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Easter falls on Sunday, April 4, 2021. As you plan your activities, you’ll want to know what kind of weather to expect. Will you need a raincoat or a winter parka when you hunt for those Easter eggs?
Here’s what the Farmers’ Almanac is predicting for your Easter weekend, Saturday, April 3, 2021, through Sunday, April 4, 2021:
United States Easter Forecast
Zone 1 – Northeast & New England
New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Washington D.C.
Sunshine followed by periods of rain for Easter Sunday.
Zone 2 – Great Lakes, Ohio Valley & Midwest
Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois, Wisconsin
The weekend starts with unstable conditions, followed by rain sweeping through the Great Lakes and points east for Easter.
Zone 3 – Southeast
Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Florida
Easter weekend starts off a bit unsettled, followed by showers for Sunday.
Zone 4 – North Central
Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana
A spell of stormy weather is followed by clear skies for Easter.
Zone 5 – South Central
Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico
The weekend begins a bit unsettled but by Easter morning, expect sunshine and dry weather!
Zone 6 – Northwest
Washington, Oregon, Idaho
Unsettled weather for Saturday but by Easter expect fair skies.
Zone 7 – Southwest
California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona
Threatening skies start the weekend, but abundant sunshine for Easter Sunday.
Canadian Easter Forecast
Here’s what the Canadian Farmers’ Almanac is predicting for your Easter weekend, Saturday, April 3, 2021, through Monday, April 5, 2021:
Becoming unsettled for Easter Sunday and Monday.
Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Quebec
Becoming unsettled, followed by rainy skies for Easter Sunday and Monday.
Unsettled for the start of the weekend then rain across the Great Lakes and points east for Easter Sunday and Monday.
Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
Fair skies on the Prairies and points westward; lots of sunshine, especially over the Rockies.
Unsettled weather to start, followed by fair skies for Easter Sunday and Monday.
What’s in store for the remainder of spring in your neck of the woods? Be sure to read your long-range weather forecast.