2012 Warmest on Record in Pensacola/9th Warmest in Mobile

...2012 CLIMATE SUMMARY...

...MOBILE...

THE AVERAGE YEARLY TEMPERATURE IN MOBILE WAS 69.1 DEGREES WHICH TIED
FOR THE 9TH WARMEST ON RECORD WITH 1882. THIS WAS 1.9 DEGREES ABOVE
THE NORMAL ANNUAL TEMPERATURE OF 67.2 DEGREES. THE WARMEST YEAR EVER
RECORDED IN MOBILE WAS 1911 WHICH AVERAGED 69.9 DEGREES.

TOTAL RAINFALL FOR 2012 WAS 69.10 INCHES WHICH TIED 2008 FOR THE
48TH WETTEST ON RECORD. THIS WAS 2.95 INCHES ABOVE THE NORMAL ANNUAL
RAINFALL OF 66.15 INCHES. THE WETTEST YEAR ON RECORD OCCURRED IN
1853 WHEN 106.57 INCHES WAS RECORDED.


...PENSACOLA...

...WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR 2012 WAS 70.7 DEGREES WHICH BROKE THE
RECORD FOR THE WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD PREVIOUSLY SET IN 1974 OF 70.0
DEGREES. THIS WAS 2.8 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL ANNUAL TEMPERATURE OF
67.9 DEGREES.

TOTAL RAINFALL FOR 2012 WAS 66.63 INCHES WHICH WAS THE 47TH WETTEST
ON RECORD. THIS WAS 1.36 INCHES ABOVE THE NORMAL ANNUAL RAINFALL OF
65.27. THE WETTEST YEAR ON RECORD OCCURRED IN 1953 WHEN 92.67 INCHES
WAS RECORDED.


NOTE...RECORDS DATE BACK TO 1850 AND NORMALS ARE BASED ON THE 1981
TO 2010 PERIOD.


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