2021 Weather Summary and 1st Quarter 2022 Outlook

2021 Weather Summary and 1st Quarter 2022 Outlook

Rainfall December was another typical La Niña winter month that was warmer and dryer than normal for much of the Panhandle.  The map to the left above shows rainfall estimates ranged from 0.5″ (red) to 6″ (dark green),with most of the region ranging from...
November 2021 Weather Summary and 2022 Outlook

November 2021 Weather Summary and 2022 Outlook

Rainfall November was not a typical month across the Panhandle.  After months of above average rainfall in 2021, La Niña kicked in with a vengeance.  The map above to the left shows the actual estimated rainfall for November.  The entire Panhandle received less than...
October 2021 Weather Summary and Winter Outlook

October 2021 Weather Summary and Winter Outlook

Rainfall October was yet another month in 2021 with above average rainfall across the Panhandle, but it was also much cooler than previous months.  The map above to the left shows the estimated rainfall totals for all of Florida in October.  Much of the Panhandle...
Friday Feature:  the Forgotten Storm

Friday Feature: the Forgotten Storm

Three years ago this week, on October 10, 2018, Calhoun County, Florida received a direct hit from Category 5 Hurricane Michael.  This was one of the most powerful storms to make landfall in US history.  All of Calhoun County experienced severe damage, but its vast...
September 2021 Weather Summary and Last Quarter Outlook

September 2021 Weather Summary and Last Quarter Outlook

Rainfall September was yet another wet month for much of the Panhandle, but at least there was a break in the rain at the end of the month that was ideal for hay and peanut harvest.  Even so, the Panhandle received between 5 to 12.5″ in September, with most of...
August 2021 Weather Summary and Harvest Season Outlook

August 2021 Weather Summary and Harvest Season Outlook

Rainfall August was yet another wet month this growing season for much of the Panhandle, but not for every county.  The map on the left shows that the rainfall totals for August 2021 ranged from 6″ to 10″, in this region.  The map to the right compares the...