Ithaca Climate Summary for September 1999
- With an average temperature of 62.7 degrees, the month of September 1999 averaged 2.9 degrees warmer than normal.
- Four of the last five months have been at least 2.9 degrees warmer than normal.
- The warmest temperature of the month was 89 degrees on the 4th.
- The coldest temperature of the month was 37 degrees on the 23rd and 26th.
- September precipitation totalled 6.91 inches, which was nearly double (196%) the normal.
- This September was the 5th wettest September on record and the wettest since 1977.
- It was the wettest of any month since August 1994.
- There were 4 days with more than 0.9 inches of precipitation. There had only been 2 such days in the last 14 months combined.
- The greatest one-day precipitation amount this month was 3.13 inches on the 16-17th (associated with Hurricane Floyd).
- This month ended a string of five consecutive dry months.
- The year-to-date precipitation total at the end of the month was 24.05 inches, which was 2.45 inches below normal.
Keith L. Eggleston (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Northeast Regional Climate Center