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North and Central Georgia

April 2019 Climate Summary

 

For April, the majority of locations were about 1 to 4 degrees warmer than normal and 0 to 3 inches wetter than normal.

 

Monthly Top 10 Rankings

None

*Complete rankings in tables below

 

April Avg. Temperature (°F) and Rankings

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Site

Avg. Temp. and Current Ranking

Normal

Dep. from Normal

Record

Athens

63.9 (24th Warmest)

61.7

+2.2

67.3 (1981)

Atlanta

65.3 (14th Warmest)

62.0

+3.3

67.8 (2017)

Columbus

66.5 (33rd Warmest)

64.6

+1.9

70.8 (1927)

Macon

65.3 (38th Warmest)

63.4

+1.9

69.2 (1954)

Cartersville

61.9

59.2

+2.7

 

DeKalb Peachtree Arpt

62.4

61.6

+0.8

 

Fulton Co. Arpt

63.3

61.0

+2.3

 

Gainesville

62.7

60.4

+2.3

 

Peachtree City

64.1

60.5

+3.6

 

Rome

63.4

59.8

+3.6

 

 

Temp. Extremes (°F) for April

Site

Warmest Temp.

Coldest Temp.

Athens

86 (4/30)

33 (4/1)

Atlanta

85 (4/29,4/30)

38 (4/1)

Columbus

88 (4/30)

41 (4/1,4/3)

Macon

88 (4/29,4/30)

36 (4/1)

Cartersville

85 (4/29,4/30)

31 (4/1,4/3*)

DeKalb Peachtree Arpt

84 (4/29,4/30)

31 (4/1*)

Fulton Co. Arpt

86 (4/29,4/30)

32 (4/1*)

Gainesville

83 (4/30)

33 (4/1*)

Peachtree City

87 (4/29.4/30)

35 (4/1,4/3)

Rome

88 (4/30)

34 (4/1,4/3)

* Set record for day

 

April Precipitation Totals (in) and Rankings

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Site

Avg. Temp. and Current Ranking

Normal

Dep. from Normal

Record

Athens

3.38 (63rd Wettest)

3.15

+0.23

11.60 (1936)

Atlanta

6.34 (19th Wettest)

3.36

+2.98

11.86 (1979)

Columbus

4.36 (51st Wettest)

3.55

+0.81

11.67 (1953)

Macon

2.90 (68th Wettest)

2.96

-0.06

10.25 (1938)

Cartersville

4.58

3.91

+0.67

 

DeKalb Peachtree Arpt

7.10

3.65

+3.45

 

Fulton Co. Arpt

6.01

3.74

+2.27

 

Gainesville

6.31

3.56

+2.75

 

Peachtree City

7.02

3.92

+3.10

 

Rome

3.71

4.05

-0.34

 

 

Precip. Extremes (in) for April

Site

Highest Daily Amount

Athens

2.14 (4/19)*

Atlanta

3.37 (4/19)*

Columbus

1.44 (4/19)

Macon

0.91 (4/8)

Cartersville

2.20 (4/19)*

DeKalb Peachtree Arpt

3.26 (4/19)*

Fulton Co. Arpt

2.56 (4/19)*

Gainesville

3.01 (4/19)*

Peachtree City

4.37 (4/19)*

Rome

1.03 (4/19)

* Set record for day

Heavy rainfall and severe storms occurred on the 19th of April. For more information, click the image to view to our webpage with details about the day. 

Records Set This April:

Athens

  • Low Maximum Temperature Record
    • 52 on 4/20 (breaks old record of 54 last set in 1953)
  • Daily Precipitation Record
    • 2.14 on 4/19 (breaks old record of 1.75 last set in 1943)

Atlanta

  • Daily Precipitation Record
    • 3.37 on 4/19 (breaks old record of 1.45 last set in 1940)

No records were set at Columbus or Macon. 

 

May Outlook

Based on the Climate Prediction Center’s May outlook, all of north and central Georgia has a 50 to 60% chance of above normal temperatures. For precipitation, much of north and all of central Georgia has a 33 to 40% chance of above normal precipitation.

 

Data prepared by the Atlanta Forecast Office.