Tallahassee Sees Cool, Wet July

By: National Weather Service - Tallahassee Email
By: National Weather Service - Tallahassee Email

National Weather Service Release

Tallahassee, FL - 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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