Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Contiguous U.S. surpasses wettest 12-month period on record for third time this year

NOAA released their US climate summary for June 2019 today. It shows that June and the year to date average temperature were both near normal in temperature for the contiguous US. Precipitation in June was in the wettest third of all years but not record-setting. The January through June period was 3.74 inches above normal, the highest in the 125 years of historical data. And the July 2018-June 2019 was almost 8 inches above normal, the wettest on record, breaking records set at the end of April and May. You can read more at https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/news/national-climate-201906.