2021 Long Range Weather Forecast for High Plains

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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 2021 Old Farmer’s Almanac, available online and in stores.

Note: Long range forecasts are regional, not city-specific.

Free 2-Month Weather Forecast

February 2021 Long Range Weather Forecast for High Plains
DatesWeather Conditions
Feb 1-11Rain and snow showers, mild
Feb 12-19Snow, then sunny, turning mild
Feb 20-28Snowy periods, turning very cold
Februarytemperature 33° (5° above avg.)
precipitation 0.5" (avg.)

March 2021 Long Range Weather Forecast for High Plains
DatesWeather Conditions
Mar 1-8Snowy periods, cold
Mar 9-12Sunny, warm
Mar 13-18Showers, mild
Mar 19-23Snow, then sunny, cold
Mar 24-31Snow north, showers south; then sunny, mild
Marchtemperature 42° (3° above avg.)
precipitation 0.5" (0.5" below avg.)

Annual Weather Summary
November 2020 to October 2021

Winter will be milder than normal, with the coldest periods in mid-November, early to mid- and late December, late January, and late February. Precipitation will be above normal in the north and slightly below normal in the south. Snowfall will be above normal in most places, with the snowiest periods in mid-November, early and late December, mid- and late January, mid- to late February, and early March. April and May will see temperatures above normal in the north and below normal in the south, and overall the months will be slightly rainier than normal. Summer will be warmer than normal, with the hottest periods in early and late June, early and mid-July, and early to mid-August. Rainfall will be near to below normal. September and October will have below-normal temperatures, with precipitation below normal in the north and above normal in the south.

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, Fort Collins, Lakewood), KANSAS (Dodge City, Garden City, Liberal), MONTANA (Billings, Great Falls), NEBRASKA (Kearney, Lexington, North Platte, Scottsbluff), NEW MEXICO (Clovis, Portales), NORTH DAKOTA (Bismarck, Dickinson, Mandan, Minot, Williston), OKLAHOMA (Guymon), SOUTH DAKOTA (Pierre, Rapid City), TEXAS (Amarillo, Borger, Dumas, Hereford, Pampa), WYOMING (Casper, Cheyenne, Gillette, Sheridan).

High Plains Neighboring Regions

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

Temperature and Precipitation November 2020 to October 2021

Temperature and Precipitation Chart, November 2020 to October 2021 for High Plains Region

Reader Comments

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Wedding Thoughts

Hello all! My fiancé and I are trying to plan a wedding in Colorado (littleton/Colorado springs area) and are wondering what y'all think the weather will be like in October and November? Thank you so much!

Getting married outdoors April 19, 2020

The location is Castlewood Canyon State Park between Denver and Colorado Springs, CO (NOT mountainous). Can you give me an idea of what to expect in terms of temperature and precipitation? Thanks!

Getting married February 29, 2020

I’m getting married outside by The Royal Gorge on February 29, 2020. Will there be snow and what kind of temperature should we expect to see?

Mid march Denver

First time to Colorado, will be in Denver mid-march for about 5-6 days. What are the chances of snow (Florida girl here, need to be prepared!)?

Observatory Event, April 7th 2020

Hello! We are our fifth year in business with an event at an observatory in Denver on Tuesday, April 7th, 2020. Will the sky be clear for us? Thank you!

Observatory event night

The Editors's picture

We’re predicting precipitation from April 1 to 7, then a sunny —er, clear— period (you will be looking up at night, of course). If the storm blows out early, you just might be in luck. Here’s hoping so!

March 2020 Wedding

My daughter is getting married March 7, 2020...what do you think the weather will be like that day?

April wedding

We are getting married April 20th around pikes peak area. I assume there will probably be some snow, what are the temperatures going to be like? Thank you so much!

Hail - Denver

What does the hail season 2020 look like for Colorado ? More / larger hail?

Flying to Denver airport on

Flying to Denver airport on the 18th to the 22nd? How is driving conditions looking for that area?

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