Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Pacific Region - December 2022
Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Pacific Region for September–November 2022. Dated December 2022.
For the September–November period, precipitation was near-to-above normal in Palau, Guam, Saipan, American Samoa, and areas of both FSM (Chuuk, Kosrae, Pohnpei) and the Republic of the MarshalI Islands (RMI; Kwajalein, Majuro). Conversely, below-normal rainfall was observed in areas of the central and southern FSM (Lukunor, Kapingamarangi) as well as across much of the Hawaiian Islands.
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.