Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Western Region - June 2023
Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Western Region for March–May 2023. Dated June 2023.
Temperatures were generally cool to cold west-wide, with notable cold anomalies along the California coast and in the interior Intermountain West. With few exceptions, spring was wetter than normal in the western U.S., largely owing to a wet March.
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.