Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
258 PM EDT MON AUG 11 2014

...A DRY AND WARM START TO AUGUST AT CARIBOU...
...NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND PRECIPITATION AT BANGOR...

DURING THE FIRST THIRD OF AUGUST (AUGUST 1ST-10TH) THE AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE AT CARIBOU OF 67.5 DEGREES WAS 2.2 DEGREES ABOVE
NORMAL. IT TIES WITH 2005 FOR THE 9TH WARMEST START TO THE MONTH
OF AUGUST IN THE PAST 30 YEARS.

ONLY 39 HUNDREDTHS (0.39") OF AN INCH OF RAIN HAS BEEN OBSERVED
SO FAR THIS MONTH...WHICH IS 89 HUNDREDTHS (0.89") OF AN INCH BELOW
NORMAL. IT IS THE DRIEST START TO AUGUST SINCE 2002...AND RANKS AS
THE 5TH DRIEST START TO THE MONTH IN THE PAST 30 YEARS.

YEAR TO DATE THERE HAS BEEN A TOTAL OF 27.26 INCHES OF RAIN (AND
MELTED SNOW) AT CARIBOU...WHICH RANKS AS THE 6TH WETTEST YEAR TO
DATE. FOUR OF THE TOP 5 WETTEST YEARS TO DATE HAVE BEEN OBSERVED
SINCE 2008.

AT BANGOR...THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE SO FAR THIS MONTH OF 68.9
DEGREES IS 4 TENTHS OF A DEGREE (0.4) ABOVE NORMAL. A TOTAL OF
1.02 INCHES OF RAIN HAS BEEN OBSERVED...WHICH IS JUST 6 HUNDREDTHS
OF AN INCH (0.06") BELOW NORMAL.

YEAR TO DATE A TOTAL OF 25.8 INCHES OF RAIN (AND MELTED SNOW) HAS
BEEN OBSERVED AT BANGOR...WHICH RANKS AS THE 17TH WETTEST YEAR TO
DATE.

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