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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
814 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

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...THE SOUTH BEND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             109   07/24/1934
 LOW               42   07/02/2001
                        07/15/1930
HIGHEST            90   07/28        MM      MM       89  07/22
                        07/18
                        07/17
LOWEST             53   07/10        MM      MM       50  07/29
                        07/08                             07/17
                        07/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     81.6              82.9    -1.3     78.7
AVG. MINIMUM     60.8              63.1    -2.3     58.7
MEAN             71.2              73.0    -1.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      3               4.2    -1.2        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         8.66   2006
 MINIMUM         0.02   1946
TOTALS           4.79              4.00    0.79     1.79
DAILY AVG.       0.15              0.13    0.02     0.06
DAYS >= .01         8               9.5    -1.5        9
DAYS >= .10         6               6.5    -0.5        6
DAYS >= .50         4               2.7     1.3        0
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.0     1.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.98   07/16 TO 07/17

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
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   07/31 TO 07/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      10                 5       5       18
 SINCE 7/1         10                 5       5       18
COOLING TOTAL     208               253     -45      140
 SINCE 1/1        451               474     -23      441
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/280    DATE  07/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/320    DATE  07/13

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           23
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     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.

&&
...COOLER AND WETTER THAN NORMAL JULY IN THE SOUTH BEND AREA...

AFTER AN ACTIVE RAINFALL PATTERN IN JUNE...JULY BEGAN DRY AT SOUTH
BEND...WITH NO RAINFALL OBSERVED DURING THE FIRST 6 DAYS OF THE
MONTH. HOWEVER...AN ACTIVE WEATHER PATTERN RETURNED DURING THE
SECOND AND THIRD WEEKS WITH SEVERAL DAYS OF RAINFALL. DRY CONDITIONS
RETURNED TO END JULY WITH NO RAINFALL OBSERVED FROM THE 19TH THROUGH
THE 31ST. TEMPERATURES WERE AT OR BELOW NORMAL FOR THE FIRST HALF OF
JULY...WITH ONLY 5 DAYS THAT REACHED 80 DEGREES FROM THE 1ST THROUGH
THE 16TH...AND A HIGH TEMPERATURE OF ONLY 67 DEGREES ON THE 8TH AND
69 DEGREES ON THE FIRST. TEMPERATURES DID REBOUND TO AT OR ABOVE
NORMAL DURING THE LAST HALF OF THE MONTH...WITH A HIGH TEMPERATURE
OF AT LEAST 80 DEGREES EVERY DAY BUT ONE FROM THE 17TH THROUGH THE
31ST.

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS 71.2 DEGREES...1.8 DEGREES BELOW
NORMAL. THIS WAS THE T-22ND COOLEST JULY ON RECORD. THE HIGHEST
TEMPERATURE WAS 90 ON THE 17TH...18TH AND 28TH AND THE COOLEST
TEMPERATURE WAS 53 ON THE 2ND...8TH AND 10TH.

JULY PRECIPITATION AT SOUTH BEND TOTALED 4.79 INCHES...0.79 INCHES
ABOVE NORMAL. THIS RANKED AS THE 33RD WETTEST JULY ON RECORD. THE
GREATEST 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION WAS 1.98 INCHES ON THE 16TH AND 17TH.
THERE WERE ONLY 8 DAYS WITH MEASURABLE RAINFALL IN JULY...ALL
BETWEEN THE 7TH AND 18TH OF THE MONTH. WHILE RAINFALL WAS ONLY
SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL AT SOUTH BEND...SOME AREAS SOUTH AND EAST OF
SOUTH BEND RECEIVED RAINFALL NEARLY 200-300% ABOVE NORMAL.

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LASHLEY/GREENAWALT



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