Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS
640 AM CDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE NEW ORLEANS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1946 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   08/22/1980
 LOW               60   08/30/1968
HIGHEST            98   08/02                         98  08/10
LOWEST             73   08/13                         69  08/28
AVG. MAXIMUM     92.6              91.2     1.4     92.7
AVG. MINIMUM     79.4              75.3     4.1     77.1
MEAN             86.0              83.3     2.7     84.9
DAYS MAX >= 90     27              21.2     5.8       25
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
 MINIMUM
TOTALS          11.87              5.98    5.89     3.28
DAILY AVG.       0.38              0.19    0.19     0.11
DAYS >= .01        18              13.1     4.9        8
DAYS >= .10        16               8.7     7.3        6
DAYS >= .50         9               3.7     5.3        3
DAYS >= 1.00        4               1.7     2.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.43   08/11 TO 08/12

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

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL     656               566      90      625
 SINCE 1/1       2702              2246     456     2629
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/200    DATE  08/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/080    DATE  08/04

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            2
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             21
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                8     RAIN                      13
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                     13

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

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