2018 Long Range Weather Forecast for Rockford, IL


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See long range weather forecasts for the next 60 days from The Old Farmer’s Almanac! Our long range forecasts can be used to make more informed decisions about future plans that depend on the weather, from vacations and weddings to sporting events and outdoor activities.

To see long term forecasts for the entire year, pick up a copy of the annual Old Farmer’s Almanac, available online and in stores.

Note: Long range forecasts are regional, not city-specific. If your city is located inside a region, the region's forecast will apply to you.

Free 2-Month Weather Forecast

June 2018 Long Range Weather Forecast for Lower Lakes
DatesWeather Conditions
Jun 1-4Sunny, hot
Jun 5-13A few t-storms, warm
Jun 14-21Scattered t-storms; warm east, cool west
Jun 22-25Sunny, hot
Jun 26-30Scattered t-storms, warm
Junetemperature 69° (3° above avg.)
precipitation 2.5" (1" below avg.)

July 2018 Long Range Weather Forecast for Lower Lakes
DatesWeather Conditions
Jul 1-4Sunny, cool
Jul 5-7T-storms, hot
Jul 8-12Sunny, warm
Jul 13-25A few t-storms, warm
Jul 26-31Sunny, turning hot
Julytemperature 71.5° (1° above avg.)
precipitation 4" (0.5" above avg.)

Annual Weather Summary: November 2017 to October 2018

Winter will be warmer than normal, with slightly above-normal precipitation. The coldest periods will be in early to mid-December, early January, and mid-February. Snowfall will be above normal in Ohio and below normal elsewhere, with the snowiest periods in early to mid-December, late December, early January, and early February. April and May will be warmer and slightly drier than normal. Summer will be hotter and drier than normal. The hottest periods will be in early to mid- and late July and mid-August. September and October will be warmer than normal. Rainfall will be above normal in the west and below normal elsewhere.

Map showing Old Farmer's Almanac long range weather region number 6

About the Lower Lakes Region

The Lower Lakes long range weather region includes all or part of the following states: ILLINOIS (Aurora, Chicago, Naperville, Peoria, Rockford), INDIANA (Fort Wayne, Gary, Hammond, Indianapolis, South Bend), MICHIGAN (Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids, Sterling Heights, Warren), NEW YORK (Buffalo, Cheektowaga, Niagara Falls, Rochester, Tonawanda), OHIO (Akron, Cleveland, Dayton, Parma, Toledo), PENNSYLVANIA (Erie, Hermitage, Meadville, Sharon, Warren), WISCONSIN (Kenosha, Madison, Milwaukee, Racine, Waukesha).

Lower Lakes Neighboring Regions

Here are the regions that neighbor the Lower Lakes long range weather region:

Temperature and Precipitation November 2017 to October 2018

Temperature and Precipitation Graph

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Predictions for August 18, 2018

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August 18,2018

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