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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