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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
127 PM EST TUE FEB 24 2015

...ALL-TIME COLDEST MONTH IMMINENT AT BANGOR...

THIS FEBRUARY WILL END UP AS THE COLDEST MONTH EVER OBSERVED AT
BANGOR. THROUGH FEBRUARY 23RD THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE AT BANGOR
OF 6.2 DEGREES WAS 13.9 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. BASED ON OUR
FORECAST TEMPERATURES THROUGH THE END OF THE MONTH...WE PROJECT
THAT THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WILL BE NEAR 6.3
DEGREES. THIS WOULD BREAK THE ALL-TIME RECORD FOR NOT ONLY THE
COLDEST FEBRUARY...BUT ALSO THE COLDEST MONTH EVER OBSERVED AT
BANGOR BY ABOUT 2 DEGREES.

HERE ARE THE TOP 5 COLDEST MONTHS ON RECORD AT BANGOR WITH THEIR
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURES:

1. JANUARY 1994 8.4F
2. JANUARY 1971 8.7F
3. JANUARY 1982 9.8F
4. JANUARY 2004 10.0F
5. JANUARY 2009 10.1F

PRIOR TO THIS FEBRUARY...THE COLDEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD WAS IN
1993 WITH AN AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE OF 11.3F...SO BANGOR WILL
SHATTER ITS COLDEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD BY ABOUT 5 DEGREES. RECORDS
IN BANGOR BEGAN IN 1926.

AT CARIBOU...THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE SO FAR THIS MONTH OF 2.4 DEGREES
IS 10.9 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. BASED ON OUR FORECAST TEMPERATURES
THROUGH THE END OF THE MONTH...WE PROJECT THAT THE AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WILL BE NEAR 2.4 DEGREES. THIS WOULD
MAKE IT THE COLDEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD AT CARIBOU. PRIOR TO THIS
YEAR THE COLDEST FEBRUARY WAS IN 1993 WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
OF 4.1 DEGREES. IT WOULD ALSO RANK AS THE 3RD COLDEST MONTH OF
ALL-TIME...ALTHOUGH IT WILL BE VERY CLOSE BETWEEN 3RD AND 4TH.
HERE ARE THE TOP 5 COLDEST MONTHS ON RECORD AT CARIBOU:

1. JANUARY 1994 -0.7F
2. JANUARY 1957 1.3F
3. JANUARY 2009 2.5F
4. DECEMBER 1989 3.5F
5. FEBRUARY 1993 4.1F

RECORDS IN CARIBOU BEGAN IN 1939.

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