Monsoon 2013 is done! How did it stack up? - Tucson News Now

Monsoon 2013 is done! How did it stack up?

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Monsoon 2013 is done! 

The numbers go into the record books June 15 though September 30 each year.  

According to the Tucson National Weather Service (NWS) this was the 6th warmest and 20th driest monsoon for the city. 

The Tucson NWS says "Monsoon 2013 ended up with an average temperature of 86.8°, which is 0.4° above normal. Temperature extremes ranged from 112° on June 29th to a low of 57° on September 28th."

 

Rainfall totals in the Tucson basin ranged from 1.50" to 5.50" with some localized areas getting 6" to 8" of rain.

Mt. Lemmon racked up over 20" this year!

Plus many other towns and cities across Southeast Arizona measured above average rain totals.  

Click here for monsoon totals, records, and averages across Southeast Arizona.

The Tucson NWS looks at rain totals from a variety of gauges across the area.  

More numbers can be found at rainlog.org, the Pima County Regional Flood Control District gauges and CoCoRaHS

 

Click here for the complete Tucson NWS monsoon and September climate report. 

 

Monsoon 2013 stats
Season
Normal
Departure
Average high temperature
99.2°
99.1°
+ 0.1°
Average low temperature
74.3°
72.3°
+ 2.0°
Average temperature
86.8°
85.7°
+ 1.1°
Rainfall
3.74"
6.08"
- 2.34"
Average dew point temperature
51.0°
52.7°
- 1.7°
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