long range weather Predictions for November 2016

November Weather Forecasts

October 28, 2016

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Here are November 2016 long range weather forecasts for the U.S. and Canada, courtesy of The 2017 Old Farmer’s Almanac.

Keep in mind that the forecasts presented below are based on “long range” predictions, which means that they were created many months ago to help gardeners, travelers, and weather watchers plan ahead. See how The Old Farmer’s Almanac predicts the weather.

So, we would advise treating long range predictions as you might trends, giving you a general sense of typical weather and how much the season might deviate from normal. Weather patterns can shift by a week and unexpected dynamics can occur. Ever year is different! That said, The Old Farmer’s Almanac is traditionally 80% accurate, having predicted weather since George Washington’s days as president.

Find next month’s free long range forecast here.

For short-term weather forecasts, you can always find our 7-day forecasts here.

November long range Weather Forecast for the United States


Region 1: Northeast

Temp. 36° (3° below avg.); precip. 3.5” (avg.). 1–9 Snow showers, cold. 10–14 Scattered showers, mild. 15–17 Flurries, cold. 18–22 Snowstorm, then showers. 23–28 Rain to snow, then sunny, cold. 29–30 Showers, mild. 

Region 2: Atlantic Corridor

Temp. 44° (3° below avg.); precip. 2” (1.5” below avg.). 1–3 Sunny, cold. 4–13 A few showers, turning warmer. 14–16 Rain and wet snow. 17–22 Heavy rain, chilly. 23–28 Sunny, cold. 29–30 Snow to rain.

Region 3: Appalachians 

Temp. 40° (4° below avg.); precip. 3.5” (avg.). 1–3 Snow showers, cold. 4–8 Sunny; cold north, mild south. 9–12 Showers, mild. 13–16 Snow showers, cold. 17–21 Snow, then flurries, cold. 22–28 Rain, then flurries, cold. 29–30 Rain.

Region 4: Southeast

Temp. 52° (3° below avg.); precip. 2.5” (0.5” below avg.). 1–5 Showers, then sunny, cool. 6–12 Sunny, warm. 13–25 Rainy periods, cool. 26–27 Snow inland, rain coast. 28–30 Showers, warm.

Region 5: Florida

Temp. 69° (avg.); precip. 2.5” (1” above avg. north, 1” below south). 1–7 T-storms, then sunny, cool. 8–12 Sunny, warm. 13–19 Isolated showers, cool. 20–30 Scattered t-storms, turning warm.

Region 6: Lower Lakes

Temp. 41° (3° below avg. east, 3° above west); precip. 2” (0.5” below avg.). 1–4 Rain and snow showers, chilly. 5–11 Showers east, sunny west; mild. 12–17 Lake snows, cold. 18–24 Rain, then snow showers, cold. 25–27 Sunny; cold east, mild west. 28–30 Rainy, mild.

Region 7: Ohio Valley

Temp. 45° (1° below avg.); precip. 3” (0.5” below avg.). 1–4 Flurries, then sunny, cold. 5–11 Sunny, turning warm. 12–14 Rainy, turning chilly. 15–23 Periods of rain and snow, cold. 24–26 Sunny, cold. 27–30 Rainy, mild.

Region 8: Deep South

Temp. 54° (1° above avg. north, 3° below south); precip. 5” (1” below avg. north, 1” above south). 1–3 Showers, cool. 4–10 Sunny, turning warm. 11–14 Showers, cool. 15–17 Snow north, rain south. 18–27 Rainy periods, cold. 28–30 Rainy, mild.

Region 9: Upper Midwest

Temp. 32° (3° above avg.); precip. 2” (1” above avg. east, 1” below west). 1–6 Sunny, mild. 7–10 Rainy periods, mild. 11–15 Snow, then flurries, cold. 16–26 Snow, then flurries, cold. 27–30 Snow showers, mild.

Region 10: Heartland

Temp. 46° (3° above avg.); precip. 1.5” (1” below avg.). 1–8 Rain, then sunny, turning warm. 9–15 Rain, then sunny, cold. 16–19 Snow, then sunny. 20–27 Rain to snow, then sunny, cold. 28–30 Showers, mild. 

Region 11: Texas-Oklahoma

Temp. 56° (1° below avg.); precip. 4” (1” above avg.). 1–3 Showers, then sunny, cool. 4–8 Sunny, warm. 9–14 A few showers, mild. 15–16 Snow north, rain south. 17–21 Sunny, turning warm. 22–30 Periods of rain and snow north, rain south; chilly.

Region 12: High Plains

Temp. 38° (2° above avg.); precip. 1.5” (0.5” above avg.). 1–7 Sunny, mild. 8–14 Rain and snow, then sunny. 15–23 Rain and snow showers, turning cold. 24–28 Snow, then flurries south, snow showers north. 29–30 Snowy, cold.

