AccuWeather 45-Day Forecast Indicates a Chilly Christmas in Top Ten US Metro Areas

With just 45 days to go, the AccuWeather 45-Day Forecast gives the most detailed picture of what is to come for the biggest holiday of the year

AccuWeather Inc., the global leader in weather information and digital media, is the only source for the unique 45-day Forecast which allows users to begin to monitor their local forecasts for Christmas starting today. The AccuWeather 45-Day Forecast goes beyond historical averages to give people detailed and localized forecasts reaching further than any other free weather source, all the way to the biggest holiday of the year.
“AccuWeather’s 45-Day Forecast is a response to what our audience wants — to have a better idea of what is going to happen with the weather further out than they would otherwise have and that is why we do it,” Dr. Joel N. Myers, Founder, President and Chairman of AccuWeather, Inc. said. “We have a great history as innovators in the science of meteorology and we go beyond available historical averages and computer models, using proprietary algorithms, highly sophisticated computer models, unmatched meteorological expertise, and techniques that we have refined over the last 52 years to create highly detailed, local forecasts that users can check throughout the season to get the best and longest reaching local forecasts.”
Just 45 days before Christmas, forecasts for the top ten US metropolitan areas (by population*), including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, Miami, Atlanta, and Boston are all calling for lower than average temperatures, particularly in Washington, DC, Dallas, Houston, and Atlanta. Users should keep checking back on for more detailed information as the big holiday approaches.
In 2013, AccuWeather introduced the first-of-its-kind 45-Day Forecast to help keep the public informed of weather events such as cold snaps or snow storms well beyond the scope of other free forecasts. The forecast, available free on web and mobile web sites, provides the public with the most comprehensive weather information available to plan ahead for events up to a month and a half in the future.
By navigating to the extended forecast on their local weather page and selecting “All 45 Days” on, users can view detailed forecast information including temperature, sky conditions, precipitation chance, UV index, and more. This information keeps the public abreast of future oncoming local weather events to help them plan ahead.
“AccuWeather gives people the ability to track their weather forecast from as far out as 45-days to the time they get on the road with our exclusive MinuteCast® minute-by-minute forecast,” Myers said. “The most informed users will keep checking with our web and mobile web sites, since the forecast will evolve and become more detailed and specific as the date and time approaches. As a result, people can be prepared to make the best decisions on everything from travel to what to wear and have the best possible experience on the biggest US holiday of the year.”
AccuWeather MinuteCast is the unique, patent-based minute-by-minute precipitation forecast for users’ exact street addresses or GPS locations. It gives users by-the-minute precipitation forecasts for the next two hours – including precipitation type and intensity, start times, and end times for their exact locations, with the Superior Accuracy™ that is AccuWeather’s hallmark. AccuWeather MinuteCast is uniquely supported by both national and international patent technology.
AccuWeather MinuteCast is part of the portfolio of unique and innovative weather information available from AccuWeather including: the 45-, 30-, 25-, and 15-Day Forecasts; hourly forecasts; RealFeel Temperature®; and lifestyle forecasts informing how weather affects travel, business planning, hobbies such as golfing and sailing, and conditions such as migraines and allergies.

About AccuWeather, Inc. and

Every day over a billion people worldwide rely on AccuWeather to help them plan their lives, protect their businesses, and get more from their day. AccuWeather provides hourly and Minute by Minute™ forecasts with Superior Accuracy™ for any longitude/latitude on Earth, with customized content and engaging video presentations available on smart phones, tablets, free wired and mobile Internet sites, connected TVs, and Internet appliances, as well as via radio, television, and newspapers. Founded in 1962 by Dr. Joel N. Myers – a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society who was recognized as one of the top entrepreneurs in American history by Entrepreneur Magazine’s Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurs – AccuWeather also delivers a wide range of highly-customized enterprise solutions to media, business, government, and institutions, as well as news, weather content, and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites. AccuWeather’s CEO, Barry Lee Myers, is an award winning leader in global weather information issues and one of the world’s most recognized advocates for cooperative relationships between government weather agencies and the weather industry. He is a leader in the digital weather information space.

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