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Thanksgiving Day is a special time of year for families and friends to gather together, share their blessings, reminisce, watch parades and/or football, and, most importantly, eat!
While you’re cooking up a feast of turkey, stuffing, potatoes, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie, and all of the other traditional favorites inside, you may be wondering what Mother Nature will be cooking up outside? Our forecast might ruffle a few feathers!
Here’s what we’re predicting for your Thanksgiving holiday weekend: Thursday, November 24 through Sunday, November 27, 2022:
Zone 1 – Northeast & New England
New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Washington D.C.
Weather markedly improves for Thanksgiving: mostly fair, cold. (Hopefully good weather for the parade in NY!)
Zone 2 – Great Lakes, Ohio Valley & Midwest
Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois, Wisconsin
Grab the firewood! Mostly fair, cold Thanksgiving.
Zone 3 – Southeast
Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Florida
Bring out your sweaters! Mostly fair, cold for Thanksgiving holiday.
Zone 4 – North Central
Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana
Mostly fair Thanksgiving followed by heavy snows (up to 12′) for Northern, Central Rockies.
Zone 5 – South Central
Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico
Fair Thanksgiving followed by a significant snow in higher terrains of western NM, TX, OK.
Zone 6 – Northwest
Washington, Oregon, Idaho
Fair at first, then becoming stormy, with gales, heavy snow over the mountains.
Zone 7 – Southwest
California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona
Pacific cold front brings a surge of showery rains, possibly heavy over southern CA; possibly heavy snow higher terrain of AZ.
Regardless of where you’ll be or what the weather will bring, Thanksgiving is always a wonderful time to be grateful for all we have. Thank you friends for your support throughout the year.
I want to talk about the weather
Can you give me the weather on Thanksgiving day in Michigan 2022
We would like to eat out as well. (Hemingway SC.)
Hi Dave, Here is a link to your region’s weather forecasts: https://www.farmersalmanac.com/long-range-weather-forecast/southeast-us. Become a Member today to see 12 months in advance. Member sign-up: https://www.farmersalmanac.com/product/not-visible-farmers-almanac-membership
It would actually be cheaper to eat out this year instead of spending for the groceries to prepare.
weather for new jersey 11-26-22
Hi Donna! Here is a link to more specific information for the Northeast: https://www.farmersalmanac.com/long-range-weather-forecast/northeast-us
We are planning to eat outside on the patio with heat lamps. I need to know if it will be raining? Should I have an alternate plan?
Would like to see Thanksgiving and Christmas weather in Tennessee
Hi Diane, you are a zone 3 ….
Gusty winds & showery for Thanksgiving Day! ?
Love your report about weather Please keep me formed.
Glad to hear it, Bernadette! Please sign-up for our weekly newsletter here: https://www.farmersalmanac.com/newsletter
News about Thanksgivig weather i N.Y. State & Ct. is hopeful. Please keep me informed