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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
729 PM EDT SAT JUL 2 2016

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...THE AUGUSTA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              98   06/19/1995
 LOW               36   06/09/1955
HIGHEST            84   06/27        89      -5       85  06/11
LOWEST             47   06/11        44       3       41  06/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     73.8              73.8     0.0     69.3
AVG. MINIMUM     52.8              54.2    -1.4     52.3
MEAN             63.3              64.0    -0.7     60.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.7    -0.7        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        10.32   1998
 MINIMUM         0.48   1979
TOTALS           3.74              3.56    0.18     5.46
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.12    0.00     0.18
DAYS >= .01         9              12.9    -3.9       13
DAYS >= .10         5               7.1    -2.1        9
DAYS >= .50         2               2.1    -0.1        4
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.7     1.3        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.57   06/05 TO 06/06

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      78                94     -16      151
 SINCE 7/1       6666              7420    -754     7816
COOLING TOTAL      35                64     -29       33
 SINCE 1/1         50                73     -23       67
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/340    DATE  06/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/310    DATE  06/14

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     HEAVY RAIN                 3
RAIN                      3     LIGHT RAIN                16
FREEZING RAIN             0     LT FREEZING RAIN           0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     FOG                       13
FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     6     HAZE                       2

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

&&

JUNE BEGAN WITH ALTERNATING PERIODS OF WARM AND COOL WEATHER, WITH
THE COOLER WEATHER EVENTUALLY WINNING OUT BY THE SECOND WEEK OF THE
MONTH. RAIN FELL ON 12 OUT OF 13 DAYS FROM JUNE 3 THRU JUNE 15, WITH
THE VAST MAJORITY OF THAT RAIN FALLING ON JUNE 5 WHEN A LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM BROUGHT MORE THAN 1.5 INCHES OF RAIN. DRY WEATHER RETURNED
FOR THE MIDDLE OF THE MONTH AS COOL, CONTINENTAL AIR SPILLED OUT OF
CANADA INTO NEW ENGLAND. DURING THIS PERIOD, DAYTIME HIGHS WERE
OFTEN NEAR OR ABOVE NORMAL WHILE NIGHTTIME LOWS WERE NEAR OR BELOW
NORMAL, INDICATIVE OF THE DRY AIR MASS. WARMER, MORE HUMID AIR MOVED
IN FOR THE LAST WEEK OF THE MONTH, AND THUNDERSTORMS BROUGHT ANOTHER
1.5 INCHES OF RAINFALL ON THE 29TH.

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 63.3 DEGREES WHICH WAS 0.7
DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. ALTHOUGH DAYTIME HIGHS WERE NORMAL, NIGHTTIME
LOWS WERE MORE THAN 1 DEGREE BELOW NORMAL, INDICATIVE OF THE DRY AIR
MASSES THAT DOMINATED THE MONTH. THE COOLEST JUNE WAS IN 1968 WHEN
THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 59.1 DEGREES. THE WARMEST WAS 69.5
DEGREES IN 1999.

A TOTAL OF 3.74 INCHES OF RAIN WAS MEASURED WHICH WAS 0.18 INCHES
ABOVE NORMAL, BUT THE DRIEST JUNE SINCE 2010. THE HEAVIEST RAIN FELL
ON JUNE 5 WHEN 1.54 INCHES WAS MEASURED. ANOTHER 1.5 INCHES FELL ON
THE 29TH. THE WETTEST JUNE WAS IN 1998 WHEN 10.32 INCHES WAS
MEASURED. THE DRIEST WAS IN 1979 WHEN ONLY 0.48 FELL.

THE FOLLOWING DAILY RECORDS WERE SET OR TIED IN JUNE 2016...
DATE RECORD                                  PREVIOUS
5    1.54 - GREATEST DAILY PRECIPITATION     0.87 IN 2010

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KIMBLE



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