4th of July falls on a Wednesday this year, so we’ve included our forecast for the weekend prior to July 4, too. Be sure to check with your town or city to see when your local celebrations are, then get ready for barbecues, fireworks, and all things America!
Fourth of July Weather Forecast
We’re predicting the holiday weekend to be hot and sunny, with a chance of thunderstorms during the week.
Sunny, hot weather is in the forecast, with a chance of thunderstorms during the week.
There will be a chance of thunderstorms on the front half of the holiday weekend, but it should finish sunny and hot.
A few thunderstorms are in the forecast for the holiday weekend and during the week. Cooler-than-average temperatures are predicted for the northern part of the region; warmer-than-normal for the southern.
Scattered thunderstorms are predicted, with warmer-than-normal temperatures in the northern and southern parts of the state; cooler temperatures central.
Scattered thunderstorms going into the weekend, with sunny skies rounding it out. Warmer-than-normal temperatures expected.
A chance of scattered thunderstorms, followed by sunny, hotter-than-normal temperatures.
Scattered thunderstorms likely on the holiday weekend, with hotter-than-normal temperatures. Sunny, cooler temperatures follow.
Sunny and hotter-than-normal on the weekend, with isolated thunderstorms occurring during the week.
Sunny, hotter-than-normal weather is expected on the weekend, followed by a chance of thunderstorms.
Scattered thunderstorms are likely to occur as we head into the holiday weekend, with sunnier weather in the southern half of the region. Warmer-than-normal temperatures expected throughout.
Sunny and warm, turning hot. Scattered showers are predicted for later in the week.
Sunny weather expected, with hotter-than-normal temperatures.
Sunny, warmer-than-normal weather is predicted for the holiday weekend, followed by a chance of thunderstorms in the eastern half of the region.
Scattered showers likely on the weekend, turning sunny and hot.
For the holiday weekend and the week after, expect sunny skies and cooler-than-normal temperatures.
Cooler-than-normal temperatures and showers begin the holiday weekend, followed by warmer, sunny weather.
Scattered showers expected, with temperatures turning cool.
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