DETROIT (WWJ) - Winter is just around the corner and the Old Farmer’s Almanac predicts this year will be slightly milder than normal with near-normal snowfall.
The almanac says the coldest periods for Detroit and the other Great Lakes states will be in late November, mid-December, late January and early and mid-February.
The snowiest periods will be in mid-December, mid and late January, mid-February, and mid-March.
April and May will be cooler and drier than normal, according to the Almanac forecasters.
After record high temperatures this summer, the almanac predicts next summer in Michigan will see below normal with below normal rainfall.
The hottest periods will be in early to mid-June and early and mid-July.
The Almanac says September and October will be cooler and rainier than normal next year.