March 2021 review and April (spring) outlook NB

Submitted by admin on Sun, 2021/04/04 - 10:20

March’s temperature anomaly was above normal (+1.0ºC) while the precipitation anomaly was below normal (79%) in comparison with the 30-year climate normal (1981-2010) for the province.  Climate extreme for the month: A period of six consecutive days of daily maximum temperature records from March 21-26th produced our first 20ºC day or warmer (in St. Stephen on the 22nd) for 2021.

See all the details in the attached final report for March and an outlook for April 2021.

Jill Maepea, Warning Preparedness Meteorologist / Client Service Operations Atlantic, Environment and Climate Change Canada / Government of Canada