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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
613 AM EST WED FEB 6 2019

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...THE MANCHESTER CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2019...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2019

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            56   01/24        53       3
LOWEST              0   01/31        -3       3
                        01/21
AVG. MAXIMUM     33.2              33.1     0.1
AVG. MINIMUM     17.1              15.7     1.4
MEAN             25.1              24.4     0.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32     13              14.6    -1.6
DAYS MIN <= 32     29              29.8    -0.8
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               2.3    -0.3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           3.53              3.02    0.51
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.10    0.01
DAYS >= .01        10              10.3    -0.3
DAYS >= .10         7               5.9     1.1
DAYS >= .50         2               1.7     0.3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.5     0.5
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.59   01/24 TO 01/24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           13.7
SINCE 7/1        27.0
DAYS >= TRACE      14
DAYS >= 1.0         4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   01/24
                        01/22
                        01/21

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1227              1258     -31
 SINCE 7/1       3621              3626      -5     3434
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/310    DATE  01/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/300    DATE  01/20

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     58


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

&&

JANUARY BEGAN ON A WARM NOTE WITH THE TEMPERATURE REACHING 52
DEGREES ON NEW YEARS DAY. WARM WEATHER LASTED ABOUT A WEEK UNTIL A
STORM SYSTEM ON THE 8TH AND 9TH BROUGHT SNOW, FREEZING RAIN, AND
RAIN. COLD AIR MOVED IN BEHIND THIS STORM WITH MOST OF THE NEXT TWO
WEEKS SPENT BELOW FREEZING. THE NEXT STORM CAME ON THE 19TH AND 20TH
WHEN MORE THAN 6 INCHES OF SNOW AND SLEET WAS RECORDED. MORE ARCTIC
AIR POURED IN BEHIND THIS STORM. THE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE 21ST
WAS ONLY 5 DEGREES, THE COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE OBSERVED SINCE
2004. THE BRUTAL COLD DID NOT LAST LONG AS THE JANUARY THAW BROUGHT
THE TEMPERATURE ALL THE WAY TO 56 DEGREES ON JANUARY 24 ALONG WITH
MORE THAN 1.5 INCHES OF RAIN. ONE MORE SNOWSTORM CAME ON THE 29TH
AND 30TH WITH COLD AIR AGAIN RUSHING IN BEHIND IT.

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 25.1 DEGREES WHICH WAS 0.7
DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE TEMPERATURE RANGED FROM 0 DEGREES ON THE
21ST AND 31ST TO 56 DEGREES ON THE 24TH. A TOTAL OF 3.53 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION FELL WHICH WAS 0.51 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL AND THE
WETTEST JANUARY SINCE 2006. THE HEAVIEST PRECIPITATION CAME ON THE
24TH WHEN 1.59 INCHES OF RAIN WAS MEASURED. THERE WAS 13.7 INCHES OF
SNOWFALL, WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOWSTORM COMING ON THE 19TH AND 20TH
WHEN 6.1 INCHES WAS RECORDED.

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KIMBLE


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