Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Mid-Atlantic Region - December 2023
Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Mid-Atlantic Region for September–November 2023. Dated December 2023.
Average temperatures for this fall season were 0–2 degrees above normal for the majority of the region. This is similar to observed average temperatures from spring 2021 through fall 2022. The region largely experienced drier than normal conditions, with some areas in Virginia experiencing 25%–50% of normal precipitation.
NOAA’s Mid-Atlantic RISA Team (MARISA) created this outlook in partnership with NOAA’s Regional Climate Services Program 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 U.S. Drought Portal.