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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
455 PM EDT SUN AUG 5 2018

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...THE GRAY ME CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1995 TO 2018

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            92   07/04        90       2       89
LOWEST             52   07/07        53      -1       54
AVG. MAXIMUM     79.7              79.1     0.6     79.3
AVG. MINIMUM     61.3              59.7     1.6     60.5
MEAN             70.5              69.4     1.1     69.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      2               1.3     0.7        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           4.05              4.30   -0.25     1.43
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.14   -0.01     0.05
DAYS >= .01        11              12.5    -1.5       11
DAYS >= .10         5               7.1    -2.1        4
DAYS >= .50         3               2.9     0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.79   07/26 TO 7/27

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       7                14      -7       13
 SINCE 7/1          7                14      -7       13
COOLING TOTAL     183               150      33      174
 SINCE 1/1        249               226      23      300
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-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

&&

THE HOT AND HUMID WEATHER THAT BEGAN AT THE END OF JUNE CONTINUED
INTO THE FIRST PART OF JULY. THE TEMPERATURE PEAKED AT 92 DEGREES ON
INDEPENDENCE DAY, JULY 4. A FEW PERIODIC COLD FRONTS BROUGHT SOME
COOLER AND DRIER AIR FOR THE MIDDLE OF THE MONTH, BUT THE WARM,
HUMID AIR KEPT RETURNING. THE WARM AND HUMID WEATHER GAVE WAY TO
PERIODIC SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MONTH, HELPING TO PUT
A DENT IN THE DEVELOPING DROUGHT.

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 70.5 DEGREES WHICH WAS 1.1
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 4.05 INCHES OF RAIN FELL WHICH WAS 0.25 INCHES BELOW
NORMAL. THE HEAVIEST RAIN FELL ON JULY 27 WHEN 1.72 INCHES WAS
RECORDED. THE DRIEST JULY ON RECORD WAS IN 2003 WHEN ONLY 1.08
INCHES FELL. THE WETTEST WAS IN 2009 WITH 9.45 INCHES.

$$

KIMBLE



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