Thanksgiving is a time for family, gratitude, and of course, delicious food. But the one thing that can influence our plans and activities is the weather. Knowing the weather forecast for Thanksgiving helps you to better prepare and make the most of the holiday. So, what’s the weather for Thanksgiving 2023?
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!
Thanksgiving (in the US) is on Thursday, November 23 this year. Here’s the weather forecast for Thanksgiving holiday weekend: Thursday, November 23 through Sunday, November 26, 2023
Zone 1 – Northeast & New England
New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Washington D.C.
Hopefully the weather will cooperate for the big parade in NYC, as the rain makes an exit for Thanksgiving Day. Looks like mostly fair but cold weather.
Zone 2 – Great Lakes, Ohio Valley & Midwest
Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois, Wisconsin
Grab the firewood! Rain and possible snow should clear for a mostly fair but cold Thanksgiving.
Zone 3 – Southeast
Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Florida
Cuddle up with some hot apple cider! The official Thanksgiving weather forecast calls for fair but cold conditions for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Zone 4 – North Central
Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana
Get ready for a roller coaster ride for the holiday weekend! Light snow in the Rockies will be heading east for the Big Day. Clearing for a fair and cold moment, quickly followed by a heavy snowfall into the Nebraska, Dakotas region.
Zone 5 – South Central
Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico
Thanksgiving looks clear and cold, with stormy weather heading in from the West.
Zone 6 – Northwest
Washington, Oregon, Idaho
Keep your boots close, as a Pacific storm will bring rain and wet snow for Thanksgiving.
Zone 7 – Southwest
California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona
Looks like a rainy Thanksgiving with only a brief respite of fair weather before stormy weather arrives.
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.