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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
1036 PM EDT TUE JUL 3 2012

...COOLER THAN NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL RAINFALL
OCCURRED OVER EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA DURING JUNE 2012...

A FEW DISTINCT PERIODS OF DISTURBED WEATHER OCCURRED ACROSS THE AREA
DURING JUNE...INCLUDING THE FORMATION AND CROSSING OF TROPICAL
CYCLONE DEBBY OVER FLORIDA LATE IN THE MONTH. THIS LED TO TIMES OF
WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AND INCREASED CLOUDINESS OVER THE AREA WHICH
HELPED PRODUCE BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION OVER MUCH OF EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.TEMPERATURES...
JUNE BEGAN WITH WIDESPREAD CLOUD COVER AND PRECIPITATION AHEAD OF A
WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY THAT KEPT TEMPERATURES BELOW NORMAL ON THE
1ST. DRIER AIR THAT BUILT IN BEHIND THIS FRONT PRODUCED ENOUGH
SUNSHINE FOR TEMPERATURES TO CLIMB BACK TO NEAR TO ABOVE NORMAL FOR
THE NEXT FEW DAYS. THIS WARM-UP WAS SHORT LIVED THOUGH AS MOISTURE
REBUILT OVER THE REGION AHEAD OF A WEAK FRONT THAT BECAME STATIONARY
OVER FLORIDA. INCREASED CLOUD COVER AND CONVECTION THAT RESULTED
FROM THIS BOUNDARY KEPT HIGHS BELOW NORMAL FROM THE 6TH TO THE 9TH.
TEMPERATURES BRIEFLY INCREASED TOWARD THE MIDDLE OF JUNE BEFORE A
DRIER AND SLIGHTLY COOLER NORTHEAST TO EAST FLOW SETUP OVER CENTRAL
FLORIDA FOR SEVERAL DAYS. INCREASING TROPICAL MOISTURE AS WELL AS
THE DEVELOPMENT AND PASSAGE OF TROPICAL STORM DEBBY LATER IN THE
MONTH HELPED KEEP HIGHS BELOW NORMAL AND LOWS ABOVE NORMAL DUE TO
INCREASED CLOUD COVER. NORTHERLY WINDS BEHIND THE PASSAGE OF DEBBY
ALLOWED FOR BELOW NORMAL MIN TEMPERATURES IN THE LOW TO MID 60S ON
THE 28TH...WHICH BROKE OR TIED SEVERAL RECORD LOWS ACROSS THE
REGION.

AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURES FOR JUNE ENDED UP BEING ROUGHLY 0.5 TO
1.5 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. ALSO OF NOTE...THIS WAS THE FIRST MONTH
THIS YEAR TO HAVE OVERALL TEMPERATURES THAT WERE COOLER THAN
NORMAL.

RECORD TEMPERATURES FOR THE MONTH:

DAYTONA BEACH:
-JUNE 25TH: RECORD WARM LOW OF 76 DEGREES TIED THE PREVIOUS RECORD
SET BACK IN 1994.
-JUNE 26TH: RECORD WARM LOW OF 78 DEGREES BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD
OF 77 DEGREES SET BACK IN 1972.
-JUNE 28TH: RECORD LOW OF 63 DEGREES BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 67
DEGREES SET BACK IN 1950.

ORLANDO:
-JUNE 28TH: RECORD LOW OF 64 DEGREES BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 66
DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED IN 1893 AND 1920.

MELBOURNE:
-JUNE 19TH: RECORD WARM LOW OF 77 DEGREES TIED THE PREVIOUS RECORD
THAT OCCURRED IN 1978 AND 2006.

VERO BEACH:
-JUNE 4TH: RECORD HIGH OF 93 DEGREES TIED THE PREVIOUS RECORD SET IN
2010.
-JUNE 24TH: RECORD COOL HIGH OF 82 DEGREES TIED THE PREVIOUS RECORD
SET IN 2002.
-JUNE 26TH: RECORD WARM LOW OF 77 DEGREES TIED THE PREVIOUS RECORD
THAT OCCURRED IN 1994, 2004, AND 2010.
-JUNE 28TH: RECORD LOW OF 68 DEGREES TIED THE PREVIOUS RECORD THAT
OCCURRED IN 1983 AND 1990.
-JUNE 29TH: RECORD LOW OF 65 DEGREES BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 68
DEGREES THAT WAS SET IN 1971.


THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE VALUES FOR JUNE 2012 AT THE FOUR PRIMARY
CLIMATE SITES ACROSS EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA ARE AS FOLLOWS (RANKINGS
PROVIDED IF IN THE TOP 10):

-DAYTONA BEACH HAD AN AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE OF 78.6 DEGREES
FAHRENHEIT, WHICH WAS 1.3 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL.

-ORLANDO HAD AN AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE OF 79.7 DEGREES
FAHRENHEIT, WHICH WAS 1.7 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL.

-MELBOURNE HAD AN AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE OF 79.1 DEGREES
FAHRENHEIT, WHICH WAS 1.3 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THIS TIES 1983 AND
1996 AS THE 9TH COOLEST JUNE ON RECORD.

-VERO BEACH HAD AN AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE OF 79.8 DEGREES
FAHRENHEIT, WHICH WAS 0.4 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL.

