Tim’s 2019 – 2020 DC Area Winter Forecast

The Winter Solstice is now 52 days away and it is time to release my Washington Area 2019-2020 Winter forecast.  Sea Surface Temperature (SST) anomalies currently depict neutral El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) conditions across the Equatorial Pacific indicative of neither dominant El Nino (warmer) or La Nina (cooler) conditions.

Current SSTs (image below courtesy NOAA): My winter forecast featuring temperature and precipitation trends is based solely on historical analog years where SSTs match up with current conditions.

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