2018 Long Range Weather Forecast for Blanding, UT

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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

February 2018 Long Range Weather Forecast for Desert Southwest
DatesWeather Conditions
Feb 1-3Rain to snow east, sunny west
Feb 4-8Showers, cool
Feb 9-16Periods of rain and snow east; sunny, then showers west; cold
Feb 17-20Sunny, mild
Feb 21-28A few showers, cool
Februarytemperature 48° (3° below avg.)
precipitation 1" (0.5" above avg.)

March 2018 Long Range Weather Forecast for Desert Southwest
DatesWeather Conditions
Mar 1-5Rainy periods, cool
Mar 6-12Snowy periods east, sunny west; cold
Mar 13-21Rainy periods, cool
Mar 22-31Snowy periods east, sunny west; cold
Marchtemperature 53° (5° below avg.)
precipitation 1.5" (1" above avg.)

Annual Weather Summary: November 2017 to October 2018

Winter will be colder than normal, with above-normal precipitation. The coldest periods will be from late November into early December and in late December and mid-January. Snowfall will be above normal in the east and near to below normal in the west, with the snowiest periods in late December, early and mid-January, and early February. April and May will be slightly rainier than normal, with temperatures below normal in the east and near normal in the west. Summer will be slightly hotter than normal, with the hottest periods in mid- and late June and early August. Rainfall will be below normal in the northwest and above normal in the southeast. September and October will be cooler and drier than normal.

Map showing Old Farmer's Almanac long range weather region number 14

About the Desert Southwest Region

The Desert Southwest long range weather region includes all or part of the following states: ARIZONA (Glendale, Mesa, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tucson), CALIFORNIA (Brawley, Calexico, Coachella, El Centro, Indio), COLORADO (Cortez, Dolores, Durango, Mancos, Towaoc), NEVADA (Henderson, Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Pahrump, Winchester), NEW MEXICO (Albuquerque, Farmington, Las Cruces, Roswell, Santa Fe), TEXAS (El Paso, Fabens, Pecos, San Elizario, Socorro), UTAH (Aneth, Blanding, Bluff, Montezuma Creek, White Mesa).

Desert Southwest Neighboring Regions

Here are the regions that neighbor the Desert Southwest long range weather region:

Temperature and Precipitation November 2017 to October 2018

Temperature and Precipitation Graph

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Forecast incorrect

Southern NV - Las Vegas area during December, January, & February have been unusually warm. Daytime temps averaging mid 60's to low 70's. My apple trees are blooming - in the first week of February! My summer tomatoes are still producing and never died back. My blueberry bushes only went dormant for 3 weeks because I had to force dormancy by removing the leaves. Global warming & climate changes are happening.

Vegas in winter

Thanks for the update!

FINALLY! SNOW!!!!

Woke up on this beautiful February day (my son's birthday!) to see our little homestead in the Estancia Valley covered in white loveliness. Maybe NM will finally get the moisture we need!

Warmer than normal

Warmest Jan and Feb that I have exp'd in Southern Nevada. We are in the 3rd week of upper 70s, almost 80 the other day.

Warmest winter months...

The Pacific Ocean and other influences may not be in line with our predictions… We can’t fool Mother Nature—but we hope you get the weather you want!

Projected summer temps

Projected temperatures in the Desert Southwest between June and Sept 86 degrees? i wish.Page 233 of the Almanac is where i am looking. Am i reading something wrong here? That can not be right

June to Sept temps

The 86 degree average that you see applies to the entire region, and it is the average; not the spot-on exact temp for every square inch of the region. Thanks for asking!

No Rain or Snow in AZ

Worst Winter for precip I have seen in years in AZ, complete opposite of last year .... Bummed....

baloney

farmers almanac does not account for CLIMATE CHANGE. we are seeing zero precipitation here in new mexico. we live on a warming planet where predicting the climate is very unpredictable.

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