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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
839 PM EDT TUE AUG 2 2016

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...THE CONCORD NH CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1868 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             102   07/03/1966
                        07/04/1911
 LOW               35   07/07/1965
HIGHEST            97   07/22        93       4       96  07/29
LOWEST             47   07/03        45       2       48  07/17
                                                          07/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     86.0              82.3     3.7     83.4
AVG. MINIMUM     59.0              57.7     1.3     58.2
MEAN             72.5              70.0     2.5     70.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     10               3.7     6.3        6
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        10.29   1915
 MINIMUM         0.91   1910
TOTALS           2.18              3.74   -1.56     2.03
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.12   -0.05     0.07
DAYS >= .01         9              10.9    -1.9       12
DAYS >= .10         7               6.4     0.6        2
DAYS >= .50         1               2.5    -1.5        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.0    -1.0        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.76   07/09

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.0
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      11                17      -6        8
 SINCE 7/1         11                17      -6        8
COOLING TOTAL     250               172      78      194
 SINCE 1/1        372               274      98      325
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/290    DATE  07/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    36/320    DATE  07/23

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     HEAVY RAIN                 5
RAIN                      7     LIGHT RAIN                13
FREEZING RAIN             0     LT FREEZING RAIN           0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     FOG                       12
FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     1     HAZE                       4

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

&&

THE WARM CONDITIONS THAT BEGAN TO BUILD BY THE END OF JUNE CONTINUED
INTO THE FIRST WEEK OF JULY, WITH DAILY TEMPERATURES RISING INTO THE
80S AND 90S. BUT A SHIFT IN THE WEATHER PATTERN BROUGHT COOL, DAMP
WEATHER FOR THE SECOND WEEK OF THE MONTH. THE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 63
DEGREES ON JULY 9 WAS THE COLDEST JULY HIGH TEMPERATURE SINCE 2009.
THE NEXT DAY WAS NOT MUCH BETTER AT ONLY 64 DEGREES. SOME BENEFICIAL
RAIN DID FALL, HELPING TO PREVENT THE DROUGHT FROM WORSENING. WARM
WEATHER SOON RETURNED. ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES LASTED THROUGH THE
LAST HALF OF THE MONTH WITH OCCASIONAL THUNDERSTORMS. THE HIGH
TEMPERATURE OF 97 DEGREES ON JULY 22 WAS THE HOTTEST TEMPERATURE
RECORDED AT CONCORD SINCE THE SAME DATE IN 2011 (THE TEMPERATURE HIT
100 DEGREES ON JULY 22, 2011). THE TEMPERATURE TOPPED 90 DEGREES 6
OUT OF 7 DAYS FROM THE 22ND THROUGH THE 28TH, THE HOTTEST STRETCH OF
TEMPERATURES FOR THE YEAR SO FAR.

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 72.5 DEGREES WHICH WAS 2.5
DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE HOTTEST TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH WAS 97
DEGREES WHICH WAS ALSO THE HOTTEST TEMPERATURE RECORDED IN 5 YEARS.
THE WARMEST JULY ON RECORD WAS IN 1872 WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
OF 75.2 DEGREES. THE COOLEST WAS 1969 AT 65.4 DEGREES.

A TOTAL OF 2.18 INCHES OF RAIN FELL WHICH WAS 1.56 INCHES BELOW
NORMAL. THE TOTAL RAINFALL FOR THE YEAR 2016 SO FAR WAS 16.29 INCHES
WHICH WAS 6.80 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. THE HEAVIEST RAIN WAS ON JULY 9
WHEN 0.76 INCHES OF RAIN FELL. THE DRIEST JULY ON RECORD WAS IN 1910
WHEN ONLY 0.91 INCHES FELL DURING THE MONTH. THE WETTEST WAS 1915
WITH 10.29 INCHES.

THERE WERE NO DAILY RECORDS SET OR TIED DURING JULY 2016.

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KIMBLE


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