June 2014 Climate Summary For East Central Florida

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
1030 AM EDT THU JUL 3 2014

...JUNE 2014 CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA...

THE AVERAGE PLACEMENT OF THE ATLANTIC SUBTROPICAL HIGH PRESSURE
RIDGE REMAINED ACROSS CENTRAL FLORIDA IN JUNE. THIS ALLOWED THE EAST
COAST SEA BREEZE TO DEVELOP AND MOVE INLAND MOST DAYS.  GREATER
CONVECTIVE COVERAGE AND RAINFALL AMOUNTS OCCURRED FARTHER INLAND AND
TOWARDS LAKE OKEECHOBEE WHERE SEA AND LAKE BREEZE INTERACTIONS WERE
MORE FAVORED. TEMPERATURES WERE GENERALLY NEAR NORMAL ACROSS THE
AREA.

.TEMPERATURES...
A WEAK BACK DOOR COOL FRONT MOVED THROUGH THE REGION EARLY IN THE
MONTH...ON THE SECOND OF JUNE. THIS KEPT TEMPERATURES SLIGHTLY BELOW
NORMAL FOR A FEW DAYS FOLLOWING ITS PASSAGE. VERO BEACH ACTUALLY
TIED ITS RECORD LOW ON THE 5TH WHEN THE TEMPERATURE AT THIS LOCATION
DROPPED TO 65 DEGREES. HOWEVER FOR MUCH OF THE REST OF THE MONTH
DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES REMAINED FAIRLY CLOSE TO NORMAL.

AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE VALUES WERE WITHIN A FEW TENTHS OF A
DEGREE FROM THEIR NORMAL VALUES EXCEPT FOR VERO BEACH WHICH WAS A
WHOLE DEGREE BELOW NORMAL. THIS WAS MAINLY ATTRIBUTED TO SLIGHTLY
COOLER THAN NORMAL OVERNIGHT LOWS DURING MUCH OF JUNE.

DAILY RECORD TEMPERATURES FOR THE MONTH:

MELBOURNE:
-JUNE 7TH: RECORD HIGH OF 95 DEGREES. PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 94 DEGREES
SET IN 1981.

VERO BEACH:
-JUNE 5TH: TIED RECORD LOW OF 65 DEGREES SET BACK IN 1984.
-JUNE 28TH: TIED THE RECORD LOW OF 68 DEGREES SET BACK IN 2012.

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE VALUES FOR JUNE 2014 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 79.7 DEGREES
FAHRENHEIT, WHICH WAS 0.2 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL.

-ORLANDO HAD AN AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE OF 81.6 DEGREES
FAHRENHEIT, WHICH WAS 0.2 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.

-MELBOURNE HAD AN AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE OF 80.1 DEGREES
FAHRENHEIT, WHICH WAS 0.3 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL.

-VERO BEACH HAD AN AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE OF 79.2 DEGREES
FAHRENHEIT, WHICH WAS 1.0 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL.


.RAINFALL...
DEEPER MOISTURE AHEAD OF A WEAK BACK DOOR COOL FRONT GENERATED
HIGHER COVERAGE OF SHOWERS AND STORMS ON THE FIRST OF THE MONTH.
HOWEVER A DRIER AIRMASS THAT BUILT IN BEHIND THIS BOUNDARY LED TO
LITTLE TO NO RAINFALL ACROSS THE AREA FROM THE 2ND THROUGH THE 6TH.
MOISTURE THEN BEGAN TO GRADUALLY INCREASE WITH ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THEN OCCURRING ON AN ALMOST DAILY BASIS
THROUGH THE REST OF JUNE. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WERE VARIABLE ACROSS EAST
CENTRAL FLORIDA WITH NEAR TO ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION OCCURRING
OVER PORTIONS OF LAKE COUNTY AND FARTHER SOUTH ACROSS OKEECHOBEE
COUNTY AND THE TREASURE COAST. THESE LOCATIONS WERE MORE FAVORED FOR
COLLISIONS BETWEEN THE EAST AND WEST COAST SEA BREEZE BOUNDARIES AND
THE LAKE OKEECHOBEE BREEZE WHICH HELPED ENHANCE SHOWER AND
THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT. ELSEWHERE DRIER THAN NORMAL CONDITIONS
WERE GENERALLY OBSERVED WITH RAINFALL TOTALS UP TO 1 TO 3 INCHES
BELOW NORMAL.


DAILY RECORD RAINFALL FOR THE MONTH:

VERO BEACH:
-JUNE 13TH: RECORD RAINFALL OF 2.28 INCHES. PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 2.16
INCHES SET BACK IN 1992.

JUNE 2014 RAINFALL TOTALS FOR THE FOUR PRIMARY CLIMATE SITES ACROSS
EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA ARE AS FOLLOWS (RANKINGS PROVIDED IF IN THE TOP
10):

-DAYTONA BEACH RECEIVED 3.75 INCHES OF RAIN FOR THE MONTH, WHICH WAS
2.08 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.

-ORLANDO RECEIVED 4.64 INCHES OF RAIN FOR THE MONTH, WHICH WAS 2.94
INCHES BELOW NORMAL.

-MELBOURNE RECEIVED 6.06 INCHES OF RAIN FOR THE MONTH, WHICH WAS
0.65 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.

-VERO BEACH RECEIVED 7.70 INCHES OF RAIN FOR THE MONTH, WHICH WAS
1.03 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.

BELOW IS A LIST OF OBSERVED PRECIPITATION TOTALS AND RAINFALL
STATISTICS FOR SELECT SITES ACROSS EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA FOR JUNE
2014:

STATION         JUNE 2014       30 YEAR     DEPARTURE    PERCENT OF
                RAINFALL        NORMAL     FROM NORMAL     NORMAL

DAYTONA BEACH     3.75"          5.83"        -2.08"          64%
(DAB)
ORLANDO           4.64"          7.58"        -2.94"          61%
(MCO)
MELBOURNE         6.06"          6.71"        -0.65"          90%
(MLB)
VERO BEACH        7.70"          6.67"        +1.03"         115%
(VRB)
CLERMONT          7.38"          8.32"        -0.94"          89%
(CLRF1)
LEESBURG          4.89"          8.06"        -3.17"          61%
(KLEE)
DELAND            7.47"          8.14"        -0.67"          92%
(DELF1)
SANFORD           5.94"          7.28"        -1.34"          82%
(SFNF1)
TITUSVILLE        5.66"          6.60"        -0.94"          86%
(TITF1)
FORT PIERCE       7.00"          7.37"        -0.37"          95%
(FPR)
STUART            8.15"          7.14"        +1.01"         114%
(STRF1)


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.

$$

WEITLICH


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