2021 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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January 2021 Long Range Weather Forecast for Appalachians
DatesWeather Conditions
Jan 1-9Snow showers; cold, then mild
Jan 10-12Sunny, frigid
Jan 13-17Snow, then flurries, cold
Jan 18-22Rain to snow
Jan 23-27Rain and snow
Jan 28-31Snow showers, cold
Januarytemperature 28° (2° below avg.)
precipitation 2.5" (1" above avg., north, 1" below south)

February 2021 Long Range Weather Forecast for Appalachians
DatesWeather Conditions
Feb 1-5Sunny, turning mild
Feb 6-15Rainy periods, mild
Feb 16-23Sunny; cold, then quite mild
Feb 24-28Rainy periods, quite mild
Februarytemperature 39° (9° above avg.)
precipitation 1.5" (1" below avg.)

Annual Weather Summary
November 2020 to October 2021

Winter will be warmer than normal, with precipitation above normal in the north and below normal in the south. The coldest periods will be in mid- and late December and throughout January. Snowfall will be below normal, with the snowiest period in early March. April and May will be warmer and drier than normal, with an early hot spell in early to mid-April. Summer will be drier than normal, with temperatures near normal in the north and below normal in the south. The hottest periods will be in early June and mid-August. September and October will be cooler 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 2020 to October 2021

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

Reader Comments

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snowy weekend

We had 24" snow here in Wytheville,Va. Started on Saturday night and continued all day. 12-09-2018

24 inches

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We watched, listened, and heard all about it. The storm made news, the record books, hazards, and memories. Here’s hoping that you and yours were/are safe.

NC already had snow

It snowed on 12/9/18 and last year on 12/9/17. But this time around we got almost a foot.

a foot of snow...

The Editors's picture

As you know by now, this was way above normal … Keep warm and safe, and carry on!

Very snowy

On Dec 9th it started snowing ...It didnt stop until the 10th...Its the most snow I have ever seen at one time in Conover NC...We had a foot 12inches of snow...Crazy but our family loved everyone minute of it...Hope to see more..for a state that averages 4inches per year....

White Christmas

Will we have a white Christmas in Charlestown, we 25414

White Christmas?

The Editors's picture

You folks are pretty much in the middle of the region, and we are predicting snow to the north and rain to the south…so maybe.

Snow storm 2018

We live in Halifax va which is south side we got 14.5 inches of snow here lol

14.5 inches

The Editors's picture

Happy to see you’re in good spirits! Thanks for letting us know. Be safe, keep warm, and carry on!

Snow

Will the West Mt. Airy section of Philadelphia have Snow between the 23rd - 26th.

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