Ithaca Climate Summary for September 2005
- With an average temperature of 62.9 degrees, the month averaged 3.5 degrees warmer than normal.
- This was the 14th warmest September since records began in 1873.
- The four months of June through September was the warmest such period on record, averaging 4.2 degrees warmer than normal.
- Each of the last four months have been warmer than normal.
- The warmest temperature of the month was 85 degrees on the 14th, 15th and 16th.
- The coldest temperature of the month was 36 degrees on the 30th.
- The September precipitation total was 2.11 inches, which was 55% of normal.
- Of this total, 60% fell on the last five days of the month and another 27% fell on the first day of the month.
- This was the driest September since 1995.
- Year-to-date precipitation has fallen below normal, as the total of 26.58 inches at month's end was 1.31 inches below normal.
Keith L. Eggleston (KLE1@cornell.edu)
Northeast Regional Climate Center