Predicting vs Forecasting - What's the difference?

predicting | forecasting |


As verbs the difference between predicting and forecasting

is that predicting is while forecasting is .

As a noun forecasting is

a forecast or prediction.

predicting

English

Verb

(head)
  • :2000 , , (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire) , xiii.
  • ::Professor Trelawney kept predicting Harry’s death, which he found extremely annoying.
  • forecasting

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A forecast or prediction.
  • * 1852 , The Dublin University Magazine (page 66)
  • There were sneers, and scoffs, and inuendoes of some; prophecies of failure in a hundred ways; forecastings of non-completion, forecastings of swift dissolution and crashing ruin