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JULY Tornado Day Climatology: Midwest & Plains 1970-2003

Here is some research I did, on the tornado day climatology for the month of July.

-Number of Tornado Days: 142 days -Average Tornado Days for Month: 4.18 days -COLORADO
-Number of Tornado Days: 056 days -Average Tornado Days for Month: 1.65 days -ILLINOIS
-Number of Tornado Days: 051 days -Average Tornado Days for Month: 1.50 days -INDIANA
-Number of Tornado Days: 102 days -Average Tornado Days for Month: 3.00 days -IOWA
-Number of Tornado Days: 084 days -Average Tornado Days for Month: 2.47 days -KANSAS
-Number of Tornado Days: 077 days -Average Tornado Days for Month: 2.26 days -MICHIGAN
-Number of Tornado Days: 126 days -Average Tornado Days for Month: 3.71 days -MINNESOTA

-Number of Tornado Days: 049 days -Average Tornado Days for Month: 1.44 days -MONTANA
-Number of Tornado Days: 128 days -Average Tornado Days for Month: 3.76 days -NEBRASKA
-Number of Tornado Days: 039 days -Average Tornado Days for Month: 1.15 days -NEW MEXICO
-Number of Tornado Days: 127 days -Average Tornado Days for Month: 3.74 days -NORTH DAKOTA
-Number of Tornado Days: 032 days -Average Tornado Days for Month: 0.94 days -OKLAHOMA
-Number of Tornado Days: 127 days -Average Tornado Days for Month: 3.74 days -SOUTH DAKOTA
-Number of Tornado Days: 063 days -Average Tornado Days for Month: 1.85 days -WYOMING

MISSOURI -Not finished yet.
OHIO -Not finished yet.
TEXAS -Not finished yet.
WISCONSIN -Not finished yet.

Mike
http://mgweather.com
 
MI shows better potential than IN or IL... Probably because most of MIs tornado outbreaks have occured in the month of July, whereas IN and IL get their best action in April...

Colorado leads the list though!
 
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