Above-Normal Temperatures Overcome Spotty Precipitation in Most of the Region.
For more details, see the Northeast Drought Early Warning System Dashboard.
- Severe Drought (D2) expanded in Maine and New Hampshire
- Moderate Drought (D1) expanded westward in Vermont.
- Moderate Drought (D1) and Abnormally Dry Conditions (D0) held on in northern and western New York.
7-Day Average Streamflows
Streamflows are below average across much of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and western Connecticut, Massachusetts, and areas in New York. Some waterways in Maine are setting daily low streamflow records.
Annual Precipitation Departure from Normal
June 30 High Temperature Anomalies
- Portland, Maine, reached a high of 95°F. The site recorded three consecutive days of 95°F or higher for the first time in June, tying its all-time streak.
- Boston, Massachusetts, had a high of 100°F, tying as the site’s hottest June day on record. The most recent occurrence was in 1952.
- LaGuardia Airport, New York, recorded a high of 100°F for only the fourth time in June on record, tying as the site’s third hottest June day.
- Concord, New Hampshire had 9 days above 90°F this June, breaking the record of 8 days set in 1997.
- Maine Water District Bans Outdoor Water Use Due to Drought
- Vermont Fire Concerns
- Impacts to New York Crops
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- The 8-14 day outlook indicates above-normal temperatures for the region. Above-normal precipitation is favored for western Massachusetts and Connecticut and much of New York. Normal precipitation is favored for the rest of the region.
- The 3-4 week outlook favors above-normal temperatures across the Northeast and equal precipitation chances for the region.
Temperature Outlook 8-14 Day
Precipitation Outlook 8-14 Day
Temperature Outlook Week 3-4
Precipitation Outlook Week 3-4
- Northeast DEWS Dashboard
- NOAA Regional Climate Services
- Your local National Weather Service office
- NOAA Regional Climate Services Monthly Webinar Series (next webinar is on July 29)
- USDA Northeast Climate Hub
- USGS New England and New York Water Science Centers
Contacts for More Information
Regional Drought Information Coordinator (Northeast DEWS)
NOAA/CIRES/National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS)
Ellen L. Mecray
Regional Climate Services Director, Eastern Region
NOAA/NESDIS/National Centers for Environmental Information
NOAA/National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS)
Samantha Borisoff, Jessica Spaccio, Keith Eggleston, Art DeGaetano
Northeast Regional Climate Center
Regional Climate Services Director, Eastern Region, NOAA
David Hollinger and Maria Janowiak
USDA Climate Hubs
USGS/New England Water Science Center
In partnership with National Weather Service Offices of the Northeast and State Climate Offices of the Northeast.