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1. The August contiguous U.S. temperature was 74.7°F, 2.6°F above the 20thcentury average and ranked third-warmest August on record. 2. An unusually strong ridge of high pressure during mid-August across the western contiguous U.S. drove the record heat seen across much of the Southwest. 3. Above- to much-above-average August temperatures were observed across all but an area from the central Plains to the Ohio Valley with widespread record warmth across the western U.S. California, Nevada, Ar...
1. The August precipitation total for the contiguous U.S. was 2.35 inches, 0.27 inch below average ranking in the driest third of the 126-year period of record. 2. Above-average precipitation was observed from the central Gulf Coast to the mid-Atlantic and across portions of the Great Lakes and Northeast as well as coastal California. Maryland ranked fifth wettest on record for August while Virginiaranked seventh wettest. 3. Below-average precipitation stretched from the Southwest to the Midw...
1. Hurricane Isaias made landfall on August 4 at Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, and accelerated up the East Coast, resulting in widespread damage and power outages across New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. 2. On August 10, a derecho, or line of severe weather, raced 700 miles across the central U.S. from Iowa to Ohio and brought significant damage to crops and infrastructure with reports of widespread winds more than 100 mph. 3. In August, tropical storms Josephine and Kyle as well as...
1. During meteorological summer(June-August), the average temperature for the Lower 48 was 73.6°F, 2.2°F above average, ranking fourth warmest in the historical record. 2. Above- to much-above-average summer temperatures spanned most of the Lower 48 with pockets of near-average and below-average temperatures observed in the Lower Mississippi Valley. Arizona, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusettseach reported their warmest June-August on record. Eleven additional states had a top-5 warme...
1. The summer precipitation totalwas 7.99 inches, 0.33 inch below average, ranking in the driest third of the historical record. 2. Above-average precipitation was observed in parts of the Northwest, the Great Lakes and from the lower Mississippi River Valley to the mid-Atlantic. Virginiahad its 10th-wettest summer on record. 3. Below-average precipitation was observed across much of the West, Rockies, Deep South and from portions of the central Plains to the Northeast. Arizonahad its driest...
1. The U.S. Climate Extremes Index (USCEI)for summer was 31 percent above average and ranked in the upper third of the 111-year period of record. On a national scale, elevated extremes in warm maximum and minimum temperatures as well as wet PDSI were the main contributors to this above-average value. The USCEI is an index that tracks extremes (falling in the upper or lower 10 percent of the record) in temperature, precipitation and drought across the contiguous United States.
1. For the year-to-date, the national temperaturewas 56.3°F, 2.4°F above average, ranking seventh warmest in the historical record. 2. Above- to much-above-average year-to-date temperatures were observed across nearly the entire Lower 48. The year-to-date average temperature for Floridaranked warmest on record with 2019 and 2017 ranking second and third warmest, respectively. Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey and Rhode Island ranked second warmest for this January-August period. 3. Year-to-date...
1. The year-to-date precipitation totalfor the Lower 48 was 21.64 inches, 0.93 inch above average, ranking in the wettest one-third of the record. Five of the first six months of 2020 were wet, contributing to the record wet accumulation for January-August. 2. Above- to much-above-average January-August precipitation occurred in portions of the Northwest and from the Great Lakes to the Gulf Coast and from the central Plains to the mid-Atlantic region. Tennessee and Virginia ranked second wett...
1. The USCEI for the year-to-date was 59 percent above average and ranked 10thhighest in the 111-year period of record. Extremes in warm maximum and minimum temperatures, record wet PDSI and the number of days with precipitation contributed to this elevated value.
These regional summaries were provided by the six Regional Climate Centers and reflect conditions in their respective regions. These six regions differ spatially from the nine climatic regions of the National Centers for Environmental Information.
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