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March 2021 Precipitation Map

Spring Blooms in March, But Winter Wetness Lingers

Our new website launches next week, and we’re using it to help illustrate a warm March that dried out in some areas but remains generally saturated after our wet winter....
Feb 2021 Precip Summary

Very Wet, Fairly Cold, but Rarely Snow This February

The jet stream pattern in February brought plenty of precipitation and some colder air into North Carolina, but that did not materialize into much snow across the state. A Soaked...

Warm, Wet December Weather Lands Short of Annual Records

With year-long temperature and precipitation records on the line, we narrowly missed both following warm and wet (but not warm and wet enough) weather in December. The initial stats...

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...

A Warm, Wet November Puts Records Within Reach

A few drenched days from the tropics’ parting shot to the Southeast amounted to a wet month in North Carolina that also featured sustained warmth. That vaulted us...

A Seasonable September Included a Soaking from Sally

Cooler weather filtered in last month as fall officially began, while wet conditions continued across much of North Carolina. Those ingredients mean our leaf colors could be unlike we’ve seen...