North and Central Georgia

Fall 2012 Climate Summary

 

45th Warmest on record at Atlanta

20th Driest on record at Atlanta

 

Seasonal Temperature (Sep-Nov)

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Site

Avg. Temp.

Normal

Dep. from Normal

Athens

62.0

63.4

-1.4

Atlanta

63.5

63.6

-0.1

Columbus

66.5

66.8

-0.3

Macon

64.3

65.3

-1.0

 

Temp. Extremes (Sep-Nov)

Site

Warmest Temp.

Coldest Temp.

Athens

92 on 9/1

27 on 11/25

Atlanta

92 on 9/7

30 on 11/25

Columbus

95 on 9/1, 9/2

30 on 11/25

Macon

94 on 9/1, 9/7

25 on 11/26

 

Monthly Temperature – September

Site

Avg. Temp.

Normal

Dep. from Normal

Athens

72.6

73.3

-0.7

Atlanta

74.3

73.5

+0.8

Columbus

76.8

76.6

+0.2

Macon

75.3

75.0

+0.3

 

Monthly Temperature – October

Site

Avg. Temp.

Normal

Dep. from Normal

Athens

62.0

63.0

-1.0

Atlanta

63.4

63.3

+0.1

Columbus

66.9

66.5

+0.4

Macon

65.3

64.9

+0.4

 

Monthly Temperature – November

Site

Avg. Temp.

Normal

Dep. from Normal

Athens

51.4

53.8

-2.4

Atlanta

52.8

54.0

-1.2

Columbus

55.7

57.3

-1.6

Macon

52.4

55.9

-3.5

 

 

Precipitation (Sep-Nov)

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Site

Total Precip. (in)

Normal

Dep. from Normal

Athens

7.77

11.31

-3.54

Atlanta

4.87

11.98

-7.11

Columbus

5.77

9.74

-3.97

Macon

4.34

9.70

-5.36

 

Precip. Extremes (Sep-Nov)

Site

Highest Daily Amount (in)

Athens

1.62 on 9/4

Atlanta

1.61 on 10/1

Columbus

0.97 on 10/1

Macon

1.16 on 9/18

 

Monthly Precipitation – September

Site

Total Precip. (in)

Normal

Dep. from Normal

Athens

4.88

3.94

+0.94

Atlanta

1.37

4.47

-3.10

Columbus

3.60

3.06

+0.54

Macon

2.71

3.59

-0.88

 

Monthly Precipitation – October

Site

Total Precip. (in)

Normal

Dep. from Normal

Athens

1.93

3.55

-1.62

Atlanta

1.83

3.41

-1.58

Columbus

1.04

2.58

-1.54

Macon

0.25

2.79

-2.54

 

Monthly Precipitation – November

Site

Total Precip. (in)

Normal

Dep. from Normal

Athens

0.96

3.82

+2.86

Atlanta

1.67

4.10

-2.43

Columbus

1.13

4.10

-2.97

Macon

1.38

3.32

-1.94

 

Records Set this Fall

Atlanta: Daily precipitation of 1.25 in on 11/6

Columbus: High temperature of 86 degrees on 11/3

Macon: High temperature of 86 degrees on 10/25

 

Winter Outlook

Based on the Climate Prediction Center’s winter outlook (Dec-Feb), North and Central Georgia has an equal chance for above, below, or near normal temperatures.  North Georgia has a 34-40% chance for above normal precipitation, while Central Georgia has an equal chance for above, below, or near normal amounts. 

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Data prepared by the Atlanta Forecast Office.

 

 

 

 

 


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