Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Western Region - June 2021
Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Western Region for March - May 2021. Dated June 2021.
Temperatures were slightly above average in the Four Corners region and the throughout California, western Oregon, central Washington, and the Idaho Panhandle. Near-average to slightly below average temperatures occurred in the Intermountain West and Rocky Mountains. Below average precipitation was observed in the western two-thirds of the West. Near average to slightly above average precipitation occurred in western Montana, western Wyoming, eastern New Mexico, and east of the Colorado Rockies.
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.