Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Western Region - September 2021
Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Western Region for June - August 2021. Dated September 2021.
Temperatures were well above average across nearly the entire west and were record breaking in some cases. Over 89% of the western U.S. is in drought, with 54% in extreme to exceptional drought.
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.