Climatological Report (Monthly)
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000 CXUS51 KLWX 022140 CLMDCA CLIMATE REPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 440 PM EST MON FEB 2 2015 ................................... ...THE WASHINGTON NATIONAL DC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2015... CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010 CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2015 WEATHER OBSERVED NORMAL DEPART LAST YEAR`S VALUE DATE(S) VALUE FROM VALUE NORMAL ............................................................. TEMPERATURE (F) RECORD HIGH 79 01/26/1950 LOW -14 01/01/1881 HIGHEST 67 01/04 65 2 LOWEST 12 01/08 12 0 AVG. MAXIMUM 42.6 43.4 -0.8 40.8 AVG. MINIMUM 28.5 28.6 -0.1 23.7 MEAN 35.6 36.0 -0.4 DAYS MAX >= 90 0 0.0 0.0 DAYS MAX <= 32 4 4.4 -0.4 DAYS MIN <= 32 21 19.3 1.7 DAYS MIN <= 0 0 0.1 -0.1 PRECIPITATION (INCHES) RECORD MAXIMUM 7.83 1937 MINIMUM 0.31 1955 TOTALS 3.73 2.81 0.92 2.58 DAILY AVG. 0.12 0.09 0.03 DAYS >= .01 11 9.6 1.4 DAYS >= .10 8 5.6 2.4 DAYS >= .50 4 2.1 1.9 DAYS >= 1.00 0 0.6 -0.6 GREATEST 24 HR. TOTAL 1.13 01/23 TO 01/24 SNOWFALL (INCHES) RECORDS TOTAL 31.5 1922 TOTALS 3.6 5.6 -2.0 SINCE 7/1 3.6 8.4 -4.8 SNOWDEPTH AVG. 0 DAYS >= TRACE 9 3.0 6.0 DAYS >= 1.0 1 1.6 -0.6 GREATEST SNOW DEPTH 2 01/08 01/07 24 HR TOTAL 2.4 DEGREE_DAYS HEATING TOTAL 904 899 5 1008 SINCE 7/1 2160 2380 -220 2412 COOLING TOTAL 0 0 0 0 SINCE 1/1 0 0 0 0 .............................................................. WIND (MPH) AVERAGE WIND SPEED 8.5 HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 31/320 DATE 01/30 HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION 46/230 DATE 01/19 SKY COVER POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT) MM AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.70 NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR 5 NUMBER OF DAYS PC 10 NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY 16 AVERAGE RH (PERCENT) 55 WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH THUNDERSTORM 0 MIXED PRECIP 0 HEAVY RAIN 0 RAIN 6 LIGHT RAIN 12 FREEZING RAIN 0 LT FREEZING RAIN 0 HAIL 0 HEAVY SNOW 1 SNOW 4 LIGHT SNOW 8 SLEET 1 FOG 9 FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE 1 HAZE 11 - INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS. R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED. MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING. T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT. && WASHINGTON DC...REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT... THE MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS NEAR NORMAL. THE MONTHLY PRECIPITATION WAS ABOVE NORMAL. LAST MONTH WAS THE FIRST JANUARY WITH ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION SINCE 2006. DESPITE THE ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION AND NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES...MONTHLY SNOWFALL WAS WELL BELOW NORMAL. $$

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