Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

March so far much warmer and drier than normal

It’s halfway through March, so let’s look at the climate so far this month.  The temperature across the Southeast is much above normal, which is no surprise if you have been basking in the unusually warm temperatures this week.  The area that is most above normal is the northern part…
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Is this “The Year without a Winter?”

NOAA released their winter climate statistics yesterday.  They showed that for the lower 48 states, this past December through February was the warmest since records began in 1895.  The exceptionally warm December really boosted the temperatures this season.  It was Alaska’s second warmest winter, with averages more than 10 degrees above…
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