Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Missouri River Basin - December 2023
Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Missouri River Basin for September–November 2023. Dated December 2023.
Warmer temperatures dominated the region, with cooler temperatures arriving for short periods at the end of October and November. Minimum temperatures were well above normal throughout the entire region this fall. After above-normal precipitation in September and October in parts of the basin, conditions dried out significantly in November.
NOAA’s Regional Climate Services Program creates 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 U.S. Drought Portal.