Along with the winter outlook
, the Climate Prediction Center (CPC)
issued their 30 day forecast for November
on Thursday. Above average temperatures are in the forecast for much of the nation, especially across the west. Wetter than normal weather is expected for most of the East and South . Below average precipitation is outlined for the Northwest.
Long term Autumn climate forecasts are difficult, as noted in the CPC forecast discussion
. El Nino is expected to develop for the upcoming season, but it's influence will be minimal, if any, for November. Tropical MJO thunderstorms
are also not expected to play much of a role for the upcoming month. Model forecasts and statistical guidance were the main factors in the overall forecast.
For WeatherNation: Meteorologist Mace Michaels