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CPC Temperature and Precipitation Outlooks

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NOAA / National Weather Service / National Centers for Environmental Prediction / Climate Prediction Center (CPC)

The National Weather Service (NWS) Climate Prediction Center (CPC) produces temperature and precipitation outlooks for the U.S., including 6-10 day, 8-14 day, monthly, and seasonal outlooks. The outlooks depict whether there is a greater chance for above-normal, below-normal, or near-normal conditions during the noted time frame. 

How To

How to use this site:

  • Select a timeframe to view a temperature or precipitation outlook: 6-10 days, 8-14 days, 3-4 weeks, 1 month, or 3 months
  • Move the cursor over product parameter name to display the graphic (click to enlarge)
  • Click on a product parameter to view the most current map enlarged on a new page
  • Or, click "interactive" next to the product parameter to view an interactive map
Representative Image
Representative map of a 6-10 day temperature outlook for the U.S.