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CLIMATE REPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA

1051 AM EDT THU AUG 1 2019

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...THE FORT WAYNE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2019...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1897 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             106   07/14/1936
                        07/22/1934
 LOW               38   07/02/1904
HIGHEST            95   07/10        MM      MM       93  07/04
                        07/02
LOWEST             55   07/25        MM      MM       54  07/07
                        07/24
AVG. MAXIMUM     87.0              84.4     2.6     83.9
AVG. MINIMUM     67.1              62.7     4.4     64.3
MEAN             77.0              73.6     3.4
DAYS MAX >= 90     10               5.4     4.6        6
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        11.00   1986
 MINIMUM         0.41   1974
TOTALS           3.31              4.24   -0.93     3.05
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.14   -0.03     0.10
DAYS >= .01         9               9.8    -0.8        9
DAYS >= .10         8               6.8     1.2        6
DAYS >= .50         2               2.7    -0.7        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.10   07/29 TO 07/29

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   2014
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   07/31 TO 07/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 3      -3        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 3      -3        0
COOLING TOTAL     380               267     113      291
 SINCE 1/1        641               506     135      688
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/260    DATE  07/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/280    DATE  07/21

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             19
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
  0
  6
  0
  0
  0
  0
  0
HAZE                      5

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

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...A NOTABLE BREAK IN PRECIPITATION; BOUTS OF HEAT...

THIS JULY WILL BE REMEMBERED FOR A STRETCH OF HOT AND HUMID DAYS MID
MONTH. THERE WERE TEN DAYS WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE 90S, AND
FIVE OF THESE OCCURRED DURING THE VERY WARM PERIOD FROM JULY 13TH TO
THE 21ST. DURING THIS STRETCH, LOW TEMPERATURES DID NOT FALL BELOW
70 DEGREES FOR EIGHT CONSECUTIVE DAYS. THIS WAS THE 2ND LONGEST JULY
STREAK OF CONSECUTIVE DAYS WITH LOWS OF 70 DEGREES OR WARMER. THE
LONGEST WAS TEN DAYS IN A ROW ENDING ON JULY 24TH 1983.
ADDITIONALLY, TO START THE MONTH, THE FIRST SEVEN HAD LOW
TEMPERATURES OF 70 DEGREES OR WARMER. ELSEWHERE IN THE MONTH, THERE
WERE TEN DAYS WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES OF 85 DEGREES OR LESS.

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE FOR JULY 2019 WAS 77.0, 3.4 DEGREES
ABOVE NORMAL. THIS RANKED AS THE 14TH WARMEST JULY ON RECORD. THE
HOTTEST TEMPERATURE WAS 95 DEGREES ON THE 2ND AND 10TH. THE COOLEST
TEMPERATURE WAS 55 DEGREES ON THE 24TH AND 25TH.

PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 3.31 INCHES, 0.93 INCHES BELOW
NORMAL. THIS RANKED AS THE 59TH DRIEST JULY ON RECORD.

A NEW RECORD WARM MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 77 DEGREES WAS SET ON THE
19TH. THIS BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 76 DEGREES IN 1930.

LASHLEY/BROWN


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