Mountain Weather Blog

The Summer Outlook is: Likely wetter, maybe cooler

Summer’s unofficial start is always over Memorial Day, and I believe most folks are expecting to have nicer weather from now until at least Labor Day. There is a general expectation that summer weather will be “warm and sunny”, however, there have been some summers that weren’t, like 1993, which was cold and wet in … Continue reading The Summer Outlook is: Likely wetter, maybe cooler

Jackson Hole’s Winter Season 2016-17 in Review

The winter season is technically defined as: December, January and February. This is what is known as the “meteorological winter”. According to the “calendar season”, winter doesn’t officially end until the Spring Equinox, which will be this coming Monday, March 20th. In Jackson Hole, winter isn’t over until the “ski season” ends in April. And … Continue reading Jackson Hole’s Winter Season 2016-17 in Review

Summer in Jackson Hole 2016, in Review

The Summer Forecast Was.. First though, let’s see how accurate the long-range predictions were for this summer. The National Weather Service’s Climate Prediction Center had forecasted back in April of 2016, that June-July-August over western Wyoming: a good probability of above normal temperatures, and a higher probability of having above normal precipitation. Just for giggles, … Continue reading Summer in Jackson Hole 2016, in Review