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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
814 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

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...THE FORT WAYNE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1912 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             106   07/14/1936
                        07/22/1934
 LOW               38   07/02/1904
HIGHEST            90   07/28        MM      MM       89  07/22
LOWEST             56   07/22        MM      MM       48  07/29
                        07/11                             07/17
                        07/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     81.4              84.4    -3.0     79.7
AVG. MINIMUM     62.1              62.7    -0.6     58.4
MEAN             71.7              73.6    -1.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               5.4    -4.4        0
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        11.00   1986
 MINIMUM         0.41   1974
TOTALS           5.97              4.24    1.73     2.00
DAILY AVG.       0.19              0.14    0.05     0.06
DAYS >= .01         9               9.8    -0.8       10
DAYS >= .10         7               6.8     0.2        6
DAYS >= .50         4               2.7     1.3        2
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.3     0.7        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.38   07/13 TO 07/14

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   2014
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0        T
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0        T
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   07/31 TO 07/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 3      -3       14
 SINCE 7/1          0                 3      -3       14
COOLING TOTAL     217               267     -50      150
 SINCE 1/1        489               506     -17      461
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/320    DATE  07/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/320    DATE  07/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            3
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             20
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              7     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                     14

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

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...COOLER AND WETTER THAN NORMAL JULY IN THE FORT WAYNE AREA...

AFTER RECORD RAINFALL IN JUNE...JULY BEGAN DRY AT FORT WAYNE...WITH
NO RAINFALL OBSERVED DURING THE FIRST 6 DAYS OF THE MONTH.
HOWEVER...AN ACTIVE WEATHER PATTERN RETURNED DURING THE SECOND AND
THIRD WEEKS WITH SEVERAL DAYS OF RAINFALL. DRY CONDITIONS RETURNED
TO END JULY WITH ONLY 0.07 INCHES OF RAINFALL OBSERVED FROM THE 19TH
THROUGH THE 31ST. TEMPERATURES WERE BELOW NORMAL FOR THE FIRST HALF
OF JULY...WITH ONLY 5 DAYS THAT REACHED 80 DEGREES FROM THE 1ST
THROUGH THE 16TH...AND A HIGH TEMPERATURE OF ONLY 69 DEGREES ON THE
8TH. TEMPERATURES DID REBOUND TO AT OR ABOVE NORMAL DURING THE LAST
HALF OF THE MONTH...WITH A HIGH TEMPERATURE OF AT LEAST 80 DEGREES
EVERY DAY FROM THE 17TH THROUGH THE 31ST.

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS 71.7 DEGREES...1.9 DEGREES BELOW
NORMAL. THIS WAS THE 21ST COOLEST JULY ON RECORD. THE HIGHEST
TEMPERATURE WAS 90 ON THE 28TH AND THE COOLEST TEMPERATURE WAS 56 ON
THE 4TH...11TH AND 22ND. THE 90 DEGREES ON THE 28TH WAS THE 1ST 90
DEGREE DAY OF 2015 AT FORT WAYNE...WHICH IS THE 5TH LATEST 1ST 90
DEGREE DAY SINCE 1912.

AFTER THE WETTEST MONTH ON RECORD IN JUNE 2015...JULY PRECIPITATION
AT FORT WAYNE TOTALED 5.97 INCHES...1.73 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL. THIS
RANKED AS THE 12TH WETTEST JULY ON RECORD. THE GREATEST 24 HOUR
PRECIPITATION WAS 2.38 INCHES ON THE 13TH AND 14TH. THERE WERE ONLY
9 DAYS WITH MEASURABLE RAINFALL IN JULY...ALL BUT ONE BEING BETWEEN
THE 7TH AND 18TH OF THE MONTH. WHILE RAINFALL WAS 150-200% ABOVE
NORMAL AT FORT WAYNE IN JULY...SOME AREAS JUST TO THE SOUTH AND EAST
SAW RAINFALL NEARLY 200-300% ABOVE NORMAL. WITH SATURATED GROUND
CONDITIONS FROM THE RECORD JUNE RAINFALL...MANY OF THE RAINFALL
EVENTS DURING JULY LED TO URBAN AND RURAL FLOODING...WITH RIVER
FLOODING CONTINUING ALONG RIVERS...ESPECIALLY IN THE UPPER WABASH
RIVER BASIN.

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LASHLEY/GREENAWALT



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