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Water Smarter
A beautiful lawn needs water. However, with another dry summer looming, that water may be in short supply — whether it comes from the sky or the sprinkler.
This map shows the amount of precipitation in Georgia in May 2012. Click on "view image" to see an enlarged version of the map. CAES News
Extra-warm May
Weather conditions in May continued this year's trend of above-normal temperatures in Georgia with some areas seeing higher than normal rainfall and other areas still experiencing drought conditions.
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April Climate Report
April continued the trend of warmer than normal months across the region. Temperatures continued to be 2 to 4 degrees above normal. Rainfall was scarce across most of the state, leading to increases in drought conditions across all but the far northwest corner of Georgia.
Instructor Cat Rosario, shows her panning prospect from a creek as Alpharetta Elementary students watch and listen to her demonstration before trying it themselves during environmental education at Wahsega 4-H camp in Dahlonega, Thursday, April 28, 2005. CAES News
Environmental education

As summer transitions into fall, students across Georgia return to their classrooms. Whether those classrooms are virtual, at home or in a brick-and-mortar school, learning can occur anywhere. The Georgia 4-H Environmental Education Program uses nature as a classroom for students across the Southeast.

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August weather
And the vicious cycle continued in August, which brought sparse rainfall and hot temperatures to Georgia for the seventh straight month, increasing drought across the state.
The early summer following an El Niño winter climate pattern – like we had this past winter -- is typically warmer and drier than normal. With the warmer temperatures and drier-than-normal conditions, soil moisture will quickly decrease over the next two months. CAES News
Sizzle, sizzle!
Based on the average mean temperature, Alma, Athens, Augusta, Columbus and Savannah, as well as Tallahassee, Fla., all experienced the hottest summer on record.
Mark Risse, left, and Adam Speir check out the compost piles at the University of Georgia. Risse and Speir are faculty in the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering. CAES News
Climate change
University of Georgia researchers recently joined a national team of scientists working on a five-year, $4.1-million U.S. Department of Agriculture grant designed around climate change’s effects on animal agriculture.
The early summer following an El Niño winter climate pattern – like we had this past winter -- is typically warmer and drier than normal. With the warmer temperatures and drier-than-normal conditions, soil moisture will quickly decrease over the next two months. CAES News
Hot, hot and more hot.
Though there are still areas of exceptional drought, scattered showers in July reduced drought in south Georgia. But dry conditions increased in north Georgia. Hot temperatures plagued the whole state.
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June was the warmest ever in Columbus in 64 years of record.
Very hot daytime temperatures and lack of rainfall led to strengthened drought across Georgia in June. Temperatures were at or near record levels for the month across the state.
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Exceptional drought
Drought conditions continue to intensify across most of Georgia. Since the end of May, conditions in the southern two-thirds of the state have deteriorated from extreme to exceptional drought, the highest drought category. Portions of northwest Georgia have now entered moderate drought conditions.