Thursday, January 14, 2010

Cold Start to 2010

Huntsville, Alabama has experienced the coldest first 10 days of any year on record. The official average temperature in Huntsville during the first 10 days of 2010 was 24.8. This beats the previous record of 26.1 that was set in 1942. Additional information on this can be found at the National Weather Service Huntsville website.

I recorded the following low and high temperatures at my location at the foot of Chapman Mountain and Monte Sano in Northeast Huntsville:

Date - Min / Max
1/1/10 - 27 / 42
1/2/10 - 18.0 / 30
1/3/10 - 16.9 / 32.0
1/4/10 - 16.3 / 28.3
1/5/10 - 12.4 / 31.6
1/6/10 - 12.3 / 36
1/7/10 - 17 / 32.4
1/8/10 - 12.0 / 21.6
1/9/10 - 13.5 / 27.5
1/10/10 - 11.8 / 31.8
1/11/10 - 14.2 / 42.4
1/12/10 - 19.0 / 48.0
1/13/10 - 19.0, as of 6:30 a.m.

The average low between January 1 and 13 was 16.1 (range 12-27).
The average high between january 1 and 12 was 33.6 (range 22-48).

Here are links to coverage from the Huntsville Times and Decatur Daily.

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