2018 Long Range Weather Forecast for Dickinson, ND


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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

March 2018 Long Range Weather Forecast for High Plains
DatesWeather Conditions
Mar 1-5Showers, mild
Mar 6-10Rain to snow, then sunny, mild
Mar 11-19Rain and snow showers, mild
Mar 20-28Sunny north, periods of rain and snow south; cool
Mar 29-31Snow showers, cold
Marchtemperature 41° (2° above avg.)
precipitation 1.5" (0.5" above avg.)

April 2018 Long Range Weather Forecast for High Plains
DatesWeather Conditions
Apr 1-5Snow, then sunny, turning mild
Apr 6-11Showers, cool
Apr 12-14Snow north, showers south
Apr 15-22Rainy periods, cool
Apr 23-30Snow, then showers, cool
Apriltemperature 46° (2° below avg.)
precipitation 3" (1" 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 from late November into early December and from late December into early January. Snowfall will be below normal in the north and above in the south, with the snowiest periods in mid- and late November, mid- to late December, and early to mid-March. April and May will be cooler than normal, with precipitation a bit above normal. Summer will be a bit hotter than normal, with slightly below normal rainfall. The hottest periods will be in early and mid- to late July and mid-August. September and October will be cooler than normal, with slightly above normal rainfall.

Map showing Old Farmer's Almanac long range weather region number 12

About the High Plains Region

The High Plains long range weather region includes all or part of the following states: COLORADO (Aurora, Colorado Springs, Denver, Greeley, Pueblo), KANSAS (Colby, Dodge City, Garden City, Liberal, Ulysses), MONTANA (Billings, Great Falls, Havre, Laurel, Miles City), NEBRASKA (Alliance, Kearney, Lexington, North Platte, Scottsbluff), NEW MEXICO (Clayton, Clovis, Portales, Raton, Tucumcari), NORTH DAKOTA (Bismarck, Dickinson, Mandan, Minot, Williston), OKLAHOMA (Beaver, Boise City, Goodwell, Guymon, Hooker), SOUTH DAKOTA (Belle Fourche, Pierre, Rapid City, Spearfish, Sturgis), TEXAS (Amarillo, Borger, Dumas, Hereford, Pampa), WYOMING (Casper, Cheyenne, Cody, Gillette, Sheridan).

High Plains Neighboring Regions

Here are the regions that neighbor the High Plains long range weather region:

Temperature and Precipitation November 2017 to October 2018

Temperature and Precipitation Graph

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Colorado driest winter since 1888.

Colorado has only had about 8 inches of snow in Denver since Oct 2017. Driest winter since 1888 with 3.8 inches snow. We didn't have AL Gore around then to tell us he invented the Internet Highway or blame us for global warming/ climate change or what ever the new revised name for normal cyclical weather is these days.

South Colorado Springs got LESS than 3.8 inches of snow.

South Colorado Springs got LESS than 3.8 inches of snow. LESS than Denver, LESS than Northern Colorado Springs. My front yard is CRUNCHY. I read weather predictions or listen to the TV forecasters and LAUGH.


Lubbock in NW Texas seems to be on the cusp between this region and the Texas/Oklahoma region. Neither prediction applies to us.

Lubbock just set a record 99 days (since 1911) with no measurable precip, from 11/8/17 to 2/15/18. It was broken 2/16 with .01" rainfall measured at the airport...

Jackson on global warming.

You nailed it. As you said, Jackson, plain and simple, the earth is always changing. Someone way more advanced than humans in charge of that. Praise Yahovah!