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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
440 PM EST MON FEB 2 2015

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...THE BALTIMORE MD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1870 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              79   01/26/1950
                        01/14/1932
 LOW               -7   01/22/1984
                        01/17/1982
                        01/29/1963
HIGHEST            62   01/04        62       0
LOWEST              6   01/08         7      -1
AVG. MAXIMUM     38.8              41.4    -2.6     37.0
AVG. MINIMUM     22.8              24.4    -1.6     17.8
MEAN             30.8              32.9    -2.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      6               6.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32     28              24.5     3.5
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.3    -0.3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.84   1979
 MINIMUM         0.29   1955
TOTALS           3.89              3.05    0.84     2.71
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.10    0.03
DAYS >= .01        11              10.2     0.8
DAYS >= .10         9               5.8     3.2
DAYS >= .50         4               2.3     1.7
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.06   01/23 TO 01/24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           32.6   1996
TOTALS            5.9               6.8    -0.9
SINCE 7/1         6.4              10.2    -3.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       9               3.5     5.5
DAYS >= 1.0         3               1.7     1.3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   01/28
                        01/27
                        01/09
 24 HR TOTAL      2.6

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1052               995      57     1157
 SINCE 7/1       2713              2776     -63     2865
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/280    DATE  01/04
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/270    DATE  01/04

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            6
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      3
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      5

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

&&

BALTIMORE MD...BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...

THE MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS BELOW NORMAL. PRECIPITATION WAS
ABOVE NORMAL.

LAST MONTH HAD THE HIGHEST JANUARY PRECIPITATION TOTAL SINCE JANUARY
OF 1999 WHEN 4.70 INCHES FELL.

DESPITE THE ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION AND BELOW NORMAL
TEMPERATURES...MONTHLY SNOWFALL WAS SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL.

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