Climate Impacts and Outlook

The quarterly Gulf of Maine Region Climate Impacts and Outlook offers a snapshot of recent weather events and anomalies; regional weather impacts on ecosystems and economic sectors; and a forecast for the coming three months. Click on any tab in the dashboard, it will expand to show an associated selection of panes. (Click again and it will collapse). Click on any figure in a pane to view a full-sized version, and click again to reduce it.

Eastern Region

Regional - Outlook for Fall 2016

Regional - Outlook for Summer 2016

Regional - Outlook for Spring 2016

Regional - Outlook for December 2015

Regional - Outlook for September 2015

Regional - Outlook for June 2015

Regional - Outlook for March 2015

Regional - Outlook for December 2014

National - Significant Events for March-May 2014

Regional - Climate Overview for March-May 2014

Regional - Impacts for March-May 2014

Regional - Outlook for Summer 2014

Regional - Outlook for December 2014

Gulf of Maine Region

Regional - Outlook for Fall 2016

Regional - Outlook for Summer 2016

Regional - Outlook for Spring 2016

Regional - Outlook for December 2015

Regional - Outlook for September 2015

Regional - Outlook for June 2015

Regional - Outlook for March 2015

Regional - Outlook for December 2014

Gulf of Maine Significant Events - for March-May 2014

Regional - Climate Overview for March-May 2014

Regional - Impacts for March-May 2014

Regional - Outlook for Summer 2014

Regional - Outlook for December 2014

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Recent and Real-Time Data and Resources

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US Eastern Region

Temperature & Precipitation

Current Conditions

Northeast Regional Synopsis - Temperature

source: Northeast Regional Climate Center


Northeast Regional Synopsis - Precipitation

source: Northeast Regional Climate Center


Precipitation (Northeast - Daily Observation)

source: NWS Advanced Hydological...


Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment - EcoSystem Indicator Partnership

source: Gulf of Maine Council


Forecast Conditions

Northeast US Climate Summary: Average Temperature (30 day)

source: High Plains Regional Climate Center


Northeast US Climate Summary: Departure from Normal Temperature (30 day)

source: High Plains Regional Climate Center


Northeast US Climate Summary: Total Precipitation (30 day)

source: High Plains Regional Climate Center


Northeast US Climate Summary: Departure from Normal Precipitation (30 day)

source: High Plains Regional Climate Center


Northeast US Climate Summary: Percent of Normal Precipitation (30 day)

source: High Plains Regional Climate Center


Northeast US Climate Summary: Standardized Precipitation Index (30 day)

source: High Plains Regional Climate Center


Southeast US Climate Summary: Average Temperature (30 day)

source: High Plains Regional Climate Center


Southeast US Climate Summary: Departure from Normal Temperature (30 day)

source: High Plains Regional Climate Center


Southeast US Climate Summary: Total Precipitation (30 day)

source: High Plains Regional Climate Center


Southeast US Climate Summary: Departure from Normal Precipitation (30 day)

source: High Plains Regional Climate Center


Southeast US Climate Summary: Percent of Normal Precipitation (30 day)

source: High Plains Regional Climate Center


Southeast US Climate Summary: Standardized Precipitation Index (30 day)

source: High Plains Regional Climate Center


Extreme Precipitation (New York & New England

source: Northeast Regional Climate Center/Natural Resources Conservation Service


Derivative Products

Growing Degree Days Forecast (Northeast US base 50 °F)

source: Cornell University Atmospheric Science & Turf Team


Soil Temperature (Northeast US, daily)

source: Cornell University Atmospheric Science & Turf Team


Heat Stress Index (US Northeast, past week)

source: Cornell University Atmospheric Science & Turf Team


Heat Stress Forecast (Northeast US, 1-week)

source: Cornell University Atmospheric Science & Turf Team


Moisture Deficit (US northeast, preceding week)

