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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....

Summer Sputters to a Start in a Cool, Cloudy June

June continued our late-spring cooler pattern with wet conditions in parts of the state. At the halfway point in 2020, we also check the year-to-date temperature and precipitation rankings. Cool Temperatures...

June Sees Sizzling Summer Heat Stick Around

Mother Nature turned up the thermostat last month, giving us a particularly steamy start to the summer. Our latest climate summary takes a look at...

Extreme Heat Stays Away to Start the Summer

After a hot, wet spring, June was a bit cooler and slightly drier across much of the state. Below-Average Afternoon Highs Drive a Cool Month...

June Dry in the West, Wet in the East

Seasonal temperatures, but not extreme heat, arrived in June, while we saw big contrasts in precipitation across the state. Temperatures Warm, But Extreme Heat Stays...

A Warm Start to Summer in June 2014

In North Carolina, June followed in the footsteps of May, which was warmer than normal and relatively quiet as far as severe weather goes. Warmest...

A Stormy June Sees Heavy Rain and Flooding

Monthly statistics for June 2013:Statewide Average Precipitation: 8.86 inches (2nd wettest since 1895)Statewide Average Temperature: 73.8 (59th coolest since 1895)* Values generated from preliminary numbers Temperatures Mostly...