International Weather Outlook: December 15, 2013
*All temperatures are in degrees (F) unless otherwise noted.
Weather Forecast for North America on December 15, 2013
A strong storm system moving through the region will bring showers and snow showers along with some ice to the Mid-Atlantic into the Northeast. Showers will extend south into Florida, while high pressure dominates the weather from the Plains to the West Coast. A storm system moving through Southern Alaska will bring snow showers to the region. Temps will range from the 0-10F range over Greenland and eastern Canada, while temps will be in the 20’s and 30’s for the Northeast, warming to the 50’s for the Southeast and Gulf Coast. Temps will be in the 40’s and 50’s for the Southern Plains, while the Northern Plains will see 20’s and a few 30’s.
Weather Forecast for South America on December 15, 2013
Partly cloudy skies will prevail from Peru to Brazil and south along the entire east coast of Argentina; there will also be partly cloudy skies over Chile. Temps will be in the 70’s over Peru warming to the 80’s and 90’s for Brazil. Look for 70’s over northern Argentina, cooling to the 60’s for southern Argentina and the 40’s for most of Chile.
Weather Forecast for Europe and the Middle East on December 15, 2013
A storm system will push in from the west, increasing the chances for showers over England and snow showers over Scandinavia. Partly cloudy skies will be seen from France to Spain and eastward over Germany. Southward into Italy, look for showers; this will extend into the northern Middle East, as well, while the central and southern Middle East will see sunny skies. Temps will range from the 20’s over Scandinavia to the 40’s in England, further warming to the 50’s over Italy and Spain. Temps will be in the 50’s over the Northern part of the Middle East warming to the 70’s for the central and southern regions.
Weather Forecast for Africa and the Cape Verde and Madagascar Islands on December 15, 2013
There will be a few showers over northern Africa, while central Africa will be partly cloudy. The southeast and southern parts of South America will see rain showers. This will extend into Madagascar, as well. Temps will be in the 60’s north, warming to the 80’s and 90’s for the remainder of Africa.
Weather Forecast for Southeast Asia on December 15, 2013
Northern India will see partly cloudy skies, while a few showers will develop over southern India into Sri Lanka and eastward towards Singapore. Partly cloudy skies will dominate the weather from Vietnam to Thailand. Temps will be in the 70’s and 80’s through the region.
Weather Forecast for Eastern Asia and the island of (Guam) on December 15, 2013
High pressure will slide east into the Korea’s and Japan, while a frontal boundary brings showers to eastern China and snow showers to Northeast Russia. Partly cloudy skies for Hong Kong will give way to afternoon showers for both Manila and Guam. Temps will range from the 10-20F range over northeast Russia warming to the 40’s for Eastern China into Tokyo. Temps will be in the 60’s over Hong Kong, warming to the 70’s for Manila and also Guam.
Weather Forecast for the Island of (New Zealand) and Australia for December 15, 2013
High pressure will dominate the weather over most of Australia and New Zealand. Look for partly cloudy skies and warm weather. Temps will range from the 90’s over the northwest to the 80’s in Perth and the 70’s for Sydney and Auckland.
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