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How to Read Long Range Weather Forecasts
Our long-range forecasts 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
DECEMBER 2017: temperature 28° (avg.); precipitation 4" (1" above avg.); Dec 1-7: Snowy periods, cold; Dec 8-11: Snowstorm, then sunny, cold; Dec 12-15: Rain and snow showers; Dec 16-18: Sunny, mild; Dec 19-23: Snow showers, cold; Dec 24-26: Showers, mild; Dec 27-31: Snow, then sunny, frigid.
JANUARY 2018: temperature 27° (4° above avg.); precipitation 3" (avg.); Jan 1-6: Sunny, cold; Jan 7-11: Flurries, then sunny, mild; Jan 12-14: Rain to snow; Jan 15-20: Showers, then sunny, mild; Jan 21-25: Snowstorm, then sunny, cold; Jan 26-31: Showers, then sunny, mild.
Annual Weather Summary: November 2017 to October 2018
Winter will be milder than normal, on average, with above-normal precipitation and snowfall. The coldest periods will be in late December and early February. The snowiest periods will be in late November, early to mid-December, mid- to late January, and early to mid-February. April and May will be rainier than normal, with near-normal temperatures. Summer will be hotter and slightly drier than normal, with the hottest periods in early June, early and mid-July, and early August. September and October will be slightly cooler and drier than normal.
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).