We look to ease into meteorological winter with above average temperatures. Our forecast calls for the mean temperature in the month of December to fall above 32.1 degrees. The typical average for December is 30.1 degrees. This temperature is arrived at by averaging all of the highs and lows for the month over a series of years.
In terms of snowfall, we are forecasting below average accumulation in December, below 22.4”. Keep in mind that the average is around 27.4”.
As we start off the new year, expect an average month of January in terms of temperature and precipitation. We expect our mean temperature to be between 22.9 and 26.9 degrees. We typically average out at 24.9. Snowfall is also expected to be average, somewhere between 20.3” and 30.3”. That’s not to say we won’t have a significant snow event or a cold spell to contend with, just that we expect things to be typical of an ordinary January when temperatures and snowfall are considered at the end of the month.
As we finish off meteorological winter in February, expect great winter conditions for lovers of the season. Temperatures are expected to be at or below average when all the highs and lows are considered. The mean is forecast to be below 28.3 degrees. We average out around 26.3. Snow-wise, expect above average accumulation for the month with an amount coming in at over 22.3”, compared to the average which is 17.3”.
No matter how the winter ends up being, try to embrace and enjoy it! Stay safe and warm!