Latest Temperature, Precipitation, and Drought Outlooks

The latest monthly, seasonal, and drought outlooks have been issued by the Climate Prediction Center on Thursday, June 21. Monthly and seasonal (3 month) outlooks are issued on the third Thursday of every month for the following month and season. Drought outlooks are updated at the beginning of each month and with the issuance of the monthly and seasonal outlooks. Additional information including the 6-10 day and 8-14 day outlooks can be found on the Climate Prediction Center website.

Monthly Outlooks: July
Temperature
Precipitation
During July, there are equal chances for warmer than normal, near normal, and below normal temperatures for much of North Dakota. The southwest is favored for warmer than normal temperatures. Also, there are equal chances for wetter than normal, near normal, and drier than normal conditions for North Dakota.
Seasonal Outlooks: July - September
Temperature
Precipitation

For the seasonal period of June through August, there are equal chances for warmer than normal, near normal, and below normal temperatures for much of North Dakota. The southwest is favored for above normal tempeature. Also, there are equal chances for wetter than normal, near normal, and drier than normal conditoins for North Dakota.

Drought Conditions and Outlook
Current Conditions: June 19
Outlook: June 21 - September 30

As of June 19, drier than normal conditions were observed for parts of North Dakota with moderate drought conditions observed across the southwest and northeast. Some improvement in drought conditions is expected in the latest U.S. Seasonal Drought Outlook valid through September 30.


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