Fairly Dry July, Warm August into Fall Possible

Nearly all of western and central North Dakota is running below normal for precipitation for the month of July so far, the exception being portions of the James River Valley where multiple storms during the early morning hours of July 14th dropped several inches of rain. Much of the area is running 0.75 to 1.50 inches of rain below normal. The outlook for August for western and central North Dakota is for a 40% chance of above normal temperatures, with equal chances for above/below/near normal precipitation. Local research suggests that the forecast of the development of possible La Nina conditions in the eastern Pacific (the opposite of El Nino) late this summer and into the winter may support continued above normal temperatures into the early fall.
 Long Term Outlooks (clickable)
August Precipitation Outlook
August Temperature Outlook
Aug/Sep/Oct Precipitation Outlook
Aug/Sep/Oct Temperature Outlook
August Precipitation Outlook
August Temperature Outlook
Aug/Sep/Oct Precipitation Outlook
Aug/Sep/Oct Temperature Outlook
Sep/Oct/Nov Precipitation Outlook
Sep/Oct/Nov Temperature Outlook
Sep/Oct/Nov Precipitation Outlook
Sep/Oct/Nov Temperature Outlook


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