Climate Summary for North and Central Georgia
July 1-7, 2012
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For the period July 1st
through July 7th
, 2012, the average temperature across north and central Georgia ranged from 78°F in Blairsville to 85°F in Columbus and Macon. Overall, the temperatures were four degrees warmer than seasonal.
The high temperatures for July 1st
continued the record temperatures from June 29th
. Temperatures peaked on June 30th
. Here is a summary of the July 1st
| ||High||Previous Record|
|Atlanta||105°F||99°F in 1954|
|Athens||108°F||103°F in 1927|
|Macon||108°F||103°F in 1954|
|Columbus||105°F||99°F in 2008|
In addition, Atlanta had a record high of 100°F on the 5th
, the old record was 99°F set in 1948. Atlanta tied the record high on the 6th
with 98°F degrees, previously set in 1980.
Rainfall for the period was deceptively close to normal. Average rainfall was 1.14 inches and that was 0.06 inches above normal. Most of the rainfall was brief, heavy rain from thunderstorms. Macon had two thunderstorms which produced four inches of rain over the period.
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