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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)