The Southeast Region 5M by Audrey and Ben J.

States in the Southeast Region: Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Tennessee

Summer: Mild weather hitting 90°F, with much more thunder storms. Mostly hot, and humid. Also tornados are more common.
Fall: Appears later in spring and earlier than in the Northeast. Cooler temperatures approach in mid October.
Winter: The most common precipitation is rain, because it's close to the equator. Temperatures average in the 50s during the day. Warmer and milder than the Northeast.
Spring: Comes earlier than the Northeast, and is in full effect by March.

Average Yearly Temperature: 55°F to 71°F

Extreme High Temperatures: 109°F to 112°F

Extreme Low Temperatures: -2°F to -34°F

Seven day forecast - Orlando, Florida:

Climatologists can look back through years of records to find out how often droughts happen in a specific city or region. Scientists have proven Droughts can happen anywhere, but it may happen more often in some areas than in others, because they used careful weather instruments.

Some examples of weather instruments are:

Thermometers: Used in many places to measure temperature. Scientists use these to measure the temperature in a specific range.

Hygrometer: Device that measures the humidity in the local atmosphere. Scientists use this to measure the amount of water vapor in the air to predict fog etc.

Barometer:  are used to measure the pressure in the atmosphere. Changing pressure in the atmosphere can tell scientists about storms approaching

Common weather in SouthEast Region:

  • Drought
  • Heavy rain and flooding hurricanes
  • Heavy snow events and snow fall
  • Ice storms and freezing rain
  • Thunder with high wind and hail
  • Lightning
  • Tornados
  • Extreme heat
Historic event: The blizzard of 1993 (AKA) super storm 93 took place on March 12, 1993 and dissipated on March 15, 1993

Weather service described it as "One of the worst storms of the 20th century". Over 250 people were killed. The damage cost $8.7 billion dollars. Areas such as Alabama and Georgia received around 7 to 8 inches of snow, and Birmingham, Alabama received about 13 inches of snow. The cyclone also scattered hurricanes around Florida, and high winds.

Thank you for visiting the Southeast!

Credits:

Created with images by Tony Fischer Photography - "Top of Mt. Hood, Oregon" • Ironchefbalara - "zambales sunrise" • mesaba - "2009-10-montreal-DSC_4317.JPG" • kachi - "winter landscape snow" • Hans - "crocus flower spring" • Michel Curi - "Bloom Surprise" • ashirova0 - "thermometer winter frost" • Sally E J Hunter - "Hygrometer" • bazzadarambler - "barometer" • janeb13 - "tropical cyclone catarina march 26th 2004 cyclone" • NOAA Photo Library - "nssl0054" • snowpeak - "Lightning" • heliofil - "desert mud dry" • Thomas Good - "Flood-2508" • Unsplash - "scene winter cold" • leoleobobeo - "yellow composite wildflower tennessee"

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