July 2013 was cool and wet

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
414 AM CDT THU AUG 1 2013

...JULY WAS COOL AND WET...

THE TEMPERATURE IN NASHVILLE FOR JULY 2013 AVERAGED 77.8 DEGREES

WHICH IS 1.6 DEGREES BELOW THE 30 YEAR NORMAL. THE AVERAGE HIGH

WAS 87.3 DEGREES AND THE AVERAGE LOW WAS 68.3 DEGREES. THE HOTTEST

TEMPERATURE WAS 97 DEGREES ON THE 17TH AND THE COOLEST WAS 60

DEGREES ON THE 29TH. NO TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET THIS MONTH.

THERE WERE 11 DAYS IN JULY IN WHICH THE HIGH TEMPERATURE REACHED

OR EXCEEDED 90 DEGREES. ON AVERAGE NASHVILLE WILL HIT OR EXCEED

THE 90 DEGREE MARK ON 16 DAYS IN JULY. IN 1910 NASHVILLE REACHED

OR EXCEEDED 90 DEGREES ON ONLY 3 DAYS...WHILE IN JULY 1954

NASHVILLE REACHED OR EXCEEDED 90 DEGREES ON 30 OUT OF A POSSIBLE

31 DAYS.

 

NASHVILLE HAD ITS 17TH WETTEST JULY ON RECORD. RAINFALL FOR JULY

TOