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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
1102 AM CDT FRI SEP 2 2016

...August was wet in Nashville with above normal temps...

Rainfall in August totaled 6.44 inches in Nashville which is 3.27
inches above normal. The greatest rainfall during a 24 hour period
was 1.60 inches on the 27th. This was the 16th wettest August on
record. The wettest August on record was in 1923 when 9.60 inches
fell and the driest was 0.51 inch in 1929. Weather records date
back to November 1870. Rainfall since January 1st has totaled
31.62 inches which is 0.72 inch below normal.

August 2016 ended as the 16th warmest on record in Nashville. The
temperature for August averaged 2.9 degrees above normal. The
average high was 90.9 degrees and the average low was 72.3 degrees.
The hottest temperature during the month was 96 degrees on the
27th and 28th. The coolest was 62 degrees on the 22nd and 23rd.
There were 22 days with temperatures at or above 90 degrees. The
low temperature of 76 degrees on the 30th tied for the highest
daily minimum temperature for that date set in 1951. August is the
7th consecutive month with above normal temperatures. There was a
record setting stretch of consecutive daily low temperatures of 70
degrees and above that started on July 3rd and ended on August
20th at 49 days. The old record was 41 days set in 1955.

The average wind speed was 4.3 miles an hour. The fastest gust
was 41 miles an hour from the north on the 27th.

There were 13 thunderstorm days.

There were 18 days with fog and 3 days with dense fog.

...August was wet in Clarksville with above normal temperatures...
...Rainfall more than 10 inches above normal for the year...

Rainfall totaled 6.09 inches in Clarksville which is 2.98 inches
above normal. This was the 14th wettest August in Clarksville. The
greatest rainfall during a 24 hour period was 1.86 inches on the
3rd and 4th. Rainfall in Clarksville since January 1st has totaled
44.40 inches which is 10.87 inches above normal.

The temperature for August in Clarksville averaged 2.0 degrees
above normal. The average high was 88.0 degrees and the average
low was 70.5 degrees. The hottest temperature was 95 degrees on
the 28th and the coolest was 57 degrees on the 23rd. There were 13
days with the temperature at or above 90 degrees.

The average wind speed was 4.2 miles an hour. The fastest gust was
47 miles an hour from the northwest on the 3rd.

There were 15 days with thunderstorms.

There were 21 days with fog and 4 days with dense fog.

...August temperatures were above normal in Crossville with near
normal rainfall...

The temperature for August in Crossville averaged 2.4 degrees
above normal. The average high was 85.5 degrees and the average low
was 66.8 degrees. The hottest temperature was 91 degrees on the
16th and the coolest was 56 degrees on the 22nd and 23rd. There
were 5 days with the temperature at or above 90 degrees.

Rainfall totaled 4.85 inches which is 0.86 inch above normal. The
greatest rainfall during a 24 hour period was 1.26 inches on the
18th.

The average wind speed was 3.5 miles an hour. The fastest gust was
26 miles an hour from the west on the 18th.

There were 10 days with thunderstorms.

There were 24 days with fog and 3 days with dense fog.


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