A photo of fall colors along the road in Macon County

Fall colors line the roadway in Macon County leading to Wine Spring Mountain. (Photo by L.B. LaForce from October 26, 2022)

From The Mountains To The Outer Banks

The North Carolina State Climate Office serves as the primary scientific extension resource for weather and climate science for the state of North Carolina. The office achieves its mission through climate science monitoring, education, extension, and research.

Weather Station


Our office hosts the North Carolina Environment and Climate Observing Network (ECONet). Learn more about the 44-site network here.

Field Trip


Learn about our state’s unique climate and weather and browse classroom-ready lessons and activities.

ECONet Station

Data + Products

Explore North Carolina’s climate, and access climate data and climate-smart decision support tools with our suite of products.

Research Station


Our office conducts original research on many aspects of North Carolina’s climate and weather. Learn more here.

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