Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Significant decrease in drought in Georgia, South Carolina

Heavy rainfall over the last week has put a significant dent in severe drought conditions in Georgia and South Carolina, reducing it by half. Other categories of drought and dry conditions were also reduced in those states. No change was seen in North Carolina, Virginia and Alabama. Southern Florida missed…
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Minimum temperatures are rising faster than maximum temperatures

A new study published recently by the Royal Meteorological Society has confirmed what climatologists have known for quite a while–minimum temperatures (which are usually observed around sunrise) are rising faster over time than maximum (daytime) temperatures. One of the results of this is that the daily temperature range between max…
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