“December through February temperature outlook.”
The Pacific Northwest in red is “much above-average.”
Credit: The Weather Company, an IBM Business.
– Editor’s note:
Olympia Regional Airport has recorded 1.75″ of precipitation this November through the 19th. This compares to the historical average of 5.31″ for the same period, November 1-19 inclusive. Fortunately, much needed rain returns for the holiday this week!
– “Winter 2018-19 Temperature Outlook: Above normal in the West “
At a Glance
* Expect Expect warmer-than-average temperatures in the West this winter. El Niño and the strength of the polar vortex will be the biggest temperature influencers.
By Linda Lam, Weather.com.