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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
708 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

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...THE GRAY ME CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1995 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              99   07/22/2011
 LOW               50   07/12/2002
                        07/11/2002
                        07/02/2001
HIGHEST            89   07/12        90      -1       89
LOWEST             52   07/16        53      -1       56
AVG. MAXIMUM     77.7              79.1    -1.4     78.7
AVG. MINIMUM     59.3              59.7    -0.4     61.3
MEAN             68.5              69.4    -0.9     70.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               1.3    -1.3        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         9.45   2009
 MINIMUM         1.08   2003
TOTALS           2.33              4.30   -1.97     6.98
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.14   -0.06     0.23
DAYS >= .01        12              12.5    -0.5       15
DAYS >= .10         5               7.1    -2.1       10
DAYS >= .50         1               2.9    -1.9        5
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.1    -0.1        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.08   07/19

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.0
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0                                  0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      13                14      -1        0
 SINCE 7/1         13                14      -1        0
COOLING TOTAL     131               150     -19      162
 SINCE 1/1        206               226     -20      228
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-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

&&

THE MONTH OF JULY WAS A BATTLE BETWEEN WARM AIR MOVING IN FROM THE
SOUTHWEST AND COOL, DRY AIR FROM THE NORTH. THE COOLER AIR WON OUT
ON THE WHOLE AT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN GRAY, BUT
THERE WERE PERIODS OF WARMTH. COLD FRONTS FREQUENTLY CROSSED THE
REGION AND BROUGHT THUNDERSTORMS AND A CHANGE IN AIR MASS. THE
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH AND THE YEAR SO FAR OCCURRED ON THE
12TH WHEN THE TEMPERATURE REACHED 89 DEGREES.

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 68.5 DEGREES WHICH WAS 0.9
DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE WARMEST JULY IN THE SHORT 20-YEAR HISTORY
OF OBSERVATIONS AT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN GRAY
OCCURRED IN 2011 WHEN THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 73.3 DEGREES. THE
COOLEST WAS 2009 AT 65.8 DEGREES.

A TOTAL OF 2.33 INCHES OF RAIN FELL WHICH WAS 1.97 INCHES BELOW
NORMAL. THE HEAVIEST RAIN FELL ON THE 19TH WHEN 1.08 INCHES WAS
MEASURED. THE WETTEST JULY WAS 2009 WITH 9.45 INCHES. THE DRIEST WAS
2003 AT ONLY 1.08 INCHES.

$$

KIMBLE



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