September 2010 Dry and Warm across Eastern Kentucky

September Climate Data 

 

September Climate Data 

September Climate Data 

 

September Climate Data 

 NWS Jackson, KY

 

 London, KY

 

BOTH THE JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE AND THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT
FINISHED SEPTEMBER 2010 WARMER THAN NORMAL. WHILE LONDON WAS ONLY A
HALF A DEGREE ABOVE NORMAL...JACKSON WAS TWO AND A HALF DEGREES
WARMER. IN FACT...SEPTEMBER 2010 WAS THE 7TH WARMEST SEPTEMBER ON
RECORD AT JACKSON. ALONG WITH THE WARMTH...DRY CONDITIONS WERE ALSO
PRESENT. THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT WAS A LITTLE OVER A HALF AN INCH
BELOW NORMAL. THE JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE SAW PRECIPITATION TOTALS
NEARLY ONE AND THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH DRIER THAN NORMAL. THIS WAS
ENOUGH TO PLACE SEPTEMBER AS THE 9TH DRIEST SEPTEMBER OF ALL TIME AT
JACKSON.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE NEAR JACKSON FINISHED SEPTEMBER
2010 WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 70.4 DEGREES...WHICH IS 2.5
DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 67.9 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE DAILY HIGH WAS
81.2 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE DAILY LOW WAS 59.9 DEGREES. THE
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR SEPTEMBER 2010 WAS 92 DEGREES...WHICH
OCCURRED ON THE 2ND...7TH AND 23RD. THE 92 DEGREES ESTABLISHED DAILY
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE RECORDS ON THE 2ND AND 23RD. ANOTHER HIGH
TEMPERATURE RECORD WAS SET ON THE 21ST WITH A READING OF 91 DEGREES.
THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE FROM SEPTEMBER WAS 50 DEGREES ON THE 5TH AND
29TH. NO LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET OR TIED AT JACKSON LAST
MONTH.

THE JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE RECEIVED 2.05 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION IN
SEPTEMBER 2010...WHICH IS 1.72 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 3.77
INCHES. THERE WERE SIX DAYS WHEN A HUNDREDTH OF AN INCH OR MORE OF
PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED...AND FIVE DAYS WHEN A TENTH OF AN INCH
OR MORE FELL. THERE WAS ONE DAY WHEN AT LEAST A HALF AN INCH OF
RAIN WAS RECEIVED...AND NO DAYS WITH MORE THAN ONE INCH. THE DAY OF
THE 11TH NETTED 0.77 INCHES OF RAIN WHICH WAS THE GREATEST DAILY
AMOUNT...AS WELL AS THE MOST PRECIPITATION RECEIVED IN A 24 HOUR
PERIOD. NO PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE SET OR TIED AT JACKSON LAST
MONTH. THE PRECIPITATION TOTAL FOR THE YEAR IS NOW 34.84
INCHES...WHICH IS 2.89 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.

THUNDER WAS HEARD 4 DAYS LAST MONTH AT THE JACKSON WEATHER
OFFICE...WHICH IS ABOVE THE AVERAGE FOR SEPTEMBER OF 3.0 DAYS. THERE
WERE 12 DAYS WITH FOG...4 OF WHICH FEATURED DENSE FOG. SEPTEMBER
NORMALLY AVERAGES 6.2 DAYS OF DENSE FOG. THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR
SEPTEMBER WAS 1.9 MPH...AND THE HIGHEST WIND GUST OF 29 MPH WAS
RECORDED ON SEPTEMBER 3RD. THE MEAN WIND SPEED FOR SEPTEMBER IS
TYPICALLY 4.4 MPH.

JACKSON ACCUMULATED 25 HEATING DEGREE DAYS LAST MONTH WHICH ARE THE
FIRST HEATING DEGREE DAYS RECORDED SO FAR THIS SEASON. THIS IS 19
BELOW NORMAL FOR THE MONTH...AND 23 BELOW NORMAL FOR THE SEASON. THE
JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE TALLIED 194 COOLING DEGREE DAYS IN
SEPTEMBER...WHICH WAS 64 COOLING DEGREE DAYS ABOVE NORMAL FOR THE
MONTH. THE SEASONAL TOTAL IS NOW 1481...452 COOLING DEGREE DAYS
ABOVE NORMAL.

AT THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT...THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 68.5
DEGREES...WHICH IS 0.6 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 67.9 DEGREES FOR
SEPTEMBER. THE AVERAGE DAILY HIGH WAS 80.8 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE
DAILY LOW WAS 56.2 DEGREES. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FROM LAST MONTH
WAS 90 DEGREES...WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 2ND. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE
FROM SEPTEMBER 2010 WAS 46 DEGREES...AND HAPPENED ON THE 5TH AND
29TH. NO HIGH OR LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET OR TIED AT THE
LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT LAST MONTH. A MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE RECORD
WAS TIED AT LONDON LAST MONTH WITH A TEMPERATURE OF 68 DEGREES ON
THE 22ND.

THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT RECORDED 2.78 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION IN
SEPTEMBER 2010...WHICH IS 0.59 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 3.37
INCHES.  THERE WERE SIX DAYS WHEN A HUNDREDTH OF AN INCH OR MORE
FELL...AND FIVE DAYS WHEN A TENTH OF AN INCH OR MORE OF RAIN WAS
RECORDED. LONDON HAD ONE DAY WITH AT LEAST A HALF AN INCH...AND ONE
DAY WITH MORE THAN ONE INCH. THE GREATEST DAILY AMOUNT WAS 1.73
INCHES AND OCCURRED ON THE 11TH...AND ESTABLISHED THE ONLY DAILY
PRECIPITATION RECORD FOR LONDON LAST MONTH. THE MOST RAINFALL
RECEIVED IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD WAS 1.77 INCHES FROM THE 10TH THROUGH
THE 11TH. THUS FAR THIS YEAR LONDON HAS TOTALED 35.52 INCHES...WHICH
IS 0.88 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.

LONDON HAD THREE DAYS WITH THUNDER LAST MONTH. ALSO...THERE WERE 22
DAYS WITH FOG...AND TWO DAYS WITH DENSE FOG. THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED
FOR SEPTEMBER 2010 WAS 3.3 MPH...WITH THE HIGHEST WIND GUST OF 29
MPH RECORDED ON THE 24TH.

LONDON RECORDED THEIR FIRST HEATING DEGREE DAYS OF THE SEASON LAST
MONTH. LONDON TOTALED 30 HEATING DEGREE DAYS DURING SEPTEMBER. THIS
IS 18 BELOW NORMAL FOR THE MONTH...AND 20 BELOW FOR THE SEASON. THE
LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT HAD 142 COOLING DEGREE DAYS LAST MONTH...WHICH
IS 9 COOLING DEGREE DAYS ABOVE NORMAL. THE SEASONAL TOTAL IS NOW
1430...WHICH IS 354 COOLING DEGREE DAYS ABOVE NORMAL FOR THE SEASON.

WEATHER RECORDS AT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE NEAR JACKSON
KENTUCKY DATE BACK TO JANUARY 1ST 1981...WHILE CLIMATE RECORDS FOR
THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT BEGAN ON THE 11TH OF NOVEMBER 1954.

FOR MORE INFORMATION... 

JACKSON KENTUCKY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR SEPTEMBER 2010.

LONDON KENTUCKY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR SEPTEMBER 2010



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