Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

NOAA: November 2018 was cooler and wetter than normal across the US

The latest monthly climate summary from NOAA was released this week. It shows that November was 1.6 degrees F colder than average, making it the 3rd coldest November on record. The precipitation average for the continental US was 0.41 inches above normal, which puts it in the top third of all years. The Southeast was also wetter than normal, but temperatures were split between Florida and the rest of the region. For fall and for the year to date, the Southeast continues to be warmer than normal but precipitation is more variable across the region. You can read more information at https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/news/national-climate-201811.