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000 CXUS51 KGYX 012105 CCB CLMPWM PWMCLMPWM 000 TTAA00 KGYX 011523 CLIMATE REPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME 131 PM EDT TUE JUL 1 2014 ................................... ...THE PORTLAND ME CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2014... CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010 CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1941 TO 2014 /FOR TEMPERATURES/ CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2014 /FOR PRECIPITATION/ CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1882 TO 2014 /FOR SNOWFALL/ WEATHER OBSERVED NORMAL DEPART LAST YEAR`S VALUE DATE(S) VALUE FROM VALUE DATE(S) NORMAL ................................................................ TEMPERATURE (F) RECORD HIGH 98 06/28/1991 LOW 33 06/04/1944 HIGHEST 85 06/28 89 -4 92 06/24 LOWEST 45 06/01 43 2 47 06/05 AVG. MAXIMUM 74.2 73.2 1.0 73.7 AVG. MINIMUM 54.0 53.6 0.4 56.0 MEAN 64.1 63.4 0.7 64.9 DAYS MAX >= 90 0 0.7 -0.7 3 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 10.86 1917 MINIMUM 0.53 1908 TOTALS 4.30 3.79 0.51 7.32 DAILY AVG. 0.14 0.13 0.01 0.24 DAYS >= .01 5 11.8 -6.8 14 DAYS >= .10 5 6.8 -1.8 11 DAYS >= .50 3 2.3 0.7 7 DAYS >= 1.00 1 0.9 0.1 1 GREATEST 24 HR. TOTAL 2.32 06/13 STORM TOTAL 2.32 06/13 SNOWFALL (INCHES) RECORDS TOTAL TOTALS 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 SINCE 7/1 83.4 61.9 21.5 SNOWDEPTH AVG. 0 DAYS >= TRACE 0 0.0 0.0 DAYS >= 1.0 0 0.0 0.0 GREATEST SNOW DEPTH 0 24 HR TOTAL 0.0 STORM TOTAL 0.0 DEGREE_DAYS HEATING TOTAL 77 106 -29 81 SINCE 7/1 7438 7107 331 6573 COOLING TOTAL 56 57 -1 83 SINCE 1/1 56 64 -8 98 ................................................................. WIND (MPH) AVERAGE WIND SPEED 7.2 HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 30/310 DATE 06/18 HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION 39/320 DATE 06/18 SKY COVER AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.50 AVERAGE RH (PERCENT) 70 WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH THUNDERSTORM 0 HEAVY RAIN 2 RAIN 4 LIGHT RAIN 8 FREEZING RAIN 0 LT FREEZING RAIN 0 HEAVY SNOW 0 SNOW 0 LIGHT SNOW 0 FOG 8 FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE 1 HAZE 1 - INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS. R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED. MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING. T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT. && JUNE BROUGHT THE SECOND CONSECUTIVE MONTH OF ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES IN PORTLAND. IT WAS ALSO LESS RAINY THAN THE PREVIOUS MONTH... WITH ONLY 5 DAYS OF MEASURABLE RAINFALL COMPARED TO 16 RAINY DAYS IN MAY. A COUPLE OF SIGNIFICANT STORM SYSTEMS BROUGHT HEAVIER RAIN TO PORTLAND ON THE 13TH AND AGAIN ON THE 25TH AND 26TH. OTHERWISE THERE WERE NO VERY HOT PERIODS OR EXTREMELY COOL SPELLS. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH OF 64.1 DEGREES WAS 0.7 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THIS WAS THE SECOND STRAIGHT ABOVE NORMAL MONTH AT PORTLAND... AFTER ENDURING 6 STRAIGHT MONTHS OF BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES. THE WARMEST JUNE ON RECORD WAS 2001 WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 67.2 DEGREES. THE COOLEST JUNE ON RECORD WAS 1958 WHEN THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS ONLY 58.1 DEGREES. PORTLAND DID NOT REACH 90 DEGREES IN JUNE. PORTLAND REACHES 90 DEGREES IN JUNE IN ONLY ABOUT 40 PERCENT OF YEARS. THE LAST TIME PORTLAND DID NOT SEE 90 DEGREES IN JUNE WAS 2010. THE MOST 90 DEGREE DAYS IN JUNE WAS 1948 WHEN THERE WERE 8 DAYS TO REACH 90 DEGREES. PORTLAND REACHED 80 DEGREES ON 9 DAYS IN THE MONTH OF JUNE. THIS IS ABOUT 2 MORE DAYS THAN NORMAL. THE MOST 80 DEGREE DAYS EVER FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE IS 14 DAYS WHICH OCCURRED IN 1976 AND 1965. THERE WERE 6 DAYS WHEN THE TEMPERATURE FAILED TO REACH 70 DEGREES IN JUNE 2014. NORMALLY PORTLAND SEES ABOUT 10 DAYS IN JUNE THAT DO NOT REACH 70 DEGREES. THE MOST EVER WAS IN 1977 WHEN 19 DAYS DID NOT REACH 70 DEGREES. 4.30 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL IN JUNE 2014. THIS WAS 0.51 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL... BUT WELL BELOW THE 7.32 INCHES THAT FELL LAST JUNE. MOST OF THE RAIN FELL DURING TWO SIGNIFICANT RAIN EVENTS. THE FIRST WAS ON THE 13TH WHEN 2.32 INCHES WAS OBSERVED. THE SECOND WAS ON THE 25TH AND 26TH WHEN ANOTHER 1.69 INCHES WAS RECORDED. THE WETTEST JUNE ON RECORD WAS 1917 WITH 10.86 INCHES OF RAIN. THE DRIEST WAS 1908 WITH ONLY 0.53 INCHES. EVEN THOUGH THE MONTH SAW MORE PRECIPITATION THAN NORMAL... THERE WERE FEWER RAINY DAYS THAN NORMAL. MEASURABLE RAIN FELL ON ONLY 5 DAYS (NORMAL IS 11.8 DAYS). THIS WAS THE FEWEST RAINY DAYS IN JUNE SINCE 1979 WHEN THERE WERE ONLY 4 RAINY DAYS. THE TABLE BELOW SHOWS THE FEWEST RAINY DAYS IN THE MONTH OF JUNE. FEWEST DAYS WITH AT LEAST 0.01 INCHES OF RAIN IN JUNE RANK DAYS YEAR 1 3 1908 2 4 1979 4 1971 4 5 2014 <=== 5 1997 5 1900 7 6 1960 6 1949 THE FOLLOWING DAILY RECORDS WERE SET OR TIED IN MAY 2014... DATE RECORD PREVIOUS 4 54 - COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE 54 IN 2012 AND 1975 /TIED/ 4 4 - SMALLEST DAILY RANGE 4 IN 1987 AND 1975 /TIED/ 8 60 - WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE 60 IN 1952 AND 1941 /TIED/ $$ KIMBLE

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