Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
330 PM CDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE MERIDIAN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1889 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             106   08/29/2000
 LOW               49   08/25/1891
HIGHEST           102   08/02        98       4      100  08/08
LOWEST             72   08/28        62      10       57  08/27
                        08/27                             08/26
                        08/17
AVG. MAXIMUM     95.2              91.5     3.7     92.7
AVG. MINIMUM     74.6              69.0     5.6     68.9
MEAN             84.9              80.3     4.6     80.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     29              20.4     8.6       23
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        12.10   1919
 MINIMUM         0.41   1947
TOTALS           5.03              3.99    1.04     4.10
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.13    0.03     0.13
DAYS >= .01        15               9.4     5.6       10
DAYS >= .10         9               5.8     3.2        8
DAYS >= .50         3               2.6     0.4        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.1    -0.1        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.11   08/08 TO 08/08              1.43

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.0   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
DAYS >= TRACE       0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL     625               473     152      497
 SINCE 1/1       2111              1620     491     1825
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/200    DATE  08/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/200    DATE  08/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           23
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             17     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                9     RAIN                      11
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      5

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

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