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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
627 AM EDT SAT MAY 4 2019

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...THE CONCORD NH CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2019...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1868 TO 2019

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              95   04/19/1976
 LOW                4   04/05/2016
HIGHEST            80   04/19        82      -2       73  04/24
LOWEST             18   04/02        20      -2       18  04/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     56.8              57.4    -0.6     52.0
AVG. MINIMUM     34.4              32.7     1.7     31.2
MEAN             45.6              45.1     0.5     41.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        1
DAYS MIN <= 32     15              15.0     0.0       20
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.74   1904
 MINIMUM         0.42   1941
TOTALS           5.01              3.41    1.60     4.30
DAILY AVG.       0.17              0.11    0.06     0.14
DAYS >= .01        19              11.8     7.2       14
DAYS >= .10        10               7.1     2.9       10
DAYS >= .50         4               2.1     1.9        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.7     0.3        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.17   04/26

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           35.0   1874
TOTALS            0.3               2.8    -2.5      1.7
SINCE 7/1        52.8              61.4    -8.6     87.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       2               1.2     0.8        4
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.6    -0.6        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.3   04/09

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     577               600     -23      695
 SINCE 7/1       6824              6847     -23     6461
COOLING TOTAL       3                 2       1        0
 SINCE 1/1          3                 2       1        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/290    DATE  04/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/280    DATE  04/03

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

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

&&

APRIL BEGAN WITH MANY COOL DAYS BRIEFLY INTERRUPTED BY A FEW WARM
DAYS NEAR 60 DEGREES. LIGHT SNOW FELL ON THE 8TH AND 9TH WITH THE
TEMPERATURE HOLDING IN THE 30S. THIS DIDN`T LAST LONG, THOUGH, AS
THE MIDDLE OF THE MONTH SAW A SHIFT TOWARD WARMER BUT FREQUENTLY
SHOWERY WEATHER. THE TEMPERATURE TOPPED 60 DEGREES ON 11 OUT OF 13
DAYS FROM THE 13TH THRU 25TH. THERE WERE 4 STRAIGHT DAYS REACHING 70
DEGREES INCLUDING A HIGH OF 80 ON THE 19TH. HEAVIER RAIN CAME IN ON
THE 26TH AND 27TH WITH 1.79 INCHES RECORDED. THE REST OF THE MONTH
WAS COOL AND SHOWERY. IN FACT, RAIN WAS OBSERVED ON 12 OF THE LAST
13 DAYS OF THE MONTH MAKING THIS THE RAINIEST APRIL IN THE HISTORY
OF WEATHER OBSERVATIONS AT CONCORD.

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 45.6 DEGREES WHICH WAS 0.5
DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE WARMEST APRIL WAS 51.4 DEGREES IN 1941.
THE COLDEST WAS IN 1874 WHEN IT WAS 37.0 DEGREES.

A TOTAL OF 5.01 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL WHICH WAS 1.60 INCHES
ABOVE NORMAL AND THE WETTEST APRIL SINCE 2007. THE HEAVIEST RAIN
CAME ON THE 26TH AND 27TH WHEN 1.79 INCHES OF RAIN WAS MEASURED. THE
WETTEST APRIL WAS IN 1904 WHEN 7.44 INCHES FELL. THE DRIEST WAS IN
1941 WHEN ONLY 0.42 INCHES WAS RECORDED.

MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION FELL ON 19 DAYS IN APRIL, THE MOST ON
RECORD AT CONCORD. AN ADDITIONAL 3 DAYS RECORDED A TRACE OF
PRECIPITATION. THE FOLLOWING TABLE LISTS THE MOST RAINY DAYS IN
APRIL.

MOST APRIL DAYS WITH 0.01 INCH OR MORE OF PRECIPITATION (SINCE 1868)...
RANK  DAYS  YEAR
1      19   2019  <===
2      17   1878
3      16   1939
       16   1933
       16   1901
6      15   2018*
* MOST RECENT OF SEVERAL OCCURRENCES

A TOTAL OF 0.3 INCHES OF SNOW FELL WHICH WAS 2.5 INCHES BELOW
NORMAL. ALL OF THIS FELL ON APRIL 9. SNOWFALL IN APRIL IS USUALLY
HIT OR MISS. THE SNOWIEST APRIL WAS IN 1874 WHEN 35.0 INCHES WAS
RECORDED. THERE HAVE BEEN 10 APRILS IN WHICH NO SNOW FELL, MOST
RECENTLY IN 2012. AN ADDITIONAL 36 APRILS ONLY RECORDED A TRACE OF
SNOWFALL, MOST RECENTLY IN 2010.

NO DAILY RECORDS WERE SET OR TIED IN APRIL 2019.

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KIMBLE



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