Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
429 PM EDT FRI SEP 2 2016

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...THE BALTIMORE MD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1870 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             105   08/20/1983
                        08/07/1918
                        08/06/1918
 LOW               45   08/30/1986
HIGHEST            98   08/14        95       3
                        08/13
LOWEST             59   08/23        54       5
AVG. MAXIMUM     89.1              85.1     4.0     86.0
AVG. MINIMUM     69.2              65.2     4.0     64.3
MEAN             79.1              75.1     4.0
DAYS MAX >= 90     14               6.5     7.5
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        18.35   1955
 MINIMUM         0.64   1877
TOTALS           3.96              3.29    0.67     2.46
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.11    0.02
DAYS >= .01         6               8.6    -2.6
DAYS >= .10         5               5.7    -0.7
DAYS >= .50         2               2.2    -0.2
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.7     1.3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.64   08/15 TO 08/15
                        08/14 TO 08/15
                        08/15 TO 08/15

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 1      -1        0
COOLING TOTAL     448               316     132      322
 SINCE 1/1       1267              1010     257     1189
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/290    DATE  08/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/290    DATE  08/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             21
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      4

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

&&

BALTIMORE MD...BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL THURGOOD
MARSHALL AIRPORT...

THE MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS WELL ABOVE NORMAL...AND RANKED
AS THE SIXTH WARMEST AUGUST ON RECORD. MONTHLY PRECIPITATION WAS
SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL.

A DAILY HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE RECORD OF 79 WAS SET ON THE
12TH...BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 78 SET IN 1926.

A DAILY MAXIMUM RAINFALL RECORD OF 1.64 INCHES WAS SET ON THE
15TH...BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 1.40 SET IN 1934.

RECORDS AT BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL THURGOOD MARSHALL
AIRPORT GO BACK TO 1939...WITH ADDITIONAL RECORDS IN DOWNTOWN
BALTIMORE MD DATING BACK TO 1872.

ALL CLIMATE DATA ARE CONSIDERED PRELIMINARY UNTIL REVIEWED BY THE
NATIONAL CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION.

$$

DH


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