2020 Long Range Weather Forecast for Northeast

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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.

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

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September 2020 Long Range Weather Forecast for Northeast
DatesWeather Conditions
Sep 1-4Sunny, cool
Sep 5-14A few showers, cool
Sep 15-21Rainy periods, warm
Sep 22-24Sunny, warm
Sep 25-30Sunny, cool
Septembertemperature 59° (avg.)
precipitation 4" (avg.)

October 2020 Long Range Weather Forecast for Northeast
DatesWeather Conditions
Oct 1-3Sunny, cool
Oct 4-10Showers; cool north, warm south
Oct 11-13Tropical rainstorm
Oct 14-22Sunny, then showers, warm
Oct 23-31A few showers; cool, then mild
Octobertemperature 51° (1° above avg. north, 5° above south)
precipitation 4.5" (1" above avg.)

Annual Weather Summary
November 2019 to October 2020

Winter will be milder than normal, on average, with above-normal precipitation and near- or below-normal snowfall. The coldest periods will be in early to mid-January, late January, and early February. The snowiest periods will be in mid-November, mid- to late December, and early and late January. April and May will have above-normal temperatures, with below-normal rainfall. Summer temperatures will be hotter than normal, with the hottest periods in mid-June, mid- to late July, and early August. Rainfall will be below normal in the north and above normal in the south. September and October will be warmer and rainier than normal, with a tropical storm threat in mid-October.

Map showing Old Farmer's Almanac long range weather region number 1

About the Northeast Region

The Northeast long range weather region includes all or part of the following states: MAINE (Auburn, Bangor, Lewiston, Portland, South Portland), MASSACHUSETTS (Chicopee, Haverhill, Lawrence, Lowell, Springfield), NEW HAMPSHIRE (Concord, Dover, Manchester, Nashua, Rochester), NEW YORK (Albany, Rome, Schenectady, Troy, Utica), VERMONT (Burlington, Rutland, South Burlington).

Northeast Neighboring Regions

Here are the regions that neighbor the Northeast long range weather region:

Temperature and Precipitation November 2019 to October 2020

Temperature and Precipitation Chart, November 2019 to October 2020 for Northeast Region

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May 24 to 27

The Editors's picture

We are predicting rainy periods and cool temps from May 15 to 24, followed by sunny, warm days on May 25 to 31. Best wishes!

Will there be good skiing?

Have a week off 5/23-5/30/19. Hoping to ski in the Berkshires that week>

Skiing in Vermont in April

We are planning a trip to Vermont April 14-19. Would love to ski. Will there be snow?

Skiing in VT In April

Unless you're skiing at Killington or Jay Peak, most ski areas close the 2nd weekend of April


Dear Farmer's Almanac,

Do you think ill ever get married?


Outdoor wedding in region 6

Looking to plan an August 31st outdoor wedding near Akron. Almanac says 25-31: t-storms, then sunny, cool. Is it likely the 31st will fall in the sunny & cool part? Thank you!


The Editors's picture

Yes, that’s correct!

mid-August weather in Westerly, Rhode Island

planning trip to Pleasant View Inn, Rhode Island, mid-August. any weather predictions?


What is the weather going to be like on April 26,2019 for my son’s wedding in Yonkers, NY.

Wedding aug 24th 2019

Hi iam ha bing an outdoor wedding in Maddison Nh at king pine ski resort an iam nervous about rain how does the weather look ?