September 2019 gave Floridians a small glimpse of fall weather with temperatures that were a little cooler than September 2018. The average high temperature in September 2019 was 90 degrees compared to an average high temperature of 92 degrees in September 2018. Hurricane Dorian’s near visit to our area increased rainfall in September 2019 to 3.56” compared to 2.61” last September.
The average low temperature was 74 degrees, which was a little lower than the average low temperature of 76 degrees in September 2018. The maximum temperature for both September 2019 and 2018 was 95 degrees and the minimum temperature for September 2019 was a cool 67 degrees compared to 73 degrees for September 2018.
There were 516 cooling degree days and 0 heating degree days for September 2019, while last year there were 519 cooling degree days with 0 heating degree days. The Degree Days are based on how much warmer or cooler the average temperature at a particular location is than 65 degrees. In other words, if the average temperature is 60 degrees outside on a particular day, there are 5 Heating Degree Days for that day in that location.
October 2019 is forecast for an average high of 84 degrees which is three degrees cooler than last year’s average high. Rainfall is forecast to be similar this October to the precipitation amount in October 2018.
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** Past weather data sourced from Leesburg Airport weather station.