Tornadoes - July 2013


NCDC transitioned to the nClimDiv dataset on Thursday, March 13, 2014. This was coincident with the release of the February 2014 monthly monitoring report. For details on this transition, please visit our public FTP site and our U.S. Climate Divisional Database site.


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.

Citing This Report

NOAA National Climatic Data Center, State of the Climate: Tornadoes for July 2013, published online August 2013, retrieved on October 30, 2014 from http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/tornadoes/2013/7.