236 AM EDT Fri Aug 2 2013
...July was cooler and much wetter than normal for Tallahassee...
The average monthly temperature for July recorded at the Tallahassee
Regional Airport was 81.0 degrees, or 1.0 degrees below normal.
The highest temperature recorded during the month was 95 degrees on
the 26th. The lowest temperature was 69 degrees on the 12th and
13th. There were no temperature records tied or broken during the month.
Rainfall at the Tallahassee Regional Airport for July measured 14.96
inches, or 7.79 inches above normal. This amount is more than twice
the normal rainfall for July and makes July 2013 the 9th wettest on
record for Tallahassee. There were 25 days with measurable rainfall
during the month which was 10 above normal. The greatest amount in a
24-hour period was 2.92 on the 2nd through the 3rd. Two new daily
rainfall records were established. On the 3rd, 2.53 inches was
recorded and 2.5 inches fell on the 20th. There were 24 days with
thunder at the airport which was 5 above normal. The peak wind for
the month was 48 mph from the east on the 3rd.
Top 10 wettest July`s for Tallahassee
1  20.12 1964
2  18.83 1969
3  18.03 1948
4  17.52 1975
5  16.40 1998
6  16.13 1970
7  15.50 1949
8  15.19 1979
9  14.96 2013
10 14.17 1916
Other July rainfall totals from around the local Tri-state region:
19.18 Geneva
17.57 Dothan
16.08 Headland
12.96 Cuthbert
9.37 Valdosta
8.83 Moultrie
7.63 Albany
21.01 Cross City
18.48 Chipley
17.53 Mayo
14.74 Panama City International Airport
12.98 Perry
12.33 Madison
12.31 Apalachicola
11.45 Marianna
The outlook for August from the climate prediction center calls for
equal chances of experiencing above, normal or below normal
temperatures and an enhanced chance of experiencing above normal
rainfall. The average monthly temperature for August is 81.8 degrees
with normal rainfall of 7.35 inches.
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