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Autumn 2016 Warmest on Record in DFW

While astronomical fall doesn't end until Dec. 21, the fall season for meteorologists ends on Wednesday.

Meteorological fall extends from Sept. 1 to Nov. 30, and for that three month period, we can now say unequivocally that autumn 2016 is the warmest recorded for Dallas-Fort Worth since records began in 1898.

The mean temperature for the entire fall season was 73.1 degrees.

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This past month was likewise the warmest November ever recorded, with an average temperature of 63.6 degrees.

November was wetter than normal, with rainfall of 3.17 inches, after a very dry September and October.

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