North Carolina Climate

Five Burning Questions about the Second Half of 2017

We're halfway through 2017, which means winter and spring are history and we're at roughly the midway point of the summer. As we look ahead to the rest... (Read more)

Extreme Heat Stays Away to Start the Summer

After a hot, wet spring, June was a bit cooler and slightly drier across much of the state. Click any underlined heading in the graphic to read more about... (Read more)

May Showers Seal a Wet Spring, but What Will Summer Bring?

Last month's rains washed away any lingering drought in North Carolina and topped off the rain gauges in a particularly wet spring. Click any underlined... (Read more)

Remembering the Surprise Spring Snow in May 1992

By early May, even North Carolina's Mountains have usually escaped winter's grasp. Ski resorts have closed, pastures are greening up, and spring's final... (Read more)

April Showers Bring Flooding and Drought Relief

We're still cooling off and wringing out after one of our warmest and wettest Aprils on record. Click any underlined heading in the graphic to read more... (Read more)

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