Farmers Almanac’s Winter Weather Forecast for 2013.
Here is a look at winter weather highlights from the Farmers Almanac for the winter of 2013.
2012–2013 U.S. Weather Highlights
- The 2013 Almanac says that temperatures will be much colder this winter from the East Coast westward to a line from the Dakotas to Texas.
- In every place west of this line, except for portions of the Desert Southwest, temperatures will be warmer than last winter.
- Snowfall will be above normal near the Great Salt Lake and in the areas from El Paso to Detroit to Virginia Beach.
- Snowfall be will below normal in most other locations that have snow.
- Good news: Areas suffering from drought during Summer 2012 should receive enough winter precipitation to bring improvement.
- Spring and summer will be much rainier than normal in Florida, easing its drought.
- Drier-than-normal weather will continue to be the rule in much of Georgia.
- Summer temperatures will be hotter than normal along the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and in the Ohio Valley, but cooler than normal elsewhere.
- Expect fewer tornadoes than in the past couple of years.
- Be ready for hurricanes to threaten first the Gulf and Atlantic coasts in June and then primarily the Southeast, especially Florida, through the remainder of the hurricane season.