Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

2017 warmest year on record for Georgia and the Carolinas

According to the annual climate summary released this week by NOAA, it was the warmest year on record for Arizona, Georgia (tied with 2016), New Mexico, and North and South Carolina. 2017 was also the 20th wettest year on record for the nation, and the fifth consecutive year with above-average precipitation, according to the report. You can find more information at