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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
451 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

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...THE GRAY ME CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1995 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              94   06/02/2013
                        06/07/1999
 LOW               37   06/01/2009
HIGHEST            85   06/11        89      -4       87
LOWEST             42   06/05        44      -2       46
AVG. MAXIMUM     69.2              74.0    -4.8     74.3
AVG. MINIMUM     52.1              54.1    -2.0     54.6
MEAN             60.6              64.1    -3.5     64.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.5    -0.5        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        11.07   2012
 MINIMUM         1.08   1999
TOTALS           6.07              4.30    1.77     3.00
DAILY AVG.       0.20              0.14    0.06     0.10
DAYS >= .01        14              13.5     0.5        8
DAYS >= .10         9               8.2     0.8        5
DAYS >= .50         5               2.9     2.1        1
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.3     0.7        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.49   06/01 TO 06/02

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.0
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1       107.3              83.8    23.5     83.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      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     157                94      63       74
 SINCE 7/1       7627              7192     435     7692
COOLING TOTAL      35                65     -30       65
 SINCE 1/1         75                76      -1       66
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-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

&&

AFTER THE WARMEST MAY ON RECORD, THE WEATHER PATTERN SHIFTED AS THE
CALENDAR TURNED TO JUNE. FROM MAY 31 THROUGH JUNE 2, 2.66 INCHES OF
RAIN FELL. THIS RAINSTORM USHERED IN MUCH COOLER AIR AS THE NEXT
WEEK SAW BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES. THE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 47
DEGREES ON JUNE 1 WAS THE COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE IN THE MONTH OF
JUNE IN THE SHORT 20-YEAR HISTORY OF OBSERVATIONS AT THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN GRAY. THE SECOND COLDEST WAS JUNE 2 OF
THIS YEAR AT ONLY 48 DEGREES. WARMER WEATHER DID MAKE A COMEBACK FOR
THE SECOND WEEK OF THE MONTH. THERE WERE 3 STRAIGHT DAYS WHICH
WARMED INTO THE 80S, THE ONLY 80 DEGREE DAYS IN THE MONTH. THE REST
OF THE MONTH CONSISTED OF A SERIES OF FRONTAL SYSTEMS WHICH BROUGHT
ALTERNATING WARMER AND COOLER TEMPERATURES, CULMINATING IN ANOTHER
SIGNIFICANT RAINSTORM ON THE 28TH.

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 60.6 DEGREES WHICH WAS 3.5
DEGREES COOLER THAN NORMAL. THIS TIED WITH 1998 AS THE COOLEST JUNE
ON RECORD. THE WARMEST JUNE ON RECORD WAS 67.6 DEGREES IN 1999 AND
2001.

THE TWO COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURES EVER RECORDED IN JUNE OCCURRED
THIS YEAR. THE TABLE BELOW LISTS THE COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURES IN
THE MONTH OF JUNE.

COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURES IN JUNE (SINCE 1996)
RANK  TEMP  DATE
1      47   JUNE 1, 2015 <===
2      48   JUNE 2, 2015 <===
3      51   JUNE 1, 2004
       51   JUNE 15, 2002
       51   JUNE 12, 2002
6      52   JUNE 3, 2012
       52   JUNE 2, 2001

A TOTAL OF 6.07 INCHES OF RAIN FELL WHICH WAS 1.77 INCHES ABOVE
NORMAL. THE HEAVIEST RAIN FELL ON THE 28TH WHEN 1.42 INCHES WAS
MEASURED. THE WETTEST JUNE ON RECORD WAS 2012 WHEN 11.07 INCHES
FELL. THE DRIEST WAS 1999 WITH ONLY 1.08 INCHES.

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KIMBLE


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