Climate Connection

 
Above Average Precipitation  
southeast 
Relative to the climate region, precipitation increase is accumulated precipitation above the average values. Across the southeast, there has been a long-term upward trend of accumulated precipitation during the fall. In general, precipitation is expected to continue to increase during the fall, winter, and spring months.  
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