Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Gulf of Maine Region - March 2021
Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Gulf of Maine Region for December 2020 – February 2021. Dated March 2021.
Winter was up to 5°C (9°F) warmer than normal. Winter precipitation ranged from 50% of normal to 150% of normal. Sea surface temperatures over the entire Gulf of Maine were strongly above normal for the winter season.
NOAA’s Regional Climate Services Program 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.