Winter 2014-2015

Issued 26 Aug 2014

Forecast Period

Forecast Temperatures

Forecast Precipitation

Primary Reasoning(s)

Forecast Verification (0-2 points)

Dec 14 – Feb 15

Cooler than normal by 0.5 sigma.
CPC near normal precipitation

Near normal precipitation.
CPC Also.

Cooler is based on the tendency for blocking with the warm blob still near OR, WA, AK

Cooler temps - 0.7 F 2
Drier – 1.32” 1
CPC 2/2
Climo. 2/1


NOTE: These are our forecasts and they are based on the information found in several publications on the Climate Group's website (see Climate Variability section). One should not consider that these will be 100% reliable. Also, they forecast the AGGREGATE statistical character of the summer (June, July, August) or winter (December, January, February) season. This does not mean that warm and cold spells, wet and dry spells will not all occur in one month or season. Please use with caution.

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