Climatological Report (Monthly)
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000 CXUS51 KGYX 031125 CLMCON PWMCLMCON 000 TTAA00 KGYX 020306 CLIMATE REPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME 720 AM EDT WED SEP 3 2014 ................................... ...THE CONCORD NH CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014... CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010 CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1868 TO 2014 /SINCE 1869 FOR TEMPERATURES/ WEATHER OBSERVED NORMAL DEPART LAST YEAR`S VALUE DATE(S) VALUE FROM VALUE DATE(S) NORMAL ................................................................ TEMPERATURE (F) RECORD HIGH 101 08/02/1975 LOW 29 08/31/1965 HIGHEST 88 08/25 92 -4 89 08/22 08/21 LOWEST 44 08/19 42 2 42 08/24 AVG. MAXIMUM 78.8 80.9 -2.1 80.1 AVG. MINIMUM 53.8 56.1 -2.3 53.6 MEAN 66.3 68.5 -2.2 66.9 DAYS MAX >= 90 0 2.7 -2.7 0 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 9.00 1892 MINIMUM 0.06 1996 TOTALS 3.82 3.18 0.64 2.05 DAILY AVG. 0.12 0.10 0.02 0.07 DAYS >= .01 7 9.8 -2.8 7 DAYS >= .10 4 6.2 -2.2 5 DAYS >= .50 2 2.1 -0.1 1 DAYS >= 1.00 2 0.8 1.2 0 GREATEST 24 HR. TOTAL 2.12 08/13 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 STORM TOTAL 0.0 DEGREE_DAYS HEATING TOTAL 32 31 1 28 SINCE 7/1 32 48 -16 30 COOLING TOTAL 81 139 -58 95 SINCE 1/1 331 413 -82 491 ................................................................. WIND (MPH) AVERAGE WIND SPEED 4.3 HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 26/320 DATE 08/13 HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION 34/320 DATE 08/13 SKY COVER AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.30 AVERAGE RH (PERCENT) 73 WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH THUNDERSTORM 0 HEAVY RAIN 4 RAIN 4 LIGHT RAIN 11 FREEZING RAIN 0 LT FREEZING RAIN 0 HEAVY SNOW 0 SNOW 0 LIGHT SNOW 0 FOG 19 FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE 8 HAZE 0 - INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS. R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED. MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING. T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT. && AFTER THE PREVIOUS THREE MONTHS OF ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES CONCORD WAS BELOW NORMAL IN AUGUST. 9 OF THE LAST 13 MONTHS HAVE BEEN BELOW NORMAL DATING BACK TO AUGUST OF 2013. BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES PERSISTED FOR MOST OF THE MONTH UNTIL WARMER WEATHER ARRIVED NEAR THE END OF THE MONTH. HEAVY RAIN FELL ON THE 13TH OF THE MONTH WHEN 2.12 INCHES OF RAIN WAS RECORDED. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 66.3 DEGREES. THIS WAS 2.2 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL AND THE COOLEST AUGUST SINCE 1986. ALTHOUGH THIS WAS THE COOLEST AUGUST IN ALMOST 30 YEARS IT DID NOT CRACK THE TOP 40 LIST OF COOLEST AUGUST`S ON RECORD IN THE 146-YEAR HISTORY OF RECORDS AT CONCORD. THE COOLEST AUGUST WAS 1903 WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF ONLY 61.1 DEGREES. THE WARMEST WAS 1872 WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 73.6 DEGREES. A TOTAL OF 3.82 INCHES OF RAIN FELL IN AUGUST. THIS WAS 0.64 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL. MOST OF THE RAIN (88 PERCENT) FELL ON ONLY TWO DAYS DURING THE MONTH. 2.12 INCHES FELL ON THE 13TH AND ANOTHER 1.23 INCHES FELL ON THE 21ST. THE WETTEST AUGUST ON RECORD WAS 1892 WHEN 9.00 INCHES FELL. THE DRIEST WAS 1996 WITH ONLY 0.06 INCHES RECORDED. THE FOLLOWING DAILY RECORDS WERE SET OR TIED IN AUGUST 2014... DATE RECORD PREVIOUS 13 2.12 - GREATEST PRECIPITATION 1.40 IN 1933 $$ KIMBLE

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