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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
831 AM EDT MON OCT 1 2018

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...THE FORT WAYNE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1897 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             100   09/02/1953
 LOW               29   09/23/1995
                        09/29/1951
HIGHEST            93   09/20        MM      MM       92  09/22
LOWEST             44   09/29        MM      MM       42  09/30
AVG. MAXIMUM     78.7              76.0     2.7     77.3
AVG. MINIMUM     59.0              52.6     6.4     54.5
MEAN             68.9              64.3     4.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      5               1.2     3.8        4
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.44   1933
 MINIMUM         0.34   1979
TOTALS           1.65              2.80   -1.15     1.67
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.09   -0.04     0.06
DAYS >= .01         8               9.1    -1.1        9
DAYS >= .10         5               5.3    -0.3        4
DAYS >= .50         0               2.2    -2.2        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.46   09/25 TO 09/25

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   2003
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   09/30 TO 09/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      63               104     -41       80
 SINCE 7/1         63               116     -53       95
COOLING TOTAL     186                83     103      117
 SINCE 1/1       1162               800     362      805
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/260    DATE  09/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/250    DATE  09/21

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             18
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     80


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

&&

...A WARM AND DRY SEPTEMBER IN THE FORT WAYNE AREA...

OVERALL IT WAS A RELATIVELY UNEVENTFUL START TO THE FALL SEASON. THE
MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS OVER 4 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL WHILE
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION WAS AROUND ONE INCH BELOW NORMAL IN THE FORT
WAYNE AREA FOR SEPTEMBER. HIGH TEMPERATURES REACHED AT LEAST 90
DEGREES ON 5 DAYS AND LOW TEMPERATURES NEVER DROPPED BELOW 44
DEGREES. NOT A LOT OF SEVERE WEATHER OCCURRED IN THE IMMEDIATE FORT
WAYNE AREA. ISOLATED DAMAGING WINDS OCCURRED ON A FEW DAYS TO THE
NORTH AND WEST OF FORT WAYNE BUT THERE WAS NO WIDESPREAD SEVERE
WEATHER IN THE REGION.

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS 68.9 DEGREES, 4.6 DEGREES ABOVE
NORMAL. THIS RANKED AS THE 9TH WARMEST SEPTEMBER ON RECORD. TOTAL
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION WAS 1.65 INCHES, 1.15 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.
THIS WAS THE 30TH DRIEST SEPTEMBER ON RECORD. THERE WAS NO SNOWFALL.

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