North Carolina Climate

CoCoRaHS Condition Monitoring Reports Add a Narrative to the Numbers

After the emergence of warm, dry weather last month, you might have been more likely to have pollen or dust coating the bottom of your rain gauge than... (Read more)

Winter Recap 2016-17: Warm, Dry Weather Dominates

As we pass the midway point of March, if you're left wondering "where was winter?!", you're not alone. A heavy dose of mild weather since mid-January... (Read more)

Extreme Events from the Past Year, as Told by CoCoRaHS Reports

North Carolina had some impactful weather events over the past 12 months, from intense summer storms to powerful tropical systems along the coast to a... (Read more)

Rapid Reaction: An Unusual Event for NC Drought Monitoring

It's a tradition so well-established that you might not even know it happens. Every Thursday morning, the US Drought Monitor's weekly assessment of conditions... (Read more)

Spring Springs Early in a Warm, Dry February

Distinctly un-winter-like weather settled in last month, leading to near-record warm and dry conditions. Click any underlined heading in the graphic to... (Read more)

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