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NOUS46 KMFR 011203 CCA

500 AM PDT SAT OCT 1 2016


September 2016 was met with some interesting climate patterns and
finally brought an end to our streak of consecutive days without
measurable precipitation.  We measured 0.01 inches of rain in
Medford on the 21st breaking the 76 day streak of non measureable

The other notable trends for September was a fairly seasonable
start before storm systems started progressing through resulting in
a roller coaster of temperatures ending on a cool note.

Other than the active weather to end September,  the month was
rather boring. We didn`t set any records and temperatures were
just slightly above average.

The average temperature for the month was 67.3 degrees, which is 2.0
degrees above normal. The average maximum temperature was 83.9
degrees, which is 1.2 degrees above normal. The average minimum
temperature was 50.7, which is 2.8 degrees above normal. The highest
temperature for the month was 98 degrees on the 26th. The lowest
temperature for the month was 44 degrees on the 23rd.

There were 24 clear days, 6 partly cloudy days, and 0 cloudy days.

Total precipitation for the month was a 0.01 inches, which is 0.56
inches below normal. The total precipitation for the water year
(beginning October 1st) stands at 19.78 inches which is 1.43 inches
above normal. Calendar year precipitation is now 10.02 inches which
is 0.69 inches below normal.

The average wind speed for the month was 3.6 mph. The fastest
recorded two-minute wind was 21 mph from the north on the 12th. The
peak wind was 31 mph from the north, also on the 22nd.

The highest pressure for the month was 30.35 inches on the 25th. The
lowest pressure for the month was 29.79 inches on the 13th.


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