source: Northeast Region Climate Center/Cornell University Entomology


Moisture Deficit (US northeast, season to date)

source: Northeast Region Climate Center/Cornell University Entomology


Drought & Stream Flow

Current Conditions

Northeast US Drought Monitor

source: Northeast Regional Climate Center


Middle Atlantic Precipitation Departure Maps (US)

source: NOAA NWS Middle Atlantic River Forecast Center


Accumulated Ohio Precipitation, Total Precipitation & Departure (US)

source: NOAA NWS Ohio River Forecast Center


Derivative Products

Northeast US Rivers—Month-to-Date up to Year-to-Date Precipitation

source: NOAA NWS Northeast River Forecast Ctr


Northeast US Rivers—Month-to-Date up to Year-to-Date Departures from Normal

source: NOAA NWS Northeast River Forecast Ctr


Winter Weather

Current Snowfall (Northeast US)

source: NOAA NWS Northeast River Forecast Ctr


Current Snow Depth (Northeast US)

source: NOAA NWS Northeast River Forecast Ctr


Modelled Snow Depth (Northeast US)

source: NOAA National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center


Northeast Regional Seasonal Snowfall

source: Northeast Regional Climate Center


Snowfall Index (US Regional)

source: NOAA, National Climatic Data Center


Snow Water Equivalent Map (Northeast US)

source: NOAA National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center


Ocean Conditions

Sea-surface Temperature and Water Currents (Northeast US)

source: NOAA


Northeast and Coastal Ocean Forecast System

source: Northeastern Regional Association of Coastal and Ocean Observing Systems


Northeastern US Storm Surge/Tidal Predications & Observations Maps and Data Sets

source: NOAA NWS Meteorological Development Laboratory


Northwest Atlantic Coastal Surface Currents

source: Northeastern Regional Association of Coastal and Ocean Observing Systems


Climate Central Surging Seas Viewer (Northeast US)

source: Climate Central


US National

Temperature & Precipitation

Current Conditions

Weekly Extreme Maximum Temperature (US)

source: NOAA NWS CPC


Weekly Extreme Minimum Temperature (US)

source: NOAA’s NWS CPC


Precipitation (US—daily observations)

source: NOAA NWS Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service


Precipitation (US—daily observations)

source: Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow Network


US Regional Forecast Centers (including River Forecast Centers)

source: NOAA NWS


Forecast Conditions

US Graphical Forecasts

source: NOAA NWS


US Animated Forecasts

source: NOAA NWS Weather Prediction Center


US Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts (1- through 7-day)

source: NOAA NWS Weather Prediction Center


Derivative Products

CPC Crop Moisture Index (weekly)

source: NOAA NWS Climate Prediction Center Drought Monitoring


Cosmos Soil Moisture Probes (US)

source: Cosmic-ray Soil Moisture Observing System (NSF Project)


Drought & Stream Flow

Current Conditions

Seasonal Drought Outlook (US)

source: NOAA NWS Climate Prediction Center


CPC Drought Severity Index (US)

source: NOAA NWS Climate Prediction Center


Current Streamflow (US)

source: USGS WaterWatch


Below-normal Streamflow (US, compared to historical, by day)

source: USGS WaterWatch


Flood and High Flow (US)

source: USGS WaterWatch


Forecasts and Projections

Seasonal Drought Outlook (US)

source: NOAA NWS Climate Prediction Center


Tropical Cyclones (Hurricanes) and Storms

US Hazards Outlook (3- to 14-day)

source: NOAA NWS Climate Prediction Center


Severe Weather Events (US)

source: NOAA NWS Storm Prediction Center


Convective and Thunderstorm Outlook (US)

source: NOAA NWS Storm Prediction Center


NCDC Extreme Weather and Climate Events

source: NOAA National Climatic Data Center


Experimental US Map of Potential Storm Surge Flooding

source: NOAA NWS National Hurricane Center


Historical Hurricane Tracks

source: NOAA Climate Services Center


Ocean Conditions

Sea-level Rise Viewer (US)

