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2012 Panhandle Weather Summary

Monthly rainfall totals from 6 UF/IFAS FAWN stations located across North Florida.

Monthly rainfall totals from 6 UF/IFAS FAWN weather stations located across North Florida.

2012 was a fairly good weather year. For the year, the Florida Automated Weather Network (FAWN) station at Marianna recorded the highest rainfall with almost 61″ and the lowest total was recorded at the station near Quincy, coming in just below 45″.  Average for the region was 55″ for the year.

In addition to higher rainfall totals than the previous two years, 2012 was also a milder year.  There were only 16 days with low temperatures below freezing, compared to 21 days in 2011, and 51 days in 2010.  There were also only 29 days with high temperatures above 95 in 2012, as compared to 81 in 2011, and 83 in 2010.  The three year drought totals were reduced to some degree with almost 7″ more rain than the 60 year average.

Download the full daily weather report for the entire year:  2012 Jackson Co Weather Summary

Weather data collected near Marianna by the UF/IFAS FAWN weather station located at the NFREC Marianna.

Weather data collected near Marianna by the UF/IFAS FAWN weather station located at the NFREC Marianna.

Doug Mayo

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/01/04/2012-panhandle-weather-summary/