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Southwest Climate Outlook May 2020 - Climate Summary

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Monthly Precipitation and Temperature: April precipitation ranged between below average and above average in most of Arizona and between much below average and average in most of New Mexico (Fig. 1a). April temperatures were above average in most of Arizona and much of New Mexico (Fig. 1b). The daily average temperature anomalies for Apr 1 – May 20 (Fig. 2) highlight the fluctuations at select stations around the region.(Read More)

Southwest Climate Outlook April 2020 - Climate Summary

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Monthly Precipitation and Temperature: March precipitation ranged between average and record wettest in Arizona and between below average and record wettest in New Mexico (Fig. 1a). March temperatures were average to much above average in Arizona and above average to much above average in New Mexico (Fig. 1b). The daily average temperature anomalies for Mar 1 – Apr 14 (Fig. 2) highlight the fluctuations at select stations around the region.(Read More)

Southwest Climate Outlook March 2020 - Climate Summary

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Monthly Precipitation and Temperature: February precipitation ranged from below average to much below average in Arizona and New Mexico (Fig. 1a), while February temperatures were average to above-average across nearly all of Arizona and New Mexico (Fig. 1b). The daily average temperature anomalies for Feb 1 – Mar 18 (Fig. 2) highlight the fluctuations at select stations around the region. (Read More

Southwest Climate Outlook February 2020 - Climate Summary

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Monthly Precipitation and Temperature: January precipitation ranged from average to much below average in most of Arizona, while New Mexico was mostly average, but included areas that ranged from below average to above average (Fig. 1a). January temperatures were above average across nearly all of Arizona and New Mexico (Fig. 1b). The daily average temperature anomalies for Jan 1 – Feb 17 (Fig. 1b) highlight the fluctuations at select stations around the region. Particularly notable was the cold snap in early February. (Read More)

 

Southwest Climate Outlook January 2020 - Climate Summary

Friday, January 31, 2020

Monthly Precipitation and Temperature: December precipitation was average to above average in most of Arizona, while New Mexico ranged from below average to above average (Fig. 1a). December temperatures were average to above average in Arizona and above average to much above average in New Mexico (Fig. 1b). Daily average temperature anomalies for Dec 1 – Jan 15 (Fig. 2) highlight the fluctuations at select stations around the region. Positive anomalies reflect above average daily temperatures, while negative anomalies reflect below average daily temperatures. The histograms show the frequency of the anomalies for each location. (Read More)

 

 

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