Washington Post Mapped Weather Forecast Accuracy Accross the U.S.: Look up your city

Everyone complains about the weather forecast, but some people have more cause to grumble than others. Find out how accurate the forecast is where you live. In Miami, the temperature forecast is usually accurate a week into the future. But in Paonia, Colo., even the one-day temperature forecast is wrong by almost 6 degrees Fahrenheit on average.

That’s according to our analysis of government data shared publicly for the first time with The Washington Post. The data reveals the broad patterns and the fine contours of the accuracy of the National Weather Service’s official forecast, which triggers the country’s emergency alert systems and powers countless commercial weather products

By Niko Kommenda and Harry Stevens,  Washington Post, July 2. 2022.

How many days out is the temperature forecast accurate?

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