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forecast

(for′kast″)
To make an informed prediction about a future event based on history, data, and personal experiences and professional judgments.
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You'll need greater accuracy if you are trying to forecast daily or weekly data than if you are forecasting monthly or quarterly.
Moreover, say the researchers, the forecasting scheme can't help every year.
In the last five years, some research groups have explosed a strategy called ensemble forecasting to help gauge the reliability of model-based forecasts.