Gulf of Maine Significant Events and Climate Overview: June – August 2016

Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook recently published Significant Events, Climate Overview and Regional Impacts for June – August 2016, and Regional Outlooks for autumn 2016. Parts of the region saw well below normal precipitation this summer. Five Nova Scotia sites had their second driest June on record. Boston, MA and three sites in southwestern Nova Scotia, including Yarmouth, had their driest summers on record. The lack of rain contributed to drought conditions across the region. Read the entire report (PDF).