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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
645 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...JULY 2015 WAS THE SECOND HOTTEST ON RECORD FOR TALLAHASSEE...

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE FOR JULY RECORDED AT THE AIRPORT WAS
85.4 DEGREES, 3.4 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THIS PLACES JULY 2015 AS THE
2ND HOTTEST JULY ON RECORD FOR TALLAHASSEE. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE
RECORDED DURING THE MONTH WAS 100 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED ON THE
12TH, 13TH, 28TH AND 29TH. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS 68 DEGREES ON
THE 1ST. ON THE 19TH, 21ST AND 31ST, THE LOW TEMPERATURE OF EITHER
77 OR 78 DEGREES TIED THE RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THOSE
DAYS. ON THE 29TH, THE LOW TEMPERATURE OF 78 DEGREES ESTABLISHED A
NEW RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THAT DAY. THERE WERE NO
OTHER TEMPERATURE RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE MONTH.

THE FOLLOWING ARE THE 5 HOTTEST JULY`S ON RECORD:

1 85.5  1932
2 85.4  2015
3 84.6  2000
4 84.5  2010
5 84.3  1998

RAINFALL AT THE TALLAHASSEE REGIONAL AIRPORT FOR JULY MEASURED
6.15 INCHES, OR 1.02 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. THERE WERE 17 DAYS WITH
MEASURABLE RAINFALL DURING THE MONTH WHICH WAS NORMAL. THE
GREATEST AMOUNT IN A 24-HOUR PERIOD WAS 1.40 INCHES ON THE 23RD.
THERE WERE 21 DAYS WITH THUNDER AT THE AIRPORT WHICH WAS 2 ABOVE
NORMAL. THE PEAK WIND GUST WAS 44 MPH FROM THE WEST ON THE 23RD.

THE OUTLOOK FOR AUGUST FROM THE CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER CALLS FOR
AN ENHANCED CHANCE OF EXPERIENCING ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND
EQUAL CHANCES FOR ABOVE, NORMAL, OR BELOW NORMAL RAINFALL. THE
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE FOR AUGUST IS 81.8 AND NORMAL RAINFALL
IS 7.35 INCHES.

$$

BARRY



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