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Georgia wet in the west, dry in the east in August 2018

Rain across the western half of Georgia brought above-normal rainfall to that region of the state in August 2018. The high humidity associated with the rainfall allowed clouds to keep daytime temperatures low, while nighttime temperatures were a little above normal, resulting in average temperatures that were generally near normal…
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End of summer preliminary statistics

Since today is the last day of August and of summer 2018, I thought I would take a quick preliminary look at the climate of the past three months. As you can see from the High Plains Regional Climate Center maps below, in August temperatures were variable across the region,…
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NOAA: July 2018 was 11th warmest on record

NOAA has just released their monthly climate summary for July 2018. It shows that for the contiguous 48 states, this July was tied with 1998 for the 11th warmest. Most of the Southeast, however, was near to slightly below normal except for Florida. Precipitation was near the long-term average, with…
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