Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
543 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...A SEASONABLE MONTH SO FAR AT BANGOR AND CARIBOU...

AFTER THE COLDEST MARCH ON RECORD AT CARIBOU...AND A TIE WITH
1939 FOR THE COLDEST AT BANGOR...TEMPERATURES HAVE BEEN MUCH MORE
SEASONABLE THIS APRIL.

SO FAR THIS MONTH THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE AT CARIBOU IS 35.0
DEGREES...WHICH IS JUST 4 TENTHS OF A DEGREE (-0.4) BELOW NORMAL.
THERE HAS BEEN A TOTAL OF 2.45 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION (RAIN AND
MELTED SNOW)...WHICH IS 94 HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH (0.94") ABOVE
NORMAL. IT HAS BEEN THE WETTEST START TO APRIL SINCE 2007. A TOTAL
OF 5.8 INCHES OF SNOW HAS BEEN OBSERVED SO FAR THIS MONTH...WHICH
IS EXACTLY THE 30-YEAR AVERAGE SNOWFALL TO THIS POINT IN THE
MONTH.

AT BANGOR...THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE THIS MONTH OF 40.4 DEGREES IS
JUST 6 TENTHS OF AN INCH (+0.6) ABOVE NORMAL. THERE HAS BEEN A
TOTAL OF 1.73 INCHES OF RAIN AND MELTED SNOW...WHICH IS 36
HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH (0.36") BELOW NORMAL. A TOTAL OF 1.1 INCHES
OF SNOW HAS BEEN OBSERVED...WHICH IS 2.1 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.

THE 6 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK FROM THE CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER IS FOR
AN INCREASED LIKELIHOOD OF BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE
NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

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CB








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