Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for Alaska and Northwestern Canada - December 2020
Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for Alaska and Northwestern Canada for September – November 2020; outlook for January – March 2021. Dated December 2020.
A strong storm moved from the northwest Bering Sea, across Chukotka and into the southwest Chukchi Sea November 5 to 7. The storm brought snow and rain to St. Lawrence Island, the Bering Strait and most of the Seward Peninsula. Heavy snow also fell over parts of Interior Alaska on November 5-7 from the same storm system.
NOAA’s Regional Climate Services Program and partners created these Climate Outlooks to inform the public about recent climate impacts within their respective regions. Each regional report contains easy-to-understand language, and anyone can access them through the Drought Portal.