Tornadoes - September 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 September, there were 16 preliminary tornado reports. This is well below the 1991-2010 average of 74. There were no tornado-related fatalities reported during the month. This marked a continuation of below-average tornado counts during 2013 to date. There were 710 tornadoes during the January-August period, and the 16 tornado reports still pending for September, for an estimated year-to-date (January-September) tornado count of 726. The 1991-2010 average number of tornadoes for the nine-month period is 1,110.