2020 Long Range Weather Forecast for Appalachians

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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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October 2020 Long Range Weather Forecast for Appalachians
DatesWeather Conditions
Oct 1-3Rainy, mild
Oct 4-6Rain north, sunny south; mild
Oct 7-9Sunny, warm
Oct 10-13Rainy periods, cool
Oct 14-21Sunny, warm
Oct 22-25Showers, then sunny, cold
Oct 26-31Sunny, warm
Octobertemperature 59° (6° above avg.)
precipitation 2.5" (0.5" below avg.)

November 2020 Long Range Weather Forecast for Appalachians
DatesWeather Conditions
Nov 1-5Rainy periods, warm
Nov 6-8Rain to snow
Nov 9-13Sunny, warm
Nov 14-19Rainy periods, cool
Nov 20-24Showers, mild
Nov 25-30Sunny; cold, then mild
Novembertemperature 47° (3° above avg.)
precipitation 3.5" (avg.)

Annual Weather Summary
November 2019 to October 2020

Winter will be warmer than normal, with above-normal precipitation. Snowfall will be below normal in the north and above normal in the south. The coldest periods will be in mid-January and from late February into early March. The snowiest periods will be in late November, mid- and late January, early February, and early March. April and May will be warmer and rainier than normal. Summer will be warmer than normal, with the hottest periods in mid-June, mid- to late July, and mid-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.

Map showing Old Farmer's Almanac long range weather region number 3

About the Appalachians Region

The Appalachians long range weather region includes all or part of the following states: MARYLAND (Aspen Hill, Frederick, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Rockville), NEW YORK (Binghamton, Cortland, Elmira, Ithaca, Johnson City), NORTH CAROLINA (Asheville, Hickory, Lenoir, Morganton, Winston-Salem), PENNSYLVANIA (Allentown, Bethlehem, Lancaster, Reading, Scranton), VIRGINIA (Burke, Dale City, Lynchburg, Reston, Roanoke), WEST VIRGINIA (Martinsburg).

Appalachians Neighboring Regions

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

Temperature and Precipitation November 2019 to October 2020

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

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Oct 31st wedding

In PA having a Halloween wedding. Just curious what the almanac says for that day. Wanted to do outdoor ceremony.

August 2020 Wedding

We are planning an August 1, 2020 evening wedding. Does it look like we need a tent or just a lot of fans? In the Amissville, VA area.

New Year's Even Wedding

Our wedding is scheduled for New Year's Eve (12/31/20) and we are hoping for snow! Any idea what the weather will during that week in the Pocono, PA area?

wedding

Getting married Nov 21 2020 Christiansburg VA what will the weather be,

Amanda August 29th wed

Idk if the almanac can predict that far but I know for boone nc typically the high is in the low 70s can be anything 60-80 on average and the low is usually about 50 can be anywhere 39-60 fall foilage may have started on an abnormally cold year and rain is 50/50 snow is impossible until september for boone. Chances are it'll be a nice day but maybe bring sweater for night time

August wedding

We are planing an outside wedding for august 8,2020 in Artimus,PA are we going to have ok wedding weather or should we plan for a tent?

MY PREDICTIONS FOR TINA AND JEFFREY FOSTER

I predict that Tina’s daughter will have a wonderful Wedding out doors 10/31/2020.

I predict that Jeffrey Foster will consume bad sushi this year, inadvertently ingesting Diphyllobothrium latum, the common Fish Tape Worm.

The Oracle has Spoken

Predicting weather, down to the day

Not sure if some of you have EVER used an Almanac in the past?!
Just ant FYI, it's NOT a fortune teller !

Huh?

Some of these questions are asking specifically about a single day- does the almanac actually predict down to the day and even time of day like some of these questions are asking? Or is that as nutty as it seems to ask?

Halloween Wedding

My daughter is getting married on Halloween this year and wants to have the ceremony outside here in Charles Town, WV. Will the weather permit or should we plan on an inside ceremony?

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