September 2013 Weather Recap

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With only 1.69 inches of rain September 2013 became the 7th driest September on record for Boone based on data from 1980 to 2013. 23.01 inches in 2004 stands as the record for the month based on all data from 1929 til now, the driest .39 in 1984.

*Graphic from Southeastern Regional Climate Center*
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For the month from the Watauga Medical Center reporting station:

Highest temperature – 80.6 Wednesday Sept 11, 80.42 Tuesday Sept 10
Lowest temperature – 40.1 Monday Sept 23
Peak Wind Gusts – 31 mph at 7:35am Friday Sept 13
Highest Rain Amounts – .57 Wednesday Sept 11

Other items of note:

Greatest one temperature swing – Friday September 27 from 41.9 to 70.88.

Number of days with highs in the 50s – 2, 60s – 11, 70s – 15, 80s – 2

Rainfall for the month from National Weather Service
Sept 2013 rainfall

Sept2013 month_hilo_plot

Sept2013 rainfall_plot

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