After relatively cool weather through the "Meteorological Summer" months of June, July, and August, September of 2013 will go in the record books as the 16th warmest September on record in Topeka, KS. The average high temperature in September of 2013 was 85.7 which is 5.3 degrees above the 30 year September average. The average low temperatures in September of 2013 was 59.9, which is 3.6 degrees warmer than the 30 year September average. The hottest part of the month was September 6th-11th when the average high temperature was 99 degrees. The hottest day of the month was 104 degrees on the 8th, while the coolest temperature recorded in September 2013 was 43 degrees on the 29th.
As far as precipitation is concerned, September 2013 was a relatively normal. Topeka's Billard Airport recorded 3.26" of rainfall which is 0.39" below the 30 year average of 3.66". Most of this rain fell from September 15th-17th when over 2 inches of rainfall was recorded. The wettest September in Topeka was in 1973 when 12.71" of rainfall was recorded.
***All of the above statistics come from Billard Airport in Topeka, KS.
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