January 2013 was warm and wet

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
349 AM CST MON FEB 4 2013

...JANUARY 2013 WAS WARM AND WET ACROSS MIDDLE TENNESSEE...

...END OF THE MONTH TORNADO OUTBREAK UNPRECEDENTED FOR JANUARY...

JANUARY 2013 IN NASHVILLE WAS WARM WITH THE TEMPERATURE AVERAGING
42.0 DEGREES WHICH IS 4.3 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE AVERAGE HIGH
WAS 50.8 DEGREES AND THE AVERAGE LOW WAS 33.2 DEGREES.

THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE DURING THE MONTH WAS 73 DEGREES ON THE
30TH WHICH BROKE THE RECORD FOR THE DATE SET PREVIOUSLY IN 2002
AND 1916 WITH 70 DEGREES.

THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE DURING THE MONTH WAS 18 DEGREES ON THE 22ND.

A HIGHEST DAILY MINIMUM TEMPERATURE RECORD PREVIOUSLY SET IN 1890 WAS
TIED ON THE 11TH WHEN THE OVERNIGHT LOW WAS 60 DEGREES.

A HIGHEST DAILY MINIMUM TEMPERATURE RECORD OF 64 DEGREES PREVIOUSLY
SET IN 1890 WAS BROKEN ON THE 12TH WHEN THE OVERNIGHT LOW WAS 65
DEGREES.

RAINFALL TOTALED 7.14 INCHES WHICH IS 3.39 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.
JANUARY 2013 WAS THE WETTEST JANUARY IN 14 YEARS.

SNOWFALL TOTALED 0.3 INCH FOR THE MONTH.

THERE WAS ONE DAY DURING THE MONTH WITH A THUNDERSTORM AND THAT
WAS ON THE 30TH.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED WAS 7.4 MILES AN HOUR. THE FASTEST GUST WAS
64 MILES AN HOUR FROM THE SOUTH ON THE 30TH.

FOG OCCURRED ON 20 DAYS WITH 2 DAYS OF DENSE FOG.

...

...MIDDLE TENNESSEE JANUARY 2013 TORNADOES...

ON THE MORNING OF JANUARY 30TH...2013 MIDDLE TENNESSEE WAS STRUCK
BY THE LARGEST OUTBREAK OF TORNADOES EVER RECORDED IN THE MONTH
OF JANUARY. A TOTAL OF 14 TORNADOES HAVE BEEN DOCUMENTED THUS
FAR...AND IT IS LIKELY THAT AS MANY AS 20 TORNADOES MAY HAVE
OCCURRED IN THE OUTBREAK. THIS OUTBREAK COULD END UP THE 2ND
LARGEST OUTBREAK ON RECORD IN MIDDLE TENNESSEE SURPASSED ONLY BY
APRIL 3RD 1974...WHEN 24 TORNADOES STRUCK MIDDLE TENNESSEE.

...

CLARKSVILLE`S TEMPERATURE AVERAGED 39.4 DEGREES WHICH IS 3.6
DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE AVERAGE HIGH WAS 48.9 DEGREES AND THE
AVEAGE LOW WAS 29.8 DEGREES.

THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE DURING THE MONTH WAS 72 DEGREES ON THE
30TH AND THE COLDEST WAS 16 DEGREES ON THE 22ND AND 23RD.

RAINFALL TOTALED 4.95 INCHES WHICH IS 1.64 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.

THERE WERE 2 DAYS WITH THUNDERSTORMS.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED WAS 7.5 MILES AN HOUR. THE FASTEST GUST WAS
39 MILES AN HOUR FROM THE WEST ON THE 30TH.

FOG OCCURRED ON 23 DAYS WITH DENSE FOG ON 2 DAYS OF DENSE FOG.

...

CROSSVILLE`S TEMPERATURE AVERAGED 39.6 DEGREES WHICH IS 3.8
DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE AVERAGE HIGH WAS 47.5 DEGREES AND THE
AVERAGE LOW WAS 31.8 DEGREES.

THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE WAS 68 DEGREES ON THE 11TH AND THE COLDEST
WAS 14 DEGREES ON THE 22ND.

RAINFALL TOTALED 7.13 INCHES WHICH IS 2.37 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.

THERE WERE ONE DAY WITH A THUNDERSTORM.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED WAS 6.1 MILES AN HOUR. THE FASTEST GUST WAS
40 MILES AN HOUR ON THE 29TH AND 30TH.

FOG OCCURRED ON 21 DAYS WITH DENSE FOG ON 7 DAYS.



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