Record Dry Year For Medford Area

Dec 31, 2013

Unless a massive storm hits, and soon (highly unlikely), 2013 ends with a weather whimper that amounts to a meteorological bang.

The story of this year: dry ground and blue skies.
The story of this year: dry ground and blue skies.
Credit Geoffrey Riley/JPR

The bang is that the year will end with less precipitation in Medford than in any other calendar year since record-keeping began more than 100 years ago. 

Meteorologist (and occasional Exchange guest host) Milt Radford joins us to talk about the climate conditions that led to the dry year.