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North Carolina Climate

June Sees Sizzling Heat, Emerging Drought, and Damaging StormsNEW

Was June hot enough for you? Temperatures hit the 90s and 100s across the state last month, with dry conditions in the west and storms in the east. The... (Read more)

Rapid Reaction: The Return of DroughtNEW

If you caught the news this morning, you may have heard about the appearance of drought in North Carolina for the first time in over two years! With other... (Read more)

NC Extremes: NC Pocosins a Hotspot for Large Wildfires

This post is part of our year-long series about North Carolina's weather extremes. Extreme weather conditions such as drought and high winds can provide... (Read more)

Pluto Climate Summary: An Ice Storm on the Way?

Rather than covering developments in North Carolina's climate, in this post, we're looking a bit farther away. Specifically, more than three billion miles... (Read more)

Weather and Fossils Collide at the Aurora Fossil Festival

655 sharks teeth in a CoCoRaHS gauge! Part of the mission of the State Climate Office is to increase public awareness of variations in North Carolina's... (Read more)

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