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Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Missouri River Basin March – May 2017. Dated June 2017. 

Overall, it was a warm spring with each state in the above to much above average range. Colorado and Wyoming were ranked highest in the region as the 8th warmest on record. Spring precipitation was varied with Missouri and Kansas ranking as the top 4th and 5th wettest, respectively, and North Dakota ranking as the 9th driest.

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 at

NOAA/NIDIS, Natalie Umphlett
June 20, 2017