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000 CXUS51 KGYX 030039 CLMCON PWMCLMCON 000 TTAA00 KGYX 022210 CLIMATE REPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME 839 PM EDT TUE AUG 2 2016 ................................... ...THE CONCORD NH CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2016... CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010 CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1868 TO 2016 WEATHER OBSERVED NORMAL DEPART LAST YEAR`S VALUE DATE(S) VALUE FROM VALUE DATE(S) NORMAL ................................................................ TEMPERATURE (F) RECORD HIGH 102 07/03/1966 07/04/1911 LOW 35 07/07/1965 HIGHEST 97 07/22 93 4 96 07/29 LOWEST 47 07/03 45 2 48 07/17 07/16 AVG. MAXIMUM 86.0 82.3 3.7 83.4 AVG. MINIMUM 59.0 57.7 1.3 58.2 MEAN 72.5 70.0 2.5 70.8 DAYS MAX >= 90 10 3.7 6.3 6 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 10.29 1915 MINIMUM 0.91 1910 TOTALS 2.18 3.74 -1.56 2.03 DAILY AVG. 0.07 0.12 -0.05 0.07 DAYS >= .01 9 10.9 -1.9 12 DAYS >= .10 7 6.4 0.6 2 DAYS >= .50 1 2.5 -1.5 1 DAYS >= 1.00 0 1.0 -1.0 1 GREATEST 24 HR. TOTAL 0.76 07/09 SNOWFALL (INCHES) RECORDS TOTAL 0.0 TOTALS 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 SINCE 7/1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 SNOWDEPTH AVG. 0 DAYS >= TRACE 0 0.0 0.0 0 DAYS >= 1.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 GREATEST SNOW DEPTH 0 24 HR TOTAL 0.0 DEGREE_DAYS HEATING TOTAL 11 17 -6 8 SINCE 7/1 11 17 -6 8 COOLING TOTAL 250 172 78 194 SINCE 1/1 372 274 98 325 ................................................................. WIND (MPH) AVERAGE WIND SPEED 4.9 HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 25/290 DATE 07/02 HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION 36/320 DATE 07/23 SKY COVER AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.30 AVERAGE RH (PERCENT) 65 WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH THUNDERSTORM 6 HEAVY RAIN 5 RAIN 7 LIGHT RAIN 13 FREEZING RAIN 0 LT FREEZING RAIN 0 HEAVY SNOW 0 SNOW 0 LIGHT SNOW 0 FOG 12 FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE 1 HAZE 4 - INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS. R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED. MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING. T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT. && THE WARM CONDITIONS THAT BEGAN TO BUILD BY THE END OF JUNE CONTINUED INTO THE FIRST WEEK OF JULY, WITH DAILY TEMPERATURES RISING INTO THE 80S AND 90S. BUT A SHIFT IN THE WEATHER PATTERN BROUGHT COOL, DAMP WEATHER FOR THE SECOND WEEK OF THE MONTH. THE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 63 DEGREES ON JULY 9 WAS THE COLDEST JULY HIGH TEMPERATURE SINCE 2009. THE NEXT DAY WAS NOT MUCH BETTER AT ONLY 64 DEGREES. SOME BENEFICIAL RAIN DID FALL, HELPING TO PREVENT THE DROUGHT FROM WORSENING. WARM WEATHER SOON RETURNED. ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES LASTED THROUGH THE LAST HALF OF THE MONTH WITH OCCASIONAL THUNDERSTORMS. THE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 97 DEGREES ON JULY 22 WAS THE HOTTEST TEMPERATURE RECORDED AT CONCORD SINCE THE SAME DATE IN 2011 (THE TEMPERATURE HIT 100 DEGREES ON JULY 22, 2011). THE TEMPERATURE TOPPED 90 DEGREES 6 OUT OF 7 DAYS FROM THE 22ND THROUGH THE 28TH, THE HOTTEST STRETCH OF TEMPERATURES FOR THE YEAR SO FAR. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 72.5 DEGREES WHICH WAS 2.5 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE HOTTEST TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH WAS 97 DEGREES WHICH WAS ALSO THE HOTTEST TEMPERATURE RECORDED IN 5 YEARS. THE WARMEST JULY ON RECORD WAS IN 1872 WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 75.2 DEGREES. THE COOLEST WAS 1969 AT 65.4 DEGREES. A TOTAL OF 2.18 INCHES OF RAIN FELL WHICH WAS 1.56 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. THE TOTAL RAINFALL FOR THE YEAR 2016 SO FAR WAS 16.29 INCHES WHICH WAS 6.80 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. THE HEAVIEST RAIN WAS ON JULY 9 WHEN 0.76 INCHES OF RAIN FELL. THE DRIEST JULY ON RECORD WAS IN 1910 WHEN ONLY 0.91 INCHES FELL DURING THE MONTH. THE WETTEST WAS 1915 WITH 10.29 INCHES. THERE WERE NO DAILY RECORDS SET OR TIED DURING JULY 2016. $$ KIMBLE

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