Talking Climate Change with a Middle School Student

State climatoligist David Zierden answers questions about climate change from a middle school student. More...

Humidity in Florida

As the State Climate office for Florida, we often get questions about living with high humidity. Many people suffer from respiratory illness or other health problems that are affected by humidity and they are trying to find a suitable climate to move to. More...

FL Climate Center makes statement on the IPCC report

State Climatologist David Zierden discusses the new United Nations sponsored Intergovernment Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report and what it means for Florida. More...

Florida Drought Monitor

The U.S. Drought Monitor offers weekly maps showing conditions at national, regional, and state levels. The data cutoff for Drought Monitor maps is Tuesday at 7 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. The maps, which are based on analysis of the data, are released each Thursday at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time.

Climate of Florida

This report, prepared by FSU professor emeritus Dr. Mort Winsberg, contains descriptions of some of the principal climatic features and a number of climatological summaries for stations in various geographic regions of the State.

Events

Wednesday
28
Sep
Apalachicola, Fla.
Starts at: 28 Sep, 2016 TO 29 Sep, 2016 (all-day)
Wednesday
05
Oct
West Palm Beach, FL, USA
Starts at: 05 Oct, 2016 TO 07 Oct, 2016 (all-day)
Wednesday
12
Oct
Auburn, AL, USA
Starts at: 12 Oct, 2016 TO 14 Oct, 2016 (all-day)
 

FL Climate Summary

Average temperatures in August were mostly above normal across the state, and rainfall totals were varied. ENSO-neutral conditions are present in the Pacific, and the ENSO Alert System is at a La Niña watch. NOAA's Climate Prediction Center predicts a 55-60% chance of La Niña during the fall and winter of 2016-2017.

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