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Long-Range Weather Forecast Articles
2020-2021 Winter Weather Forecast
Your long wait is over! Behold the FULL 2020-2021 winter weather forecast for the U.S. and Canada–...
Summer Weather Forecast 2020: Hot Weather Continues Into August
Ready for August? We predicted that summer weather would be warmer than average this summer, and it...
Spring Weather Forecast 2020: A Slow Start?
Believe it or not, spring is just around the corner! Will we be graced with a warm start to the...
February Forecast Update: Winter Weather Ahead for Groundhog Day and Beyond
The two most important events of the year for many both occur on the same day this year—Sunday,...
Christmas Weather Forecast 2019: Will It Snow on Christmas?
Will it be a white Christmas this year? Will it snow for Christmas? Here is the 2019 Christmas...
2019 Thanksgiving Forecast: Gobbled Up by Rain and Snow?
With Thanksgiving on the horizon, two things are on the mind: turkey and travel! For the latter,...
Predicting Weather with a Pig Spleen
Here’s a quirky one. Have you ever heard of a pig spleen being able to predict the weather? You can...
Ski and Snow Forecast 2020 From The Old Farmer’s Almanac
The Ski and Snow Forecast for winter 2019–2020 is out from The Old Farmer’s Almanac! Sharpen your...
2019–2020 Winter Forecast from The Old Farmer's Almanac
What kind of winter weather is headed our way? Find out in the official 2019–2020 winter forecast...
2019 Summer Forecast: Hotter Temps Out West, Rain for Others
Summer officially begins this Friday, June 21, and it’s shaping up to be another hot one—for some...
2019 Spring Weather Forecast (Update)
Spring is well underway, but with the recent snow and cold temperatures, it may not feel that way...
A Wet, Shivery New Year's Eve to Ring in 2019
Whether you’re planning to ring in the new year at an outdoor celebration or in the comfort of your...
2018–2019 Winter Weather Forecast
Sunshine or snow? Be in the know! Read the official 2019 Winter Weather Forecast from North America...
The Old Farmer's Almanac and NOAA Predict a Less Severe Winter
Like clockwork, the weather forecasters at NOAA have released an update for their annual winter...
Breaking News Weather Report from The Old Farmer's Almanac
Winter is coming! And as sure as the Sun rises and sets, The Old Farmer’s Almanac is back with the...
Less Severe Winter Weather Expected in 2018–2019
For those who dread extreme wintry weather, we have some good news! For the 2018–2019 winter, The...
El Niño and La Niña
El Niño and La Niña are two faces of a large weather phenomenon. Here are a few frequently asked...
2018 Summer Weather Forecast
Believe it or not, summer is just around the corner! What kind of weather can we expect this year?...
Why a Warming World Could Turn Cold
A few months ago, I discussed the challenges that forced me to modify the methodology that I use in...
White Christmas Forecast 2017
Will you have a white Christmas? See the Almanac’s White Christmas Forecast for 2017! We’ll list...
How Will La Niña Affect Winter Weather?
According to early reporting, it looks like we’re in for another La Niña! What does that mean? How...
Thanksgiving Weather Forecast
What kind of weather’s in store for the big Thanksgiving weekend? Check the Almanac’s long range...
Winter Outlook 2017–2018: Colder Than Last Year
Overall, the long range winter forecast for 2017–2018 shows generally colder temperatures than last...
2017 Summer Forecast From The Old Farmer's Almanac
What’s the summer weather outlook? Here’s your 2017 U.S. summer forecast from The 2017 Old Farmer’s...
Spring 2017 Weather Outlook for Canada
Here is our Spring 2017 Weather Outlook for Canada, courtesy of The Old Farmer’s Almanac Canadian...
A Winter for the Record Books
As I write this, winter 2016–2017 has been mild across nearly all of the country, with above-normal...
Signs of a Cold Winter 2016–2017
For winter 2016–2017, the Almanac has predicted colder-than-normal temperatures for most of the...
Signs of a Cold Winter 2017
For winter 2017, the Almanac has predicted colder-than-normal temperatures for most of the United...
Weather Update: The Big Warm-Up
With warmer-than-normal temperatures and several hurricanes and tropical storms affecting the...
2016-2017 long range weather Forecast for U.S. and Canada
The 2016-2017 long range weather weather forecast summary for the U.S. and Canada, courtesy of The...
2017 U.S. Weather Forecast—Janice Stillman
What’s in store for winter 2016–2017? Editor Janice Stillman gives some highlights. Order your copy...
An Early Winter 2016 Weather Prediction
Now that winter is over, it’s time to look to the year ahead to see our most likely weather over...
The Perils of Predicting Weather
Here at The Old Farmer’s Almanac, we have often explained the forecasting methodology that we use...
long range weather Forecasts by Month
Here is our March monthly snapshot of the U.S. and Canadian Weather forecasts. When the cat in...
2015 Warmest Year on Record
The data is officially in, and every credible source has reported that 2015 was the warmest year...
Long-Range Weather Forecast
Since 1792, The Old Farmer’s Almanac has been known for its traditionally 80 percent–accurate...