Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Gulf of Maine Region - March 2023
Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Gulf of Maine Region for December 2022–February 2023. Dated March 2023.
Winter (averaged over December, January, and February) was up to 4°C (7°F) warmer than normal, with multiple sites having one of their five-warmest winters on record. Winter precipitation (accumulated from December to February) ranged from near normal to 150% of normal.
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.