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Lake Superior Winter Weather Forecast
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2023-24 Winter Weather Recreation & Sports Forecast Around Lake Superior

newNOAA's Climate Prediction Center — a division of the National Weather Service has released their 2024 Winter Outlook — which extends from Jan 2024 through March 2024. They forecast above normal temperatures, and below normal precipitation.

However, Direct Weather Service has a more favorable forecast for snow-lovers. See Direct Weather Service Video Forecast (Nov 22, 2023) lower down this page

Winter Temperature Forecast December through February 2024

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As the graphic to the right indicates, the NOAA forecast for Wisconsin, Michigan, and Minnesota Lake Superior region is for temperatures to have an "Higher than Normal" Temperatures.

winter temperature forecast

The folks at Direct Weather expect "Below Average" temperatures across the entire Lake Superior Region. This forecast enhances the possibility for Lake Superior freezing over to allow over-the-ice travel to see the fantastic Bayfield Lake Superior Ice Caves.

Winter Precipitation/Snowfall Forecast December through February 2023

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As the adjacent graphic indicates, expected Winter Precipiation by NOAA forecast will be below average, which suggests less snowfall.

But Direct Weather does not agree with NOAA on the Winter Precipiation forecast.

Their SnowFall Forecast has predicts Normal Lake Effect Average snowfall for the entire Lake Superior Region, including Ontario. So good news for skiers, snowshoe enthusiasts, and snowmobiling fans.


Direct Weather Forecast Service is predicting colder than normal Winter temperatures across the Lake Superior region. They predict normal to slightly below normal for this Winter's precipitation, but they also forecast normal Lake-Effect snowfall around Lake Superior.

Video Direct Weather OFFICIAL Winter Forecast 2023 - 2024

snow reportarrowSee our Current Winter Weather & Snow Reports Weather Forecast Links here.

Snow & Weather Report Links

Also our Superior Travel & Events page will be providing periodic snow report summary's over the winter. But for the latest information check the links below for more details in the Lake Superior region of your interest.

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Travel Information

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