Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
428 PM EDT WED AUG 3 2016

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...THE BALTIMORE MD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1870 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             107   07/10/1936
 LOW               50   07/03/2001
                        07/01/1988
HIGHEST           100   07/25        97       3
LOWEST             63   07/21        56       7
                        07/11
                        07/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     89.6              87.2     2.4     86.5
AVG. MINIMUM     69.8              66.8     3.0     67.6
MEAN             79.7              77.0     2.7
DAYS MAX >= 90     20               9.7    10.3
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.03   1889
 MINIMUM         0.30   1955
TOTALS           6.09              4.07    2.02     3.49
DAILY AVG.       0.20              0.13    0.07
DAYS >= .01        12              10.0     2.0
DAYS >= .10        10               6.9     3.1
DAYS >= .50         5               2.6     2.4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.1    -0.1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.80   07/29 TO 07/30
                        07/30 TO 07/30
                        07/30 TO 07/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL     467               372      95      382
 SINCE 1/1        819               694     125      867
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/260    DATE  07/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/210    DATE  07/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            3
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             25
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             10     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      20     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      8

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

&&

BALTIMORE MD...BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL THURGOOD
MARSHALL AIRPORT...

THE MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS ABOVE NORMAL...AND RANKED AS THE
WARMEST JULY SINCE 2012. MONTHLY PRECIPITATION WAS ABOVE
NORMAL...AND RANKED AS THE WETTEST JULY SINCE 2005.

A RECORD DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 100 DEGREES WAS SET ON THE
25TH...TYING THE RECORD PREVIOUSLY SET IN 2010. THIS WAS ALSO THE
FIRST TIME A TEMPERATURE OF 100 DEGREES WAS OBSERVED SINCE JULY 18TH
2012.

JULY 4TH RANKED AS THE 10TH WETTEST INDEPENDENCE DAY ON RECORD. THE
HIGH OF 73 ALSO RANKED AS THE 8TH COOLEST HIGH TEMPERATURE ON
INDEPENDENCE DAY.

ALL CLIMATE DATA ARE CONSIDERED PRELIMINARY UNTIL REVIEWED BY THE
NATIONAL CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION.

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DH/SMZ



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