Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Mid-Atlantic Region - September 2021
Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Mid-Atlantic Region for June - August 2021. Dated September 2021.
The majority of the Mid-Atlantic experienced temperatures 1-2 degrees Fahrenheit (F) above normal and some sites had among one of their warmest summers on record. The Mid-Atlantic saw generally above normal precipitation, notably in southern New York and northern Pennsylvania, while some areas in Maryland, Virginia, and the panhandle of West Virginia experienced below 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 Drought Portal.