source: NOAA


Hurricane-induced Coastal Erosion Hazards (US)

source: USGS


Sea-level Trends (US and Canada)

source: NOAA


Sea-level Rise Tool for Sandy Recovery

source: US Global Change Research Program


Canada—Atlantic Region and National

Temperature & Precipitation

Current Conditions

Canadian Weather Radar/Radars météo au Canada Canadian Weather Radar

Source: Government of Canada/Gouvernement du Canada
http://weather.gc.ca/radar/index_e.html

Current Observations and Forecasts (Atlantic Provinces) Current Observations and Forecasts (Atlantic Provinces)

Source: AgWeather Atlantic
http://atl.agrometeo.org/

Forecast Conditions

Canada Temperature and Precipitation Forecasts

Source: Government of Canada/Gouvernement du Canada
http://weather.gc.ca/saisons/prob_e.html

Climate Information

Agriclimate Maps and Data (Canada)

Source: Agriculture Canada
http://www.agr.gc.ca/DW-GS/current-actuelles.jspx

Canadian Historical Climate Data/Données climatiques historiques au Canada Canadian Climate Data

Source: Government of Canada/Gouvernement du Canada
http://climate.weather.gc.ca/

Extreme Precipitation in Atlantic Canada Extreme Precipitation in Atlantic Canada

Source: Northeast Regional Climate Center/Environment and Climate Canada
http://atlantic-canada-precip.eas.cornell.edu/

Drought & Stream Flow

Canadian Streamflow

source: Environment Canada Water Office


Winter Weather

Canadian Ice Service—East Coast

source: Government of Canada


Ocean Conditions

Canadian Online Scientific Buoys

source: St. Lawrence Global Observatory


Canadian Oceanographic Database (Registration Required)

source: Bedford Institute of Oceanography


Canadian Wave Height Map

source: Government of Canada


Global/Oceanic

Tropical Cyclones (Hurricanes) and Storms

Atlantic Tropical Weather Outlook

source: NOAA NWS National Hurricane Center


Global Tropical Cyclone Tracks

source: climate.gov


North Atlantic Hurricane Tracking Chart (most recent annual)

source: NOAA National Climatic Data Center


Precipitation Anomalies

source: NASA Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM)


Weekly Global Rainfall

source: NASA Precipitation Measuring Mission (PMM)


Winter Weather

Daily Snow Cover

source: Rutgers University Global Snow Lab


Ocean Conditions

Atlantic Sea-surface Temperature (Reynolds Daily Loop)

source: NOAA NWS National Hurricane Center


Atlantic Sea-surface Temperature (Reynolds 7-Day Analysis)

source: NOAA NWS National Hurricane Center


Atlantic Sea-surface Temperature (Anomaly)

source: NOAA NWS National Hurricane Center


Sea-surface Temperature Anomalies—Historical to 1985

source: University of Maine Satellite Oceanography Data Lab


West Atlantic Surface Analysis

source: NOAA NWS Ocean Predication Center


West Atlantic Wind and Wave Analysis

source: NOAA NWS Ocean Predication Center


West Atlantic Currents

source: NOAA NWS Ocean Predication Center


Wave Period Atlantic Seaboard

source: NOAA NWS Ocean Predication Center


Atlantic Significant Wave Height and Peak Direction Forecast

source: NOAA NWS Environmental Modeling Center


Madden/Julian Oscillation

source: NOAA NWS Climate Prediction Center


Tropical Pacific Sea-Surface Temperatures (ENSO)

source: NOAA NWS Climate Prediction Center


NOAA/Regional Climate Services/Eastern Region
http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/rcsd/eastern
NOAA/Northeast Regional Climate Center
http://www.nrcc.cornell.edu/
Environment Canada
http://weather.gc.ca/

Regional Partners