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North and Central Georgia

July 2019 Climate Summary

 

For July, the majority of locations were 0 to 2 degrees warmer than normal and 0 to 3 inches drier than normal. 

 

July Monthly Top 10 Rankings

Athens

5th Driest July on Record

Atlanta

9th Warmest July on Record

Columbus

None

Macon
None

 

*Complete rankings in tables below

 

Temp. Extremes (ºF) for July

Site

Warmest Temp.

Coldest Temp.

Athens

99 (7/16)

63 (7/25,7/26)

Atlanta

95 (7/2,7/4)

67 (7/25)

Columbus

98 (7/2)

67 (7/25)

Macon

100 (7/16,7/18)

60 (7/25)*

Cartersville

96 (7/2)*

58 (7/25)*

DeKalb Peachtree Arpt

95 (7/2)

62 (7/25)*

Fulton Co. Arpt

95 (7/2,7/4,7/5,7/16*)

60 (7/25)*

Gainesville

94 (7/2)

64(7/26)*

Peachtree City

96 (7/4)*

61 (7/25)

Rome

100 (7/8)

60 (7/25)*

* Set record for day

 

July Avg. Temperature (°F) and Rankings

* Click on site name below to view a graph with additional data

Site

Avg. Temp. and Current Ranking

Normal

Dep. from Normal

Record

Athens

82.0 (18th Warmest)

80.6

+1.4

85.2 (1993)

Atlanta

82.2 (9th Warmest)

80.2

+2.0

85.3 (1993)

Columbus

83.3 (30th Warmest)

82.5

+0.8

85.8 (1993)

Macon

82.9 (23rd  Warmest)

81.8

+1.1

 86.5 (1986)

Cartersville

79.9

78.3

+1.6

 

DeKalb Peachtree Arpt

80.2

79.8

+0.4

 

Fulton Co. Arpt

81.1

79.8

+1.3

 

Gainesville

80.0

78.8

+1.2

 

Peachtree City

81.5

79.3

+2.1

 

Rome

81.8

79.4

+2.4

 

 

Precip. Extremes (in) for July

Site

Highest Daily Amount

Athens

0.56 (7/19)

Atlanta

0.97 (7/19)

Columbus

2.00 (7/19)

Macon

1.21 (7/19)

Cartersville

1.56 (7/19)*

DeKalb Peachtree Arpt

0.86 (7/20)

Fulton Co. Arpt

0.78 (7/29)

Gainesville

1.13 (7/7)

Peachtree City

0.91 (7/5)* 

Rome

3.26 (7/20)*

* Set record for day

 

July 2019 Precipitation Totals (in) and Rankings

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Site

Total Precip. and Current Ranking

Normal

Dep. from Normal

Record

Athens

1.37 (5th Driest)

4.47

-3.10

0.93 (1947)

Atlanta

2.06 (13th Driest)

5.27

-3.21

0.56 (1881)

Columbus

3.92 (42th Driest)

4.76

-0.84

0.96 (2016)

Macon

3.40 (39th Driest)

4.95

-1.55

0.37 (1986)

Cartersville

4.44

4.66

-0.22

 

DeKalb Peachtree Arpt

3.14

5.02

-1.88

 

Fulton Co. Arpt

2.17

5.06

-2.89

 

Gainesville

3.07

4.51

-1.44

 

Peachtree City

2.08

5.26

-3.18

 

Rome

4.20

4.32

-0.12

 


 

Records Set this July

Athens:

  • None

Atlanta:

  • Highest Minimum Temperature
    • ​77 degrees on 7/4 (breaks old record of 76 degrees last set in 2016)

Columbus:

  • None

Macon:

  • Lowest Minimum Temperature
    • ​60 degrees on 7/25 (breaks old record of 64 degrees last set in 2009)

 

August Outlook

Based on the Climate Prediction Center’s August outlook, much of north and central Georgia has a 33 to 40% chance of above normal temperatures. For precipitation, all of north and central Georgia has equal chances of above, below, or normal precipitation. 

 

August Drought Outlook

Based on the U.S. Monthly Drought Outlook for June, a small area of drought is expected to persist in portions of central Georgia. 

 

Data prepared by the Atlanta Forecast Office.