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Summer Surges Ahead in a Hot, Dry July

After a cool June, hot weather arrived in July, while generally limited precipitation saw Abnormally Dry conditions return in North Carolina — but for how long? A Month of Melting...

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...

The Heat Backed Off and Rain Picked Up in October

October began with hundred-degree heat, but a mid-month pattern change brought some relief from the heat and widespread rainfall that led to drought improvement. Record...

A Hot, Dry September Sees Drought’s Rapid Return

The calendar says it’s fall but it still feels like summer. Our September temperatures were warm, our precipitation was generally light after Hurricane Dorian, and...

A Hot, Dry May Sees Drought Return

Sizzling summer temperatures and widespread dry weather made for a scorching May that saw drought emerge in a potentially unlikely area. The Heat is On...

May Was Hot and Humid with Heavy Rains

Between torrential flood-causing rainfall and warm, humid weather, it was an active and often uncomfortable May weather-wise. Our latest climate summary takes a look at...