By the time Halloween rolls around, fall is in full swing. Depending on where you live, the leaves have probably mostly fallen from the trees, the first frost has arrived, and the cold and wet of late autumn have made themselves known. So, what’s in store for the coming Halloween? Will the weather be a treat or is Mother Nature planning to scare up a frightful storm? Can you get away with that gauzy fairy princess costume, or should you bundle up and do your best impression of an abominable snowman?
Here’s what the current edition of the Farmers’ Almanac predicts for the closing days of October:
Fair, then showers.
Fair, then showers Michigan, Ohio.
Wet Rockies, Plains, then fair.
Wet, then clearing.
Unsettled; showers for Washington and Oregon.
Showers, then colder, drier weather.
Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Quebec
Fair, then rain, possibly mixed with wet snow for Quebec, then clearing and cold temperatures.
Fair, then rain, possibly mixed with some wet snow, then clearing and cold.
Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
Wet, then slow clearing.
Unsettled and showery weather.
Want more? Be sure to check out the Farmers’ Almanac’s long-range forecast for your region.