2012 was 2nd warmest year on record in Nashville

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
143 AM CST THU JAN 3 2013

...2012 TIED 2007 FOR THE 2ND WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD IN NASHVILLE...

THE TEMPERATURE FOR 2012 AVERAGED 62.3 DEGREES WHICH IS 2.9 DEGREES
ABOVE THE 30 YEAR NORMAL. 2012 TIED 2007 FOR THE SECOND WARMEST
YEAR ON RECORD IN NASHVILLE. ONLY ONE OTHER YEAR HAS BEEN WARMER...
AND THAT WAS IN 1921 WHEN THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE YEAR WAS
62.5 DEGREES. NASHVILLE`S NORMAL ANNUAL TEMPERATURE IS 59.4 DEGREES.
RECORDS FOR NASHVILLE DATE BACK TO 1870. IT`S INTERESTING TO NOTE...
THAT 6 OF THE 10 WARMEST YEARS ON RECORD IN NASHVILLE HAVE OCCURRED
SINCE 1990.

RAINFALL FOR 2012 TOTALED 45.82 INCHES WHICH IS 1.43 INCHES BELOW
NORMAL. NORMAL RAINFALL FOR NASHVILLE IS 47.25 INCHES.



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