The 2018 Annual Climate Trends and Impacts Summary for the Great Lakes Basin provides an overview of the climate trends and impacts in the basin for the year, including:
- Information on the past year’s climate trends in the Great Lakes Basin – how ‘normal’ the climate and lake levels were;
- A summary of some of the major climatic events; and,
- A summary of relevant new climate research and activities.
The Summary provides a longer term trend analysis and compilation of the existing Great Lakes Quarterly Climate Summaries. It is intended for use by managers and practitioners at federal, state, provincial, regional, and local scales, as well as for stakeholders and the general public.