Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE, WA
300 AM PDT FRI SEP 2 2016

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...THE WENATCHEE WA PANGBORN FIELD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1959 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             109   08/04/1961
 LOW               42   08/23/1992
HIGHEST            97   08/18        MM      MM      105  08/01
                        08/17
                        08/16
LOWEST             53   08/23        MM      MM       54  08/23
                        08/09                             08/22
AVG. MAXIMUM     87.6              86.1     1.5     89.5
AVG. MINIMUM     61.6              60.8     0.8     64.3
MEAN             74.6              73.5     1.1     76.9
DAYS MAX >= 90     11              10.1     0.9       15
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.01   1976
 MINIMUM         0.00   2011
                        2006
                        2000
TOTALS              T              0.20   -0.20     0.02
DAILY AVG.          T              0.01   -0.01     0.00
DAYS >= .01         0               2.1    -2.1        1
DAYS >= .10         0               0.6    -0.6        0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL       T   08/08 TO 08/08           08/30 TO 08/30

DEGREE_DAYS
COOLING TOTAL     307                80     227      376
 SINCE 1/1        773               788     -15     1338
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/310    DATE  08/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/310    DATE  08/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.00
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           31
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              0
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     39

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                0     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       0     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      2

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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AUGUST 2016 FINISHED DRIER AND SLIGHTLY WARMER THAN NORMAL ACROSS
NORTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON.  SEVERAL COLD FRONTS BROUGHT WINDY
CONDITIONS DURING THE MONTH.  ON THE 2ND AND 27TH WINDY CONDITIONS
LED TO PATCHY BLOWING DUST IN THE COLUMBIA BASIN. WENATCHEE REPORTED PEAK
WIND GUSTS OF NEAR 40 MPH ON THE ON THE 5TH AND 20TH. ON THE 18TH A BACK
DOOR COLD FRONT CAME DOWN FROM THE NORTH WITH WINDY CONDITIONS FOR THE
OKANOGAN VALLEY. THE OTHER NOTEWORTHY EVENT OF THE MONTH WAS A LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM THAT TRACKED THROUGH AUG 7TH THROUGH THE 9TH BRINGING
COOL AND SHOWERY CONDITIONS AS WELL AS ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

NO RECORDS WERE SET DURING THE MONTH AT THE WENATCHEE AIRPORT.



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