NC State Extension

Weather and Climate


State Climate Office of North Carolina
Source for North Carolina weather and climate information. The State Climate Office is a public-service center, part of the UNC System, housed at N.C. State University.

Wind machine

A wind machine is one approach to combating frost damage. As few as three degrees can make a difference between a season-ending frost or a welcome thinning.

Overview of North Carolina Climate
North Carolina climate information, including topography, precipitation and agriculture overview.

CRONOS Database
The Climate Retrieval and Observations Network of the Southeast (CRONOS) database enables quick and easy retrieval of archived observations from nearly 11,000 active weather sites and more than 3,000 water sites in and around North Carolina.

North Carolina Climate Normals
Provides information on the regional and local climate averages from weather stations throughout North Carolina.

North Carolina Drought Monitor
Current drought conditions and impact on agriculture.

North Carolina Climate Outlook
Short-term climate forecasts for North Carolina and the Southeast region.

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