Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Mid-Atlantic Region - June 2021
Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Mid-Atlantic Region for March - May 2021. Dated June 2021.
Temperatures were above normal across the Mid-Atlantic, with much of the region experiencing temperatures up to 0–2 degrees Fahrenheit above normal and some locations in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New York experiencing some of their warmest spring months on record. It was generally dry across the region, with much of Virginia experiencing 50–75% of normal rainfall. Only a small portion of the watershed, primarily in southern New York, experienced above normal (100–125%) 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 Drought Portal.