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A photo of lightning damage to a roadway in Oakboro, NC

A Warm, Wet July Extends Our Steamy Summer

The heat held on in July, joined by locally heavy rainfall that improved drought conditions. We also review recent weather using the new Almanac feature...
The July 2021 temperature summary infographic, highlighting the monthly average temperature, departure from normal, and comparison to historical and recent years

Amid a Subdued Summer, Elsa Adds More Rain in July

Summer heat remained scarce in North Carolina last month, while Elsa headlined a wet pattern across the Coastal Plain. Following Elsa, we look at where...

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...

July’s Dry Start Gives Way to a Wet Finish

It was a Jekyll and Hyde weather month in North Carolina as we switched weather patterns midway through July. Our latest climate summary has a...

The State Bakes During a Warm, Dry July

July featured the hottest weather of the year and a widespread lack of rainfall that helped Abnormally Dry conditions emerge for the first time in...

Persistent Heat Makes For a Sizzling July

Above-normal temperatures were a mainstay during the past month, leading to one of North Carolina’s warmest Julys on record. The Heat Hangs On All Month...
July 2015 Infographic

Summer Heat Hangs On in a Dry July

As we crossed the midpoint of summer, hot and dry conditions again prevailed in July. Above-Normal Temperatures Persist For the fifth consecutive month, the statewide...

Mild Weather, Arthur Headline July 2014 in NC

Overall, July in North Carolina was cooler than normal with a mix of dry and wet spots, including parts of the coast that were visited...