For local weather wonks, the annual Western North Carolina Weather Calendar has been a must-have for decades. The 2015 version goes on sale today, Nov. 11, and marks the 30th published by the UNC Asheville Atmospheric Sciences Department.
As always, the unique 12-month calendar features an assortment of Asheville updated climatological data such as monthly temperature and precipitation normals, and monthly heating and cooling degree days. It also includes daily average high and low temperatures, phases of the moon and daily sunrise and sunset times.
Supplies are limited, available first-come, first-serve. The popular stocking stuffers cost $8 each, postage included. To buy one, make checks payable to “Weather Calendar” and mail them to: Dr. Alex Huang, ATMS UNC Asheville, CPO 2450, One University Heights, Asheville, NC 28804.