Tornadoes - July 2013
NCEI added Alaska climate divisions to its nClimDiv dataset on Friday, March 6, 2015, coincident with the release of the February 2015 monthly monitoring report. For more information on this data, please visit the Alaska Climate Divisions FAQ.
According to data from the Storm Prediction Center, during July, there were 61 preliminary tornado reports. This is below the 1991-2010 average of 134. There were no reported tornado-related fatalities during the month. This marked a continuation of below-average tornado counts during 2013 to date.There were 216 confirmed tornadoes during the January-April period, and 453 tornado reports still pending for May-July, for an estimated year-to-date (January-July) tornado count of 669. The 1991-2010 average number tornadoes for the seven-month period is 953.