On average, the last week in July is the warmest and driest week of the year over much of the PNW. In 2022, it is poised to bring the hottest temperatures to much of the region since the historic heat wave of June 2021. Our global weather models, a true triumph of modern technology, have
Meteorological spring (March-April-May) has come to an end, and it will go down as one of the coldest springs on record in Washington State. It also snaps a 10 year streak of springs falling in to the near-normal or above-normal category. A top-5 coldest spring in many locations Overall, spring 2022 was the 4th coldest
April 1 is traditionally considered the milestone date for evaluating winter rainfall and snowpack across the western US. Unfortunately, the winter of 2021-22 did little to relieve the drought that was already widespread across the western US prior to rainy season. The latest US drought monitor continues to show severe drought conditions (D2-D4) across 75%
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