Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

NOAA: Wettest winter on record for the US

The latest monthly climate summary for the US was released by NOAA today. It shows that for the lower 48 states, this was the wettest December through February period on record (going back to 1895). Most of the country was wetter than normal, with only a small part of the…
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Warm February 2019 brings out Georgia flowers

Warmer than normal temperatures covered Georgia again in February 2019, with values ranging from five to nine degrees F above average.  Heavy rainfall covered the northern quarter of the state, while precipitation two to four inches less than normal covered the rest of the state. In Atlanta, the monthly average…
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Another hot February nears its conclusion

With just a couple of days to go, the temperature departures for this month are showing that we just experienced another warmer than normal February. The result of the warm weather is that plants are once again blooming ahead of schedule, potentially setting us up for another bad March if…
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