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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
536 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

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...THE SOUTH BEND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             109   07/24/1934
 LOW               42   07/02/2001
                        07/15/1930
HIGHEST            89   07/22        MM      MM       94  07/19
LOWEST             50   07/29        MM      MM       50  07/24
                        07/17
AVG. MAXIMUM     78.7              82.9    -4.2     81.0
AVG. MINIMUM     58.7              63.1    -4.4     62.5
MEAN             68.7              73.0    -4.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               4.2    -4.2        4
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         8.66   2006
 MINIMUM         0.02   1946
TOTALS           1.79              4.00   -2.21     3.16
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.13   -0.07     0.10
DAYS >= .01         9               9.5    -0.5       10
DAYS >= .10         6               6.5    -0.5        8
DAYS >= .50         0               2.7    -2.7        4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.0    -1.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.90   06/30 TO 07/01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.0   MM
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
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   07/31 TO 07/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      18                 5      13       14
 SINCE 7/1         18                 5      13       14
COOLING TOTAL     140               253    -113      229
 SINCE 1/1        441               474     -33      490
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/320    DATE  07/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/320    DATE  07/27

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           19
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              7     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      6

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

&&

...WELL BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION AND NEAR RECORD COLD TEMPERATURES
AT SOUTH BEND...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN JULY AT SOUTH BEND WAS 68.7
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 4.3 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THIS RANKED AS THE THIRD
COLDEST JULY ON RECORD....BEHIND 1996 WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF
68.5 AND 2009 WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 68.3. THE WARMEST
TEMPERATURE WAS ONLY 89 DEGREES ON THE 22ND AND THE COLDEST WAS 50
ON THE 17TH AND THE 29TH. JULY 2014 WAS THE FIRST JULY WITHOUT A 90
DEGREE DAY SINCE 2009...AND THE 10TH JULY ON RECORD WITHOUT A 90
DEGREE DAY.

AFTER 9.14 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION IN JUNE...THE TOTAL
PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH OF JULY AT SOUTH BEND WAS ONLY 1.79
INCHES...2.21 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. THIS RANKED AS THE 24TH DRIEST
JULY ON RECORD...AND THE DRIEST JULY SINCE 1993 WHEN ONLY 1.51
INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL. THERE WERE ONLY 9 DAYS WITH MEASURABLE
PRECIPITATION...AND ONLY 6 DAYS WITH 0.10 INCHES OR MORE OF
PRECIPITATION. THE GREATEST 24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL WAS 0.90 INCHES
ENDING ON THE 1ST...AND THE GREATEST CALENDAR DAY RAINFALL TOTAL WAS
0.47 INCHES ON THE 13TH.

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