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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
337 PM EDT MON NOV 10 2014

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...THE WASHINGTON NATIONAL DC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              96   10/05/1941
 LOW               26   10/31/1917
                        10/31/1893
                        10/30/1873
HIGHEST            82   10/14        84      -2
LOWEST             44   10/05        37       7
AVG. MAXIMUM     71.1              68.4     2.7     70.5
AVG. MINIMUM     54.7              50.6     4.1     54.3
MEAN             62.9              59.5     3.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1
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         9.41   2005
 MINIMUM            T   1963
TOTALS           3.49              3.40    0.09     6.25
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.11    0.00
DAYS >= .01        13               7.7     5.3
DAYS >= .10         6               4.8     1.2
DAYS >= .50         2               2.5    -0.5
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.0     0.0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.44   10/15 TO 10/15

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            2.2   1925
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     102               205    -103      156
 SINCE 7/1        102               229    -127      165
COOLING TOTAL      46                34      12       83
 SINCE 1/1       1712              1547     165     1717
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/320    DATE  10/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/320    DATE  10/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         13

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      7

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

&&

WASHINGTON DC...REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT...

THE MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN WASHINGTON DC THIS OCTOBER 2014
WAS WELL ABOVE NORMAL. PRECIPITATION WAS NEAR NORMAL.

LAST MONTH RANKED AS THE 12TH WARMEST OCTOBER ON RECORD.

THERE WERE ONLY 4 DAYS WHERE THE TEMPERATURE REACHED OR EXCEEDED 80
DEGREES. ALTHOUGH LAST MONTH WAS THE WARMEST OCTOBER SINCE
2007...THIS IS THE FEWEST 80 DEGREES DAYS IN THE MONTH OF OCTOBER
SINCE 2011.

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