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Weekly Summary

  • Article #1587: April 8-14, 2024

    April 8-14, 2024 Temperatures Average temperatures were above normal across the Midwest. South of I-80, average temperatures were 4-8°F above normal,...

  • Article #1585: April 1-7, 2024

    April 1-7, 2024 Temperatures Most of the Midwest observed average temperatures that were near normal for the week (Figure 1). In Minnesota and Michiga...

  • Article #1584: March 22-31, 2024

    March 22-31, 2024 Temperature Average temperatures were below normal to the north and west, near normal along I-80, and slightly above normal by 2-4°F...

  • Article #1581: March 15-21, 2024

    March 15-21, 2024 Temperatures It was an average week for most of the region. The largest average temperature anomalies were 3-5°F above normal in far...

  • Article #1580: March 8-14, 2024

    Widespread Warmth Average temperatures were 10-15°F above normal across the Midwest this past week, with the exception of southern parts of the region...

  • Article #1578: March 1-7, 2024

    March 1-7, 2024 Above-Average Temperatures March started with widespread warmth across the region. Temperatures were 12-15°F above normal (Figure 1)....

  • Article #1577: February 22-29, 2024

    February 22-29, 2024 Anomalous February Temperatures Anomalous warmth gripped the Midwest to round out February. Average temperatures for the week wer...

  • Article #1576: February 15-21, 2024

    February 15-21, 2023 Normal to Above Normal Temperatures Most of the lower Midwest dealt with near-normal temperatures, with slightly above-normal tem...

  • Article #1575: February 8-14, 2024

    February 8-14, 2024 Above-Normal Temperatures Persist The second week of February was nearly as anomalous as the first. Average temperatures stayed in...

  • Article #1573: February 1-7, 2024

    February 1-7, 2024 Anomalous Warmth Region-Wide Average temperatures were above normal for every state in the region. The entire state of Minnesota ob...

  • Article #1572: January 22-31, 2024

    January 22-31, 2024 January Ends Anomalously Warm After a mid-month freeze, the final week of January was characterized by widespread anomalous warmth...

  • Article #1571: January 15-21, 2024

    Winter Cold Sets In The coldest weather of the season arrived across the Midwest this week. Average temperatures were as much as 20°F+ below normal in...

  • Article #1570: January 8-14, 2023

    January 8-14, 2023 Turning Winter-Like as Temperatures Start Dipping Average temperatures for the week varied from 3-6°F above normal in Michigan, Ohi...

  • Article #1568: January 1-7, 2024

    January 1-7, 2024 New Year, More Warmth Temperatures started off above normal in the new year. This was especially the case for the Upper Midwest, whe...

  • Article #1565: December 22-31, 2023

    December 22-31, 2023 After several weeks of widespread anomalous warmth across the Midwest, the last week of December proved to be no different. In fa...

  • Article #1564: December 15-21, 2023

    December 15-21, 2023 Another Week, Another Temperature Torch The average temperature was well above normal for most states during the third week in De...

  • Article #1561: December 8-14, 2023

    December 8-14, 2023 Generally Above Average Temperatures Across the Midwest There was no sign of ol’ man winter during the second week of December, wi...

  • Article #1560: December 1-7, 2023

    December 1-7, 2023 Abnormal December Warmth Grips The Region Temperatures were above normal across the board. This was especially the case over the we...

  • Article #1558: November 22-30, 2023

    November 22-30, 2023 Ending November Below Normal After some record warmth earlier in the month, winter arrived across the Midwest just in time for th...

  • Article #1557: November 15-21, 2023

    Abnormal November Warmth Continues The region dealt with widespread above-average temperatures for the second week in a row. Every state in the Midwes...