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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...

A Warm December Wraps Up a Record Warm Year

December was a month of mostly warm temperatures and fairly wet weather. It also put 2019 on top of the rankings for North Carolina’s warmest...

A Drenched December Caps a Record Wet Year

Precipitation continued to be the main story in North Carolina’s weather, including a record wet December that — despite a substantial wintry event early in...

December Sees Record-Setting Warmth, Wet Weather

Unseasonably warm conditions and more rain were our weather storylines in December. A Month of Un-Winterlike Warmth By all measures — average high, average low,...

December Delivers Above-Normal Temps and a Rainy Finish

December was a fairly quiet month weather-wise, with temperatures running a few degrees above normal, especially in the west, and precipitation late in the month...

December Brings a Wet End to a Wet Year

Monthly statistics for December 2013:Statewide Average Precipitation: 5.75 inches (12th wettest since 1895)Statewide Average Temperature: 44.65°F (27th warmest since 1895)* Values generated from preliminary numbers Both minimum...

A Warmer, Wetter Start to Winter in December

December brought welcome precipitation and relatively warm temperatures to North Carolina. Let’s review precipitation patterns first. Western and eastern parts of the state did quite...