Enjoy the last throes of spring while they last, because this summer's going to be a scorcher. The Climate Prediction Center at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for summer weather, and it's not good news for anyone who enjoys a cool breeze.
Scientists predict "increased probabilities of above-normal temperatures" across the continental United States, Alaska, and , with the exception of parts of the center of the country, which will have pretty average summer temperatures. (Lucky you, Nebraska and Kansas.)
The states that will face the worst temperature spikes are on the coasts, with Alaska's facing the biggest change. And if you're more worried about clear skies, the group predicts higher-than-median rainfall for parts of the Rocky Mountains and the central Plains states, parts of New England.
Check out NOAA's map, tracking the temperature outlook from June to August. The redder your state, the higher than normal temperatures you should expect.
And here's how the rain chances look this summer. The darker the green, the wetter your summer will be.
If you move even further into the future, the scientists are predicting below-normal temperatures for the north-central U.S., and above-normal temperatures mixed with below-normal precipitation in the southern part of the U.S. So start planning your winter vacations to the South, stat.