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NOAA: February 2018 was the 6th wettest for the US, in warmest 1/3 of years

The latest monthly and seasonal climate summary for the US was released by NOAA today. You can read about it at  During February, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 35.4°F, 1.6°F above the 20th century average. This ranked among the warmest third of the 124-year period of record. The February precipitation total for the contiguous U.S….
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Outlook for the 2018 growing season

Here is my latest short article on the climate outlook for the 2018 growing season, to be published in UGA’s Peanut Pointers newsletter later this week: In spite of what seemed like very cold temperatures over the winter, the April-like temperatures we experienced across the Southeast in February have left…
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