NOAA’s Official December Outlook for the USA

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NOAA’s precipitation outlook for the USA in December. image: noaa

NOAA recently released their December weather outlook for the USA.

This outlook follows the general La Nina pattern with above average precipitation & below average temperatures in the north.  NOAA has declared that La Nina is here for the 2017/18 winter season in North America.

According to this December outlook, you’ll want to be spending December in:

  • Washington
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Wyoming

All but one of the top 10 deepest snowpacks in North America are in one of the states above or B.C.

The Top 10 DEEPEST Snowpacks In North America Right Now:

Typical La nina pattern. image: noaa


  • NOAA’s December outlook is calling for above average precipitation in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, and Northern Utah.
  • Below average precipitation if forecast in Arizona, New Mexico, and southern Colorado.


  • NOAA’s Decmeber outlook is forecasting above average temperatures in California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado.
  • Below average temperatures are forecast in Washington, northern Idaho, & Montana.


NOAA’s temperature outlook for the USA in December. image: noaa

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