Climate Trends & Tools

NC Climate Division Map

Statewide Climate Data (NCEI)

Retrieve temperature, precipitation and drought indices data for North Carolina and its climate divisions from the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI)

NEW – Station Percentiles

View station percentile statistics for long-term stations across North Carolina for temperature and precipitation

Wind Rose

Shows how the wind speed and wind direction is distributed for a particular location over a given period of time

SE Trends Analysis Tool

Climate Trends Plotter

A tool to visualize historical temperature and precipitation trends across North Carolina and surrounding states.

NCIE Climate Normals

Climate Normals Viewer

View the 1991-2020 Climate Normals across North Carolina for temperature, precipitation, and snowfall

Event Climatology

Holiday Climatology

Climatology of temperature and precipitation for various holidays throughout the year in North Carolina

NWS Heat Index Chart

Heat Index Climatology

Climatology of heat index values for cities with 30+ years of temperature and relative humidity observations

Groundhog Day 2021

Groundhog Day

Information on Groundhog Day, including statistics for North Carolina’s own Sir Walter Wally

Image: Sir Walter Wally, From NC Natural Sciences Museum

Current Climate Conditions

Climate Patterns

Current sea surface temperatures in Pacific Ocean
Sea Surface Temperatures in the Pacific Ocean, from NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center

Historical, current and forecast conditions for ENSO, AO/NAO and PNA

Drought Conditions

Current Drought Conditions
Latest Drought Monitor image for North Carolina, from the US Drought Monitor

Current and forecasted drought conditions