Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
310 PM MDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE ALBUQUERQUE  NM CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1891 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             101   08/02/1979
                        08/01/1938
 LOW               50   08/28/1992
HIGHEST            93   08/12        96      -3       98  08/18
                                                          08/15
                                                          08/14
LOWEST             55   08/24        57      -2       61  08/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     85.8              87.2    -1.4     91.5              REC
AVG. MINIMUM     62.5              65.1    -2.6     65.8
MEAN             74.1              76.2    -2.1     78.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      6               9.9    -3.9       21
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         3.74   2006
                        2000
                        1935                                          REC
 MINIMUM            T   1962
TOTALS           0.86              1.58   -0.72     0.32
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.05   -0.02     0.01
DAYS >= .01         8               9.2    -1.2        6
DAYS >= .10         2               4.2    -2.2        1
DAYS >= .50         0               0.9    -0.9        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.45   08/04 TO 08/04              0.16
                        08/03 TO 08/04
                        08/04 TO 08/04

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   2006
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31               0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL     291               346     -55      431
 SINCE 1/1       1312              1157     155     1226
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/220    DATE  08/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/170    DATE  04

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            3
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             26
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     51

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       1     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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THE AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE AT THE ALBUQUERQUE SUNPORT IN AUGUST
WAS 85.8 DEGREES WHICH IS 1.4 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL AND THE AVERAGE
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS 62.5 DEGREES WHICH WAS 1.9 DEGREES ABOVE
NORMAL. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS 74.1 DEGREES WHICH IS
2.1 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL.

THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 93 DEGREES ON THE 12TH
AND THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS 55 DEGREES ON THE 24TH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR AUGUST 2016 WAS 0.86 INCHES WHICH WAS 0.72
INCHES BELOW NORMAL. THE HIGHEST ONE DAY TOTAL WAS 0.45 INCHES ON
THE 4TH OF AUGUST.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED WAS 7.9 MILES PER HOUR FOR AUGUST. THE PEAK
GUST FOR THE MONTH WAS 47 MPH FROM THE SOUTH WHICH OCCURED ON THE
4TH OF AUGUST.

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