Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1029 AM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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...THE ALBUQUERQUE  NM CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1891 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             101   08/02/1979
                        08/01/1938
 LOW               50   08/28/1992
HIGHEST            98   08/18        96       2       93  08/16
                        08/15
                        08/14
LOWEST             61   08/09        57       4       58  08/23
                                                          08/22
AVG. MAXIMUM     91.5              87.2     4.3     85.5
AVG. MINIMUM     65.8              65.1     0.7     62.9
MEAN             78.6              76.2     2.4     74.2
DAYS MAX >= 90     21               9.9    11.1        8
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         3.74   2006
                        2000
                        1935
 MINIMUM            T   1962
TOTALS           0.32              1.58   -1.26     1.45
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.05   -0.04     0.05
DAYS >= .01         6               9.2    -3.2       10
DAYS >= .10         1               4.2    -3.2        3
DAYS >= .50         0               0.9    -0.9        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.16   08/08 TO 08/08              1.03

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   2006
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31               0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL     431               346      85      293
 SINCE 1/1       1226              1157      69     1230
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/250    DATE  08/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/250    DATE  08/08

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             16
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     42

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       1     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      0

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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THE AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE AT THE ALBUQUERQUE SUNPORT IN
AUGUST WAS 91.5 DEGREES WHICH IS 5.0 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL AND THE
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS 65.8 DEGREES WHICH IS 0.7 DEGREES ABOVE
NORMAL. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS 78.6 DEGREES WHICH
WAS 2.4 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.

THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 98 DEGREES ON THE 15TH
AND 18TH...AND THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 61 DEGREES
ON THE 09TH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR AUGUST 2015 WAS 0.32 INCHES WHICH WAS 1.26
INCHES BELOW NORMAL OF 1.58 INCHES. THE GREATEST 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION
MID TO MIDNIGHT WAS 0.16 INCHES ON THE 08TH OF AUGUST.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED WAS 7.6 MILES PER HOUR. THE PEAK WIND GUST FOR
THE MONTH OF AUGUST WAS 49 MPH FROM THE WEST WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 08TH.

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