5th Hottest July in Nashville

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
306 AM CDT MON AUG 1 2011

...JULY 2011 WAS THE 5TH HOTTEST ON RECORD IN NASHVILLE...

JULY 2011 IN NASHVILLE TIED WITH 1952 FOR THE 5TH HOTTEST ON
RECORD...AND THE HOTTEST JULY SINCE 1993.
THERE WERE 27 DAYS IN
JULY 2011 WITH 90 DEGREES AND ABOVE...THE MOST SINCE 1993 WHEN
NASHVILLE HAD 28 DAYS. THE MOST EVER IS 30 DAYS BACK IN 1954. ON
AVERAGE NASHVILLE WILL EXPERIENCE 17 DAYS OF 90 DEGREE HEAT DURING
JULY.

THE HOTTEST TEMPERATURE DURING JULY 2011 WAS 100 DEGREES ON
THE 11TH AND THE LOWEST WAS 63 DEGREES ON THE 1ST. NASHVILLE HAD
WHAT MAY VERY WELL BE THE HIGHEST HEAT INDEX ON RECORD WHEN THE
HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 100 DEGREES COMBINED WITH A DEW POINT OF 75 TO
PRODUCED A HEAT INDEX OF 114 DURING THE AFTERNOON OF JULY 11TH
.


ON JULY 12TH THE LOW TEMPERATURE FOR THE CALENDAR DAY WAS A WARM 79
DEGREES WHICH TIED 1901 FOR THE HIGHEST DAILY MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
FOR THE DATE. ON JULY 25TH THE LOW TEMPERATURE FOR THE CALENDAR
DAY WAS A WARM 79 DEGREES WHICH BROKE THE RECORD FOR THE DATE SET
PREVIOUSLY IN 1914 FOR THE HIGHEST DAILY MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR
THE DATE.

THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE DURING THE MONTH WAS 93.1 DEGREES
AND THE AVERAGE LOW WAS 72.8 DEGREES.

RAINFALL FOR JULY 2011 TOTALED 3.46 INCHES WHICH WAS 0.31 INCH
BELOW NORMAL.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 4.3 MILES AN HOUR. A
THUNDERSTORM ON THE 7TH PRODUCED A WIND GUST OF 40 MILES AN HOUR.

THERE WERE 4 DAYS IN WHICH THUNDERSTORMS OCCURRED AT NASHVILLE.

CROSSVILLE...WAS WARMER THAN NORMAL DURING JULY 2011 WITH THE
TEMPERATURE AVERAGING 2.8 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE HIGHEST
TEMPERATURE WAS 91 DEGREES ON THE 11TH AND THE LOWEST WAS 58
DEGREES ON THE 1ST. THERE WERE 3 DAYS OF 90 DEGREES AND ABOVE.

RAINFALL TOTALED 5.28 INCHES WHICH WAS 0.15 INCH ABOVE NORMAL.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR JULY 2011 WAS 2.4 MILES AN HOUR.

A THUNDERSTORM ON THE 5TH PRODUCED A WIND GUST OF 54 MILES AN HOUR
AT CROSSVILLE.

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BOYD



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