It looks like Michigan will experience a ‘real’ summer this year

IMG_0646The national weather service says long-term models are predicting this summer will have above average temperatures.

Mike Boguth is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service.

He said this summer will likely be comparable to 2010 when temperatures frequently climbed above normal.

“Trends are definitely supporting above normal temperatures.Probably not extreme heat, but we’re looking you know I think widespread one to two perhaps three degrees above normal throughout the official summer June through August.”

Boguth said precipitation is more difficult to predict but the overall trend shows near normal or below normal precipitation rates.