Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOSTON/NORTON MA
1230 PM EDT SAT SEP 1 2018

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...THE BOSTON MA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1872 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             102   08/02/1975
 LOW               46   08/25/1940
HIGHEST            98   08/29
LOWEST             62   08/26
                        08/24
AVG. MAXIMUM     84.8              79.6     5.2
AVG. MINIMUM     70.0              64.6     5.4
MEAN             77.4              72.1     5.3
DAYS MAX >= 90     10               2.8     7.2
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        17.09   1955
 MINIMUM         0.39   1883
TOTALS           4.65              3.35    1.30
DAILY AVG.       0.15              0.11    0.04
DAYS >= .01        12               9.4     2.6
DAYS >= .10         8               5.8     2.2
DAYS >= .50         4               2.0     2.0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.8     0.2
GREATEST 24 HR. TOTAL    1.64   08/11 TO 08/12

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.0   MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     MM
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 7      -7
 SINCE 7/1          0                13     -13
COOLING TOTAL     391               227     164
 SINCE 1/1        957               659     298
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.5
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/231
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    24/040    DATE  08/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    30/240    DATE  08/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             19
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       6
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      6
HAZE                      9


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

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