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Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Northeast Region for June – August 2020. Dated September 2020.
The Northeast had its third hottest summer at 2.4°F above normal. It was record hot for four states and among the four hottest for seven states. The Northeast saw 92% of normal summer precipitation, ranking in the middle third of all years. It was among the 20 driest for five states but Maryland's 13th wettest.
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 https://www.drought.gov/drought/resources/reports.