January 2021 review and February (winter/spring) outlook NB

Submitted by admin on Mon, 2021/02/01 - 18:54

January 2021 was very warm and very dry.

January temperature and precipitation anomalies were much above and below normal respectively  (+4.6 C and 44%) in comparison with the 30-year climate normal (1981-2010) for the province. 

Climate extreme for the month: All sites recorded their top 8th warmest January’s ever, yet no daily maximum temperature records were broken

See all the details in the attached final report for January and an outlook for February 2021 from Jill Maepea, Warning Preparedness Meteorologist / Client Service Operations Atlantic, Environment and Climate Change Canada / Government of Canada.