.RAINFALL...
DEEP MOISTURE THAT MOVED INTO THE AREA AHEAD OF A WEAK FRONT ON THE
1ST OF THE MONTH PRODUCED WIDESPREAD RAINFALL UP TO AROUND AN INCH
OVER MUCH OF THE AREA. DRIER CONDITIONS THEN PREVAILED THROUGH THE
4TH BEFORE SHOWERS AND STORMS ONCE AGAIN INCREASED OVER THE AREA AS
A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY GRADUALLY MOVED INTO FLORIDA AND STALLED FOR
SEVERAL DAYS...PRODUCING PERIODS OF WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAINFALL
THROUGH THE 10TH. AS THE BOUNDARY LIFTED NORTHWARD...LINGERING
MOISTURE KEPT NEAR TO ABOVE NORMAL COVERAGE OF CONVECTION OVER THE
REGION TOWARD MID JUNE. THEN A DRIER NORTHEAST TO EAST FLOW
DEVELOPED FROM THE 15TH THROUGH THE 19TH WITH LITTLE TO NO
PRECIPITATION OCCURRING OVER THE REGION.

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM LIFTED NORTHWARD INTO THE CENTRAL GULF OF
MEXICO LATER IN THE MONTH WITH MOISTURE AND PRECIPITATION INCREASING
IN THE SOUTHERLY FLOW OF THE EAST SIDE OF THIS SYSTEM. THIS LOW
DEVELOPED INTO TROPICAL STORM DEBBY ON THE AFTERNOON OF THE 23RD AND
GRADUALLY MOVED NORTH AND EAST...EVENTUALLY CROSSING NORTH CENTRAL
FLORIDA AS A TROPICAL DEPRESSION ON THE NIGHT OF THE 26TH.
WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAINFALL OCCURRED WITH THIS SYSTEM...ESPECIALLY
NORTH AND WEST OF THE TREASURE COAST. HIGHEST RAINFALL TOTALS FROM
THE 24TH TO THE 27TH EXISTED ACROSS LAKE AND NORTHWEST VOLUSIA
COUNTIES WITH AMOUNTS UP TO 5 TO 8 INCHES.

PRECIPITATION FROM DEBBY WAS A LARGE CONTRIBUTOR TO THE OVERALL
ABOVE NORMAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS FOR JUNE OVER MUCH OF THE AREA. THE
EXCEPTION WAS OVER INDIAN RIVER...SAINT LUCIE AND MARTIN COUNTIES
THAT RECEIVED THE LEAST AMOUNT OF RAINFALL FROM THIS SYSTEM.

RECORD RAINFALL FOR THE MONTH:

DAYTONA BEACH:
-JUNE 10TH: RECORD RAINFALL OF 1.28 INCHES JUST SURPASSED THE
PREVIOUS RECORD OF 1.26 INCHES SET BACK IN 1999.

MELBOURNE:
-JUNE 20TH: RECORD RAINFALL OF 2.17 INCHES JUST SURPASSED THE
PREVIOUS RECORD OF 2.15 INCHES SET BACK IN 2004.

COOP STATION RAINFALL RANKINGS:
-CLERMONT HAD 16.95 INCHES OF RAINFALL IN JUNE...WHICH WAS THE 2ND
WETTEST JUNE ON RECORD FOR THIS SITE.
-SANFORD HAD 11.53 INCHES OF RAINFALL IN JUNE...WHICH WAS THE 8TH
WETTEST JUNE ON RECORD FOR THIS SITE.


JUNE 2012 RAINFALL TOTALS FOR THE FOUR MAIN CLIMATE SITES ACROSS
EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA ARE AS FOLLOWS (RANKINGS PROVIDED IF IN THE TOP
10):

-DAYTONA BEACH RECEIVED 8.90 INCHES OF RAIN FOR THE MONTH, WHICH
WAS 3.07 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.

-ORLANDO RECEIVED 9.64 INCHES OF RAIN FOR THE MONTH, WHICH WAS
2.06 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.

-MELBOURNE RECEIVED 8.16 INCHES OF RAIN FOR THE MONTH, WHICH WAS
1.45 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.

-VERO BEACH RECEIVED 4.05 INCHES OF RAIN FOR THE MONTH, WHICH WAS
2.62 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.

BELOW IS A LIST OF OBSERVED PRECIPITATION TOTALS AND RAINFALL
STATISTICS FOR SELECT SITES ACROSS EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA FOR JUNE
2012:

STATION         JUNE 2012      30 YEAR      DEPARTURE    PERCENT OF
                RAINFALL       NORMAL      FROM NORMAL     NORMAL

DAYTONA BEACH    8.90"          5.83"        +3.07"         153%
(DAB)
ORLANDO          9.64"          7.58"        +2.06"         127%
(MCO)
MELBOURNE        8.16"          6.71"        +1.45"         122%
(MLB)
VERO BEACH       4.05"          6.67"        -2.62"          61%
(VRB)
CLERMONT        16.95"          8.32"        +8.63"         204%
(CLRF1)
DELAND           8.10"          8.14"        -0.04"         100%
(DELF1)
SANFORD         11.53"          7.28"        +4.25"         158%
(SFNF1)
TITUSVILLE       9.02"          6.60"        +2.42"         137%
(TITF1)
FORT PIERCE      5.84"          5.72"        +0.12"         102%
(FPCF1)
STUART           5.82"          7.14"        -1.32"          82%
(STRF1)
OKEECHOBEE       9.13"          6.48"        +2.65"         141%
(OKIF1)

FOR MORE LOCAL INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEB PAGE AT
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MELBOURNE AND CLICK ON THE "LOCAL" LINK UNDER
THE CLIMATE SUBSECTION ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE PAGE.

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