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Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Southeast Region - December 2022

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Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Southeast Region for September–November 2022. Dated December 2022.

Temperatures this autumn were below average across the western half of the Southeast, particularly in central and southern parts of Alabama. Conversely, temperatures were above average across eastern and southern portions of the region, particularly the Florida Peninsula. Precipitation was below average across the Southeast, except in places affected by tropical cyclones. The driest locations were found across the Florida Panhandle, southern Alabama and Georgia, and eastern North Carolina and Virginia. The wettest locations were found across the Florida Peninsula and western portions of the Carolinas and Virginia. Precipitation was above average across Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

NOAA’s Regional Climate Services Program created 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 Drought Portal.

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December 2022 Climate Impacts and Outlook report.
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