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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
1230 AM EDT TUE AUG 2 2016

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...THE SOUTH BEND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 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             109   07/24/1934
 LOW               42   07/02/2001
                        07/15/1930
HIGHEST            92   07/12        MM      MM       90  07/28
                                                          07/18
                                                          07/17
LOWEST             49   07/02        MM      MM       53  07/10
                                                          07/08
                                                          07/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     83.3              82.9     0.4     81.6
AVG. MINIMUM     63.0              63.1    -0.1     60.8
MEAN             73.1              73.0     0.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      2               4.2    -2.2        3
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           3.24              4.00   -0.76     4.79
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.13   -0.03     0.15
DAYS >= .01        12               9.5     2.5        8
DAYS >= .10         8               6.5     1.5        6
DAYS >= .50         2               2.7    -0.7        4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.0     0.0        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.54   07/23 TO 07/24

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       8                 5       3       10
 SINCE 7/1          8                 5       3       10
COOLING TOTAL     270               253      17      208
 SINCE 1/1        515               474      41      451
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/290    DATE  07/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/290    DATE  07/13

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           17
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               14     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      3
HAZE                      2

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

&&

...NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION...

SOUTH BEND ENDED UP THE MONTH OF JULY NEAR NORMAL FOR TEMPERATURES
AND ONLY SLIGHTLY DRIER THAN NORMAL.

TEMPERATURE...

THE AVERAGE DAILY TEMPERATURE FOR SOUTH BEND WAS 73.1 FOR JULY. THIS
COMPARES TO THE NORMAL OF 73.0. THE AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF
83.3 WAS 0.4 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL...WHILE THE AVERAGE MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE WAS 63.0 OR 0.1 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL.

THERE WERE 2 DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES REACHING OR EXCEEDING 90 DEGREES
AND THE WARMEST DAY WAS ON THE 12TH WHEN THE TEMPERATURE TOPPED OFF
AT 92 DEGREES. THE COOLEST MORNING WAS ON THE 2ND WHEN THE
TEMPERATURE DROPPED TO 49 DEGREES.

RAINFALL...

PRECIPITATION FOR SOUTH BEND WAS SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL. THE TOTAL
RAINFALL OF 3.24 INCHES WAS 0.76 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 4.00.
THIS RANKS JULY 2016 AS THE 57TH WETTEST JULY ON RECORD.

THE GREATEST AMOUNT OF PRECIPITATION TO FALL IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD WAS
1.54 INCHES ON THE 23RD TO 24TH. THERE WERE 12 DAYS WITH MEASURABLE
RAINFALL IN JULY BUT ONLY 3 OF THESE WERE IN THE FIRST 16 DAYS OF
THE MONTH.

$$

LEWIS/MURPHY



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