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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
316 PM EDT WED AUG 2 2017

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...THE GRAY ME CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1995 TO 2017

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   07/20        90      -1       93
LOWEST             54   07/25        53       1       54
                        07/24
                        07/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     79.3              79.1     0.2     81.1
AVG. MINIMUM     60.5              59.7     0.8     61.9
MEAN             69.9              69.4     0.5     71.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               1.3    -1.3        2
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           1.43              4.30   -2.87     4.47
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.14   -0.09     0.14
DAYS >= .01        11              12.5    -1.5       13
DAYS >= .10         4               7.1    -3.1        8
DAYS >= .50         0               2.9    -2.9        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.1    -1.1        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.48   07/01

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       18
 SINCE 7/1         13                14      -1       18
COOLING TOTAL     174               150      24      227
 SINCE 1/1        300               226      74      301
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-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

&&

JULY BEGAN WITH SOME WARM, HUMID SUMMER-LIKE CONDITIONS, BUT SOME
DRIER AND COOLER AIR BEGAN MOVING IN FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY. JUST AS
THE WARMTH AND HUMIDITY BEGAN TO BUILD AGAIN, ANOTHER COLD FRONT ON
THE 12TH BROUGHT A RETURN TO COOLER WEATHER. FOR TWO STRAIGHT DAYS
THE TEMPERATURE DID NOT RISE OUT OF THE 60S ON JULY 13 AND 14. THE
MOST ENDURING WARMTH CAME DURING THE MIDDLE OF THE MONTH WHEN THERE
WAS ABOUT A WEEK OF WARM WEATHER, WITH THE TEMPERATURE TOPPING OUT
AT 89 DEGREES ON THE 20TH. A COLD FRONT ON THE 22ND BROUGHT A RETURN
TO COOLER WEATHER, WITH THE GENERALLY COOL AND DRY CONDITIONS
LASTING THROUGH MUCH OF THE REST OF THE MONTH.

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 69.9 DEGREES WHICH WAS 0.5
DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE WARMEST JULY WAS IN 2011 WHEN THE AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE WAS 73.2 DEGREES. THE COOLEST WAS 65.7 DEGREES IN 2009.

A TOTAL OF 1.43 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL WHICH WAS 2.87 INCHES
BELOW NORMAL AND THE SECOND DRIEST JULY IN THE 22-YEAR HISTORY OF
OBSERVATIONS AT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN GRAY. THE
DRIEST JULY WAS IN 2003 WHEN ONLY 1.08 INCHES WAS OBSERVED. THE
WETTEST WAS IN 2009 WHEN 9.45 INCHES WAS MEASURED.

$$

KIMBLE



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