Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE, WA
210 AM PDT SAT SEP 3 2016

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...THE LEWISTON ID AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1881 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             115   08/04/1961
 LOW               41   08/20/1945
                        08/24/1992
HIGHEST            99   08/21        MM      MM      106  08/01
                        08/18
                        08/16
LOWEST             50   08/23        MM      MM       53  08/31
                                                          08/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     90.8              88.8     2.0     91.1
AVG. MINIMUM     59.5              59.2     0.3     61.8
MEAN             75.2              74.0     1.2     76.4
DAYS MAX >= 90     21              15.0     6.0       17
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         2.96   1989
 MINIMUM         0.00   2001
TOTALS           0.24              0.69   -0.45     0.01
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.02   -0.01     0.00
DAYS >= .01         3               4.1    -1.1        1
DAYS >= .10         1               1.7    -0.7        0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.21   08/08 TO 08/09           08/30 TO 08/30

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

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       2                 8      -6        0
 SINCE 7/1         11                15      -4        0
COOLING TOTAL     326               287      39      351
 SINCE 1/1        816               717      99     1149
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/300    DATE  08/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/300    DATE  08/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.00
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           29
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              1
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     34

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

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

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AUGUST 2016 FINISHED DRIER AND SLIGHTLY WARMER THAN NORMAL ACROSS
SOUTHEAST WASHINGTON AND THE SOUTH IDAHO PANHANDLE.  THE MONTH BEGAN
WITH A STRONG COLD FRONT ON THE 2ND WHICH BROUGHT WINDY CONDITIONS
WITH PULLMAN RECORDING A PEAK WIND GUST OF 43 MPH.  TEMPERATURES
BRIEFLY REBOUNDED INTO THE 90S ON THE 5TH BEFORE A BIG COOL DOWN FROM
THE 7TH THROUGH THE 9TH WHEN A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM BROUGHT COOL AND
SHOWERY CONDITIONS AS WELL AS ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.  TEMPERATURES
ON THE 9TH DID NOT EVEN MAKE IT OUT OF THE 60S. HIGH PRESSURE
RETURNED FROM THE 12TH THROUGH THE 21ST WITH HIGHS IN THE 90S EACH
DAY IN LEWISTON.  THE REMAINDER OF THE MONTH WAS UNEVENTFUL WITH
OCCASIONALLY BREEZY CONDITIONS...AND SEASONAL TEMPERATURES WITH
HIGH TEMPERATURES MOST DAYS IN THE MID 80S TO MID 90S.

NO RECORDS WERE SET DURING THE MONTH AT THE LEWISTON AIRPORT.


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