Category Archives: Weather and Climate

What the January?

I feel like I blog as much about weather as I do about ecology, but the craziness on the plains is impossible to ignore. Today Topeka, KS surpassed its record high for the MONTH of January. It was 75 degrees. … Continue reading

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I am wrapping up my field work this month and next, and things are looking a lot different than they have any time in the last four years. The drought is epic. I’m not old, but I’ve never seen things … Continue reading

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Garden in the Drought

July (with one day left to go) has been rough on the garden. In Manhattan, KS, the temperature has exceeded 100 F on 19 days and reached or exceeded 105 on 9 days. It has rained just under an inch … Continue reading

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