925 AM EST THU JAN 5 2012

...December had above normal temperatures and rainfall in

The average monthly temperature for December recorded at the
Tallahassee Regional Airport was 57.0 degrees, or 3.8 degrees above
normal. The highest temperature recorded during the month was 78
degrees on the 5th and 22nd. The lowest temperature was 27 degrees
on the 1st. There were no temperature records tied or broken during
the month. Five freezes were recorded at the Tallahassee Airport
which was 3 below normal.

Rainfall at the Tallahassee Regional Airport for December measured
4.40 inches, or 0.50 inches above normal. There were 7 days with
measurable rainfall during the month, or 1 below normal. The
greatest amount in a 24-hour period was 2.15 inches on the 12th.
There were 2 days with thunder reported at the airport which was
normal. The peak wind gust was 33 mph from the west on the 7th.

The outlook for January from the Climate Prediction Center calls for
equal chances of experiencing above, normal or below normal
temperatures and an enhanced chance of experiencing below normal
precipitation. The average monthly temperature for January is 51.2
degrees with normal monthly rainfall of 4.34 inches.


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