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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...

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...

Florence-Soaked September Was Warm and Wet in NC

Hurricane Florence’s impacts on North Carolina were our main weather stories in September. This climate summary looks at the heavy rainfall, an early damage assessment,...

After Irma, Dry Weather Dominates in September

Our latest climate summary takes a focused look at the recent dry conditions across much of the state. Despite increasing activity in the tropics last...

September Starts Warm and Gets a Soggy Send-Off

September began with a final taste of summer and ended with soaking rains and the first signs of fall. Summer Heat Spills Into Early September...

September Sees Summer’s Last Surge and A Taste of Fall

September started with summer-like warmth and finished with a fall-like pattern and the first signs of changing leaves. Roller Coaster Temperatures in NC After an...

Dryness Creeps Back in During September

Monthly statistics for September 2013:Statewide Average Precipitation: 3.00 inches (36th driest since 1895)Statewide Average Temperature: 69.1 degrees (42nd coolest since 1895)* Values generated from preliminary numbers Cool...