January 30, 2013
2013 Spring Outlook For Boston, New York & Baltimore
Joshua Kelly, resident redOrbit Meteorologist, provides his long-range spring weather outlook for Boston, New York and Baltimore.
March Outlook: The month of March will see high temps in the 35-45F range. The outlook for overnight lows will provide the region with an average of 25-35F. The month will receive around one to two inches of rainfall along with six to ten inches of snowfall. There is a high likelihood of seeing two major snow events to move through the region during this time period.
April Outlook: The spring warming will kick in quickly, as the average high temps will rise to around 45-55F along with overnight lows rising to the 35-45F range. There will still be a chance of having a few nights below freezing. The month will provide around one to two inches of rainfall along with the possibility of still getting around three inches of snowfall for the month. The significant events of the month will include one possible snow storm, along with one to two thunderstorm events, but it should be nothing severe.
May Outlook: The month will see the average high temps around 60-70F as the overnight lows come up to around 50-60F. Along with that, look for the potential of seeing two to four inches of rainfall. The thunderstorm outlook will increase with the chance of seeing two to four days of thunderstorms. However, there should be no severe weather yet. There will be the chance of seeing a few days of extreme temps with high temps soaring over 80F during the month.
New York, NY
March Outlook: The month is set to see average high temps around 40-50F, along with overnight lows falling to an average of 30-40F. There will be around one to two inches of rainfall for the month along with four to six inches of snowfall possible. The outlook for the month includes one potential significant snow event during the early part of the month.
April Outlook: April is looking to have a nice warming trend as temps rise to the 50-60F range for daytime average highs with average low temps between 40-50F. Precipitation for the month will include the chance of seeing one to two inches of rainfall. There is also the possibility of seeing a temperature extreme with high temps rising into the 70’s for a few days during the month.
May Outlook: A very warm start to the period as the average for the month is forecasted to be in the 65-75F range for high temps along with low temps near 50-60F. The month will see precipitation in the range of one to two inches. There will also be an increase in thunderstorm activity with the chance of seeing two to four days with thunderstorms. The chance of seeing the high temp rise into the 80’s is also very possible for the month.
March Outlook: The daytime highs are forecasted to be in the 40-50F range along with overnight lows falling to around 30-40F. The precipitation for the month will include rainfall amounts around one to two inches along with snowfall amounts near one to two inches as well. There is the chance of seeing some warmer days when the daytime high could push near the 65F or higher range during the month.
April Outlook: The month will start with warmer air quickly advancing into the area as daytime highs are forecasted to be in the 55-65F range as overnight lows will fall into the 40-50F range during the month. The precipitation for the month will be rain and could reach amounts of one to two inches. The probability of seeing some thunderstorms during the month also will increase with one to two events likely. Again, the month will see another extreme event with high temps possibly rising into the 75F range or a tad higher during this time period.
May Outlook: High temps for the month are forecasted around 70-80F as overnight lows are forecasted to be around 50-60F. The rainfall for the month will be around one to two inches. Also, the chance of seeing some thunderstorms will increase as the forecast is for one to two events for the month. Warmer temps could also occur as high temps may reach the lower 80’s on a few occasions during the month.
In summary, the Northeast portion of the United States will still be dealing with some snow during the month of March. However, April and May could get warm rapidly with temps rising to, or above, average for the two months.
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