Region 13: Intermountain

Temp. 40° (1° above avg. north, 1° below south); precip. 1.5” (avg.). 1–5 Rainy periods, mild. 6–9 Showers north, snow showers south. 10–12 Snow showers, cold. 13–15 Sunny, mild north; snow showers south. 16–20 Rain and snow showers north, sunny south. 21–27 Snowy periods, cold. 28–30 Rain to snow.

Region 14: Desert Southwest

Temp. 54° (2° below avg.); precip. 0.8” (0.2” below avg.). 1–7 Sunny; mild east, cool west. 8–17 Showers, then sunny, cool. 18–25 A few showers east, sunny west; cool. 26–30 Showers, chilly.

Region 15: Pacific Northwest

Temp. 47.5° (0.5° above avg.); precip. 7” (2” below avg. north, 3” above south). 1–6 Rainy, mild. 7–15 Showers, cool. 16–21 Rainy, mild. 22–24 Sunny, cool. 25–30 Rain, some heavy; turning chilly.

Region 16: Pacific Southwest

Temp. 56° (2° below avg.); precip. 1” (0.5” below avg.). 1–3 Sunny. 4–6 Rainy, cool. 7–18 Sunny, cool. 19–30 Rainy periods, cool. 

Region 17: Alaska

Temp. 1° N, 35° S (1° below avg.); precip. 0.4” N, 4” S (avg. N, 1” below S). 1–7 Snow showers, turning mild. 8–13 Flurries; turning cold WC, mild EW. 14–17 Snowy periods. 18–30 Snow showers, cold.

KEY: Panhandle (P), Aleutians (A), north (N), central (C), south (S), west-central (WC), east-central (EC), south-central (SC), elsewhere (EW)

Region 18: Hawaii

Temp. 76.5° (1° below avg.); precip. 1.5” (5” above avg. E, 7” below W). 1–16 Rain and t-storms E, daily showers C+W; cool. 17–18 T-storms, heavy E. 19–30 Rain and t-storms E, scattered showers C+W; seasonable.

KEY: east (E), central (C), west (W)


November long range Weather Forecast: Canada


Region 1: Atlantic Canada

Temp. 2°C (1°C below avg.); precip. 180mm (100mm above avg. north, avg. south). 1–6 Showers, mild. 7–12 Showers, mild north; flurries, cold south. 13–16 Rainy, mild. 17–25 Periods of rain and snow; mild north, cold south. 26–30 Snow showers, cold.

Region 2: Southern Quebec

Temp. –2°C (2°C below avg.); precip. 60mm (20mm below avg.). 1–9 Rain to snow, then flurries, cold. 10–12 Sunny, mild. 13–19 Rain to snow, then flurries, cold. 20–24 Snowstorm, then snow showers, cold. 25–30 Flurries, then snow, cold.

Region 2: Quebec du Sud

Temp. –2°C (2°C en-dessous de la moy.); précip. 60mm (20mm en-dessous de la moy.). 1–9 Pluie voire neige, puis rafales, froid. 10–12 Ensoleillé, doux. 13–19 Pluie voire neige, puis rafales, froid. 20–24 Tempête de neige, puis chutes de neige, froid. 25–30 Rafales, puis neige, froid.

Region 3: Southern Ontario

Temp. 3.5°C (1°C below avg. east, 2°C above west); precip. 65mm (20mm below avg.). 1–4 Snow showers, cold. 5–8 Flurries, milder. 9–13 Rainy, mild. 14–20 Snow showers, cold. 21–26 Rain to snow, then flurries, cold. 27–30 Rain and snow showers.

Region 4: The Prairies

Temp. 0°C (3°C above avg.); precip. 15mm (5mm below avg.). 1–5 Sunny, mild. 6–13 Rain and snow showers, mild. 14–16 Sunny, mild. 17–26 Snow showers, cold, then mild. 27–30 Sunny, mild east; snow showers, cold west.

Region 5: Southern British Columbia

Temp. 8°C (3°C above avg.); precip. 140mm (10mm below avg.). 1–8 Rainy periods, mild. 9–11 Snow north, showers south; cold. 12–20 Rain and snow showers north, rainy periods south; mild. 21–25 Sunny, mild. 26–30 Rainy, cool coast; snowy periods, cold inland.

Region 6: Yukon

Temp. –21°C (avg.); precip. 23mm (2mm below avg.). 1–6 Snow showers, mild. 7–17 Flurries north, snow showers south; mild. 18–22 Snow showers, cold. 23–30 Flurries, mild, then cold.

Region 7: Northwest Territories

Temp. –16°C (avg.); precip. 17mm (3mm below avg.). 1–8 Flurries, cold, then mild. 9–13 Snow showers, cold. 14–21 Clear, cold north; snow showers, mild south. 22–24 Clear, cold north; snowstorm, mild south. 25–30 Flurries, turning cold.


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