Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE, WA
1202 PM PDT MON AUG 1 2016

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...THE SPOKANE WA AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1881 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             108   07/26/1928
 LOW               37   07/08/1981
HIGHEST            97   07/29        MM      MM      100  07/31
LOWEST             47   07/05        MM      MM       49  07/28
AVG. MAXIMUM     81.0              83.3    -2.3     87.1
AVG. MINIMUM     56.9              56.3     0.6     61.3
MEAN             69.0              69.8    -0.8     74.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      7               7.2    -0.2       13
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         2.37   1909
 MINIMUM         0.00   1883
TOTALS           0.27              0.64   -0.37     0.19
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.02   -0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01         5               5.0     0.0        2
DAYS >= .10         1               2.1    -1.1        1
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.14   07/09 TO 07/09           07/11 TO 07/11

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      20                32     -12        5
 SINCE 7/1         20                32     -12        5
COOLING TOTAL     152               180     -28      300
 SINCE 1/1        278               243      35      557
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/320    DATE  07/22
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/240    DATE  07/03

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             17
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     47

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       3     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      0

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

$$

JULY 2016 WAS AN ACTIVE MONTH ACROSS NORTHEAST WASHINGTON AND
THE NORTH IDAHO PANHANDLE WITH SEVERAL ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. THIS RESULTED IN A SLIGHTLY COOLER THAN NORMAL
MONTH...WITH MIXED RESULTS FOR PRECIPITATION GIVEN THE HIT AND MISS
NATURE OF THE STORMS. THE STRONGEST STORMS OCCURRED ON THE 22ND AND
26TH. ON THE 22ND A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TRACKED ACROSS NORTHERN
WASHINGTON AND IDAHO PRODUCING ABUNDANT LIGHTNING, SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS, AND 2 TORNADOES. EF0 TORNADOES WERE ON THE WATERVILLE
PLATEAU AND AIRWAY HEIGHTS. WIND DAMAGE FROM THUNDERSTORMS ALSO
OCCURRED IN THE NORTH SPOKANE AND MEAD AREAS WITH DOWNED TREES
NICKEL SIZE HAIL WAS ALSO REPORTED IN SPOKANE.  ON THE 26TH STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS NEAR THE CANADIAN BORDER SENT OUT A STRONG OUTFLOW
BOUNDARY WITH DOWNED TREES BETWEEN ADDY AND CHEWELAH. THIS OUTFLOW
BOUNDARY ALSO HELPED TRIGGERS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE UPPER
COLUMBIA BASIN...AND THE SPOKANE AND COEUR D`ALENE AREA.

THE OTHER NOTEWORTHY EVENT WAS WINDY CONDITIONS ON THE 3RD AND 5TH
WITH PEAK WIND GUSTS AROUND 40 MPH IN SPOKANE.

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


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