Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Southern Region - June 2023
Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Southern Region for March–May 2023. Dated June 2023.
Spring temperatures were near normal across much of the Southern Region, with most stations averaging 1°F below to 1°F above normal. Along the Gulf Coast, temperatures at many stations were 1°F to 3°F above normal. Below-normal precipitation was common in central Oklahoma, northeastern Texas, the area north and west of San Antonio, far west Texas, eastern Tennessee, and much of Louisiana, with many stations receiving 25% to 70% of normal precipitation.
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 Drought Portal.