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Mar 2022 Seasonal Forecasts | CLIMAS

 SW Climate Outlook

Mar 2022 Seasonal Forecasts

Mar 2022 Seasonal Forecasts

Precipitation Forecasts: The IRI outlook calls for increased chances of below-normal precipitation across the southwestern U.S. and northern Mexico (Fig. 7a). The CPC outlook calls for increased chances of below-normal precipitation across much of the Southwest, save for a swath that includes southern Arizona and California (Fig. 8a).

Temperature Forecasts: The IRI outlook calls for increased chances of above-normal temperatures in the southwestern U.S. and northern Mexico (Fig. 7b). The CPC outlook calls for increased chance of above-normal temperatures across most of the Southwest (Fig. 8b).


Online Resources

  • Figure 7 - Intl. Research Institute for Climate and Society - iri.columbia.edu
  • Figure 8 - NOAA Climate Prediction Center - cpc.ncep.noaa.gov