Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Pacific Region - June 2022
Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Pacific Region for March–May 2022. Dated June 2022.
For the March–May period, precipitation was above normal in Palau, Saipan, northern areas of FSM (Chuuk, Kosrae, Yap), and in portions of RMI (Kwajalein, Majuro). Conversely, below-normal rainfall was observed in southern FSM (Kapingamarangi), American Samoa, and across much of the Hawaiian Islands (March–April) except for windward areas of the Island of Hawaiʻi where above-normal rainfall for April and May was observed.
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.