Lake Junaluska

North Carolina Climate

June Dry in the West, Wet in the East

Seasonal temperatures, but not extreme heat, arrived in June, while we saw big contrasts in precipitation across the state. Click any underlined heading... (Read more)

Rapid Reaction: Drought Returns to NC Mountains

The US Drought Monitor, with input from the North Carolina Drought Management Advisory Council, has re-introduced drought conditions to far western parts... (Read more)

NC Extremes: 2007's Drought Emerged Quickly, Affected Millions in NC

This post is part of our year-long series about North Carolina's weather extremes. In some of the extreme weather events we've covered this year, there... (Read more)

Summer Projects: Evaluating a New Drought Dataset for NC

This post is part of a series highlighting the summer projects from our office's student research assistants. The author, Brandon Black, is a rising junior... (Read more)

Summer Projects: Behind the Scenes of Drought Measurement

This post is part of a series highlighting the summer projects from our office's student research assistants. The author, Jessica Miller, recently entered... (Read more)

1 2 3 4 »

Search the Blog

Subscribe to the Blog
You can sign up to receive notifications when new blogs are published. We won't share your e-mail address with anyone else.
Your e-mail:
Type it again:
Your name:
What best describes your affiliation?
Please type the characters you see in the box above:
Looking for older news items? You can find them on our Newsletters page.