"Super" El Niño Poised to Disrupt Weather Patterns

Over the past several months, water temperatures in the central and eastern Pacific Ocean have been warming at an alarming rate, building one of the strongest El Niños in decades. More...

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.


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FL Climate Summary

During November, average temperatures were well above normal across Florida, and precipitation was varied. Strong El Niño conditions remain present in the equatorial Pacific. NOAA's Climate Prediction Center predicts above normal temperatures for most of the state, and above precipitation across the state for the month of December, followed by below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation likely to persist throughout winter and early spring.





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