On this date in weather history - December 13th

Author: Trent Aric, Meteorologist, taric@local10.com
Published On: Dec 13 2012 05:56:37 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 17 2012 05:40:32 PM EST
MIAMI -

On this date, the coldest December weather to date of the 20th century hit the South on this date in 1962. Jacksonville, Fla. recorded a low of 12 degrees, while Tampa, Fla. bottomed out at 35 degrees (both records). Blairsville, Ga. set a state record low for the month of December with 9 degrees.

WEDNESDAY'S WEATHER EXTREMES:
   HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).........................84 Miami, Fla.
   HIGHEST HEAT INDEX (DEGREES F)..........................89 Marathon, Fla.
   LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F)..........................-16 Alamosa, Colo.
   LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...........................-58 Nuiqsut, Alaska.
   HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).................................61 Tin City, Alaska.
   HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)..........................1.57 Cocoa Beach, Fla.