Ithaca Climate Summary for September 2003
- With an average temperature of 60.4 degrees, the month averaged 1.0 degree warmer than normal.
- This was the first time since August-September 2002 that two consecutive months have been warmer than normal.
- This September was 3.6 degrees cooler than September 2002, but warmer than each of the two preceding years.
- The warmest temperature of the month was 83 degrees on the 14th.
- The coldest temperature of the month was 39 degrees, recorded on the 10th.
- The September precipitation total was 5.61 inches, which represented 146% of normal.
- This month was 0.35 inches wetter than September 2002, but drier than both September 1999 and 2001.
- There were 15 days with measurable precipitation this month (2 more than normal) and 4 more days with a trace.
- The year-to-date precipitation accumulation of 33.47 inches was 5.58 inches more than normal.
Keith L. Eggleston (KLE1@cornell.edu)
Northeast Regional Climate Center