January 2017 Weather Recap

January 2017 will be remembered for above average temperatures and even with the lack of snow, precipitation levels still were in the Top 10 for the month. With an average temperature of … Read more

March 2016 Weather Recap

March 2016 will be remembered as warm and dry. With an average temperature of 46.3 for Boone it became the 2nd warmest March between 1980-2016. The warmest March belongs to 1945 at 50.48 overall, and … Read more

February 2016 Weather Recap

February 2016 will be remembered for both colder temperatures and more precipitation than January produced. With an average temperature of 32.2  for Boone it became the 7th coldest February between 1980-2016. The coldest … Read more

January 2016 Weather Recap

January 2016 will be remembered for about average temperatures and the lack of precipitation. With an average temperature of 27.7  for Boone it became the 7th coldest January between 1980-2016. The coldest January belongs … Read more

June 2015 Weather Recap

A warm month, including some record setting temperatures, was the weather story for June 2015. The month tied for the 3rd warmest for average temperature for Boone since 1980, while the … Read more

May 2015 Weather Recap

May 2015 tied for the 11th warmest for average temperature for Boone, while the average high tied for the 6th warmest, and the average low tied for 16th coldest. * Data since … Read more

April 2015 Weather Recap

April 2015 tied for the 16th warmest since 1980 for average temperature for Boone, while the average high became the 16th warmest, and the average low was the 13th coldest. Total rainfall … Read more

March 2015 Weather Recap

March 2015 became the 12th warmest since 1980 for average temperature for Boone, while the average high tied for 11th warmest, and the average low was the 10th warmest. Even … Read more

December 2014 Weather Recap

Overall December 2014 was pretty quiet weather wise. A late warmup produced a tied temperature record for December 27, but the month will be remembered more for earthquakes than snowflakes. … Read more

October 2014 Weather Recap

The High Country got the first shot of cold weather to start off the month, and another round to end it. On Sunday October 5 a low of 34 was … Read more

August 2014 Weather Recap

The 13th driest August since 1980 continued a trend of a much drier 2014 than 2013. For the month officially Boone only received 3.94 inches of rain, as shown in … Read more

July 2014 Weather Recap

Much drier, much much drier. That was the weather story for July 2014 as the month was not even close to the record setting July 2013 for rainfall. Boone officially … Read more

June 2014 Weather Recap

For the month from the Watauga Medical Center reporting station: Highest temperature – 84.74 Wednesday June 18 Lowest temperature – 46.94 Monday June 2 Peak Wind Gusts – 40 mph … Read more

May 2014 Weather Recap

May 2014 did not experience the colder temperatures and flooding issues that were the stories for May 2013, in fact at least two tempertaure records were tied but 2014 overall … Read more

March 2014 Weather Recap

March tied for the 6th coldest since 1980 as far as average temperatures go. From the Watauga Medical Center reporting station: High: 68.9 Tuesday March 11 Low: 17.24 Wednesday March … Read more

February 2014 Weather Recap

After a record setting January temperatures in Feburary rebounded to more normal winter like conditions. February 2014 was the 8th driest on record and the 13th coldest February for average … Read more

January 2014 Weather Recap

*recorded Saturday Feb 8,2014* January 2014 will be remembered by the bitter cold that many felt would never end, struggles with frozen water pipes, the constant battle to keep homes … Read more

November 2013 Weather Recap

With just 1.83 inches of precipitation November 2013 became the fifth driest November on record for Boone based on data from 1980 to 2013 *there are some days of data … Read more

October 2013 Weather Recap

With just 2.39 inches of precipitation October 2013 became the 10th driest October on record for Boone based on data from 1980 to 2013. 14.20 inches in 1932 stands as … Read more

September 2013 Weather Recap

With only 1.69 inches of rain September 2013 became the 7th driest September on record for Boone based on data from 1980 to 2013. 23.01 inches in 2004 stands as … Read more

August 2013 Weather Recap

August 2013 became the 15th driest August on record for Boone with 4.35 inches. August 2013 never even came close to the all time monthly record of 21.40 inches in … Read more

July 2013 Weather Recap

Rain, rain and yet more rain was the story for July. Continuing the trend for June, July also set a new mark for the most rain in that month. For … Read more

June 2013 Weather Recap

With rainfall of 9.46 inches June 2013 became the 3rd wettest June on record for Boone officially, 12.84 in 1942, 12.02 in 1976 (per data from Southeast Climate Center) For … Read more

May 2013 Weather Recap

Lots of rain and unusual cold were the main weather stories for May. Early in the month the colder temperatures proved a stark contrast to the last couple of years, … Read more

April 2013 Weather Recap

April brought another mix bag of weather, as it typically does, to the High Country for 2013. Starting the month off in the 40s and 50s it became apparent quickly … Read more

March 2013 Weather Recap

Another month of a mix bag of weather for Watauga County in March. From the Watauga Medical Center reporting station: High – 61.34 – Saturday March 17 Low – 17.6 … Read more

February 2013 Weather Recap

February certainly was not as eventful weather wise as the month of January was. From the Watauga Medical Center reporting station: High – 57.38 – Monday Feb 11 Low – … Read more

January 2013 Weather Recap

The month of January was certainly full of weather extremes in a short amount of time. Snow, wind and floods became the main issues to begin the new year. Flooding … Read more