What Will Next Week Bring?
Predicting from Temperature Maps

Rubythroats faced harsh weather and temperatures the last two weeks. What's in store for them? This map shows the forecast for daytime temperatures this weekend. (The numbers at the top are in degrees F.)

  • Look carefully at the map and then answer the questions below it.

What do you think?
  • What daytime temperatures are forecast for your state for the weekend?

  • After looking at the map, what can you predict about the Rubythroat migration? Explain your thinking.

  • Check the temperatures in your town or city this weekend. How do they compare with what was forecast?

  • Keep checking Journey North's Rubythroat map in the coming week. How accurate were your predictions?