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The June 2021 precipitation summary infographic, highlighting the monthly average temperature, departure from normal, and comparison to historical and recent years

Rainfall Extremes in June Jumble the State Drought Map

While the rain reigned in eastern North Carolina last month, the western Piedmont stayed dry and has seen a degradation on the state drought map....

An Extreme, Unusual 2020: the Weather Year in Review

The unprecedented aspects of 2020 included our climate in North Carolina, which the statistics show was an extreme year in our modern history. According to...

Join Us for Climate-Conscious NC!

Happy August! For those of you that don’t know me yet, my name is Kathie Dello and I’m the State Climatologist and Director of the...

Q&A: Our Record Warmest Year in 2019

Those warm days in late December when temperatures touched the 70s didn’t just make you pull out the sandals for holiday break. They also helped...

A Decade in Review: The 2010s

Over the next two weeks, we’ll close out this year and decade with a look back at how the 2010s played out weather-wise in North...