Do you remember the heatwaves of 2018 and 2019? Or how about the drought of 2016 and the record rainfall in the late summer of 2017.
I do. I wrote about them for Bham Now.
Well, cross our fingers. According to the weekly AccuWeather forecast, it looks like Birmingham is going to have 70+ degree weather during the first week of Fall. which begins today. Finally, something nice and normal to enjoy in 2020.
A Quick Flashback
Before we pull out the picnic blankets and sweaters just a quick flashback on how freaky Birmingham and Alabama’s fall weather has been over the past few years.
In 2016, I’ll never forget seeing Little Canyon Falls run dry. Check out the photo.
The following year, Birmingham broke precipitation records in the late summer and early fall. Look at Little River Falls the fall after the great drought of 2016.
The last two years Birmingham has experienced oppressive heat waves. In fact, 2019 was the 2nd hottest September on record with 28 out of 30 days topping 90+ degrees.
A Normal Fall? Let’s Hope – Here Are Some Guides
So, will this be a normal Fall? It is 2020 – need I say more.
In anticipation of more 70s degree weather ahead – here are some Bham Now Fall Guides:
Explore Bham Now’s Local Business Guide
Since March, Bham Now has compiled a directory of over 630 local businesses, many that offer deals and discounts. Now is a great time to explore our master list.
Looking for Outdoor Dining
Now more than ever outdoor dining is more popular and during a pandemic safer than ever. Here are several stories and guides about places to visit.
11 of Birmingham’s dreamiest patios to wine + dine
What’s up with outdoor dining in Birmingham + local spots moving seats to the streets
See the Leaves Change
Personally, my favorite part of the fall is when the leaves change. Just this past week, Bham Now content producer released a guide to 5 of the best places to see
the leaves change.
5 short road trip destinations to enjoy colorful foliage this fall
Grab an Ice Cream Float
Who doesn’t like walking around the neighborhood or at a local park with an ice cream float that won’t totally dissolve because the weather is comfortable?
5 spots to grab a classic ice cream float in Birmingham