Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

March 2015 precipitation ranks in top ten driest at some locations

The Southeast Regional Climate Center provided a map of the ranking of monthly precipitation anomalies for selected stations in the Southeast using their Perspectives tool this week.  The map is shown below.  It shows that at numerous stations around the Southeast, the monthly total precipitation in March 2015 was ranked…
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Preliminary look at March 2015

Now that March is almost over, here are the preliminary maps from the High Plains Regional Climate Center showing temperature and precipitation departures from normal.  They show that March for most of the Southeast was warmer and drier than usual.  The warmth allowed quick germination and growth of newly planted…
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Cold temperatures this morning

As predicted, freezing temperatures made it down to Macon and even farther south this morning.  The map below from the Georgia Automated Weather Network at 7:30 am shows a broad area of cold temperatures covering most of the northern half of Georgia as well as some areas to the south….
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