Category Archives: Seasonal Forecast

Forecast for June and Summer In Illinois – Cool and Wet

The Climate Prediction Center released their latest forecasts today (May 15) for June and this summer with cooler and wetter than average conditions expected in parts of Illinois. The temperature forecast for June (Figure 1) in Illinois includes an area … Continue reading

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NOAA Forecast Indicate Colder Weather to Continue

Late last week, the NOAA Climate Prediction Center released their latest monthly and season forecast. They expect all but far southern Illinois to have an increased chance of below-average temperatures in March. They expect the northern third of Illinois to … Continue reading

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NOAA Winter Forecast for Illinois

Between the November 17 tornado outbreak and the Thanksgiving holiday, I did not post this earlier – NOAA released their winter forecast on November 21. For Illinois, there are equal chances (EC) of above, below, and near-normal temperature and precipitation. … Continue reading

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New Long-term Outlooks from the Climate Prediction Center

The NWS Climate Prediction Center just released their outlook for the month of November and the 3-month outlook for November to January and beyond. There is nothing exciting to report for Illinois. We are in the “E.C.” region for equal … Continue reading

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NOAA Winter Forecast

Back on October 18, NOAA released their winter forecast. There was nothing too exciting for Illinois. Illinois has equal chances of above, below, and near-normal temperatures. The same is true for precipitation, except along the westward edge of Illinois which … Continue reading

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Bad News for August in Illinois

The NOAA Climate Prediction Center has updated their forecast for August. It’s not good news for Illinois with an increased risk of above-normal temperatures and below-normal precipitation.  

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Higher Risk of Hot, Dry Conditions for August and Fall

The Climate Prediction Center delivered more bad news for Illinois today. Their outlook for August includes an increased chance of above-normal temperatures across Illinois and much of the U.S. It includes an increased chance of below-normal precipitation for all of … Continue reading

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