If there is one word that could best describe the weather for Maine throughout 2024 so far, it would be "unsettled". There's been no consistency in the seasons. A warm day followed by three chilly ones. Rain storms in the winter, nor'easters in the spring. It has been a rollercoaster ride.

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Part of that is thanks to the El Niño weather phenomenon. That often brings warmer-than-normal (but unsettled) weather to entire regions for long stretches of time. The Farmer's Almanac has released their detailed forecast for May, and they believe it will be the first month that Maine will see some consistency.

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The Farmer's Almanac predicts that while the first week of May will be topsy turvy, the rest of the month should settle in with above-average temperatures for this time of year. The catch? It's going to be another precipitation-heavy month, with lots of rainy days and the potential for thunderstorms and downpours.

Mother's Day Forecast

The Farmer's Almanac predicts that Mother's Day is likely to filled with showers throughout New England. That's ok, cook your mom something good or bring her to her favorite restaurant.

Memorial Day Weekend Forecast

The first significant holiday weekend arrives in May, and many people plan entire vacations months in advance without having any knowledge of how the weather will turn out.

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The Farmer's Almanac predicts a mostly sunny Memorial Day weekend for Maine and the rest of New England. But while many of the days in May will be unseasonably warm, Memorial Day will hover around average temperatures.

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