Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
1134 AM CDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE AMARILLO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 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             107   08/03/2012
 LOW               48   08/26/2010
                        08/30/1915
HIGHEST            98   08/04                         97  08/06
LOWEST             57   08/21                         55  08/20
                        08/17
                        08/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     88.2              89.4    -1.2     89.0
AVG. MINIMUM     63.9              64.2    -0.3     64.6
MEAN             76.0              76.8    -0.8     76.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     15              16.5    -1.5       15
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         8.07   2009
 MINIMUM         0.15   1938
TOTALS           4.10              2.91    1.19     3.68
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.09    0.04     0.12
DAYS >= .01        10               8.2     1.8       10
DAYS >= .10         8               5.3     2.7        7
DAYS >= .50         3               1.9     1.1        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.7     0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.26   08/19 TO 08/20

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   2009
                        2005
                        1999
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1           T               0.0     0.0      0.0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 1      -1        0
COOLING TOTAL     349               367     -18      372
 SINCE 1/1       1374              1192     182     1146
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/200    DATE  08/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/200    DATE  08/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           25
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             15     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      2

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

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