NOAA just released their official November weather outlook for the USA yesterday.
This forecast is looking good for Flagstaff AZ, Taos NM, and just about all of Colorado with above average precipitation forecast. New Mexico has above average precipitation and below average temperatures forecast.
This forecast is looking bad for Montana & Idaho with above average temperatures and below average precipitation forecast.
This December outlook continues to follow an El Nino pattern with:
“Seasonal outlooks generally favor below average temperatures and above-median precipitation across the southern tier of the United States, and above-average temperatures and below-median precipitation over the northern tier of the United States.” – NOAA, Nov. 12th, 2015
PRECIPITATION IN DECEMBER:
NOAA is forecasting above average precipitation in December for the lower tier of the USA including Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and southern Alaska. NOAA is forecasting below average precipitation in December or the northern states including Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming.
TEMPERATURES IN DECEMBER:
NOAA is forecasting above average temperatures in December in the Pacific Northwest, California, Idaho, Nevada, Montana, and the entire northeast. Below average temperatures are forecast in December for New Mexico and west Texas.