National Weather Service Climate Report
By Kristin Forbis, Sep 16, 2021
National Weather Service reports that September 1st marked the beginning of Meteorological Fall and the conclusion of Meteorological Summer, which was observed from June 1st to August 31st. The 2021 Summer season was either drier or wetter than normal depending on where you were across eastern Utah and western Colorado, as 4 out of 10 of the automated stations at airports across the area ended the season with below normal precipitation, 5 with above normal precipitation, and one with normal precipitation. In spots that received above normal precipitation, some improvement to the ongoing drought was observed. The summer season was warmer than normal with average temperatures ranging from 1 to 3 degrees above normal.