Aug 18, 2015

Where fall strikes first

Northern Florida has hotter summers ...

In terms of daytime highs.

The graph above shows a daily high and low temperature chart for Pensacola Florida.  The gray coded background shows the historically normal (light gray) and extreme (dark gray) trend.  Can you see how Labor Day ushers in cooler temps?
But their summers are shorter, too.

Labor Day marks the start of a steady "air temperature" decline.

Unlike the south peninsula, Florida's upper half is the recipient of more frequent (and more frigid) continental fronts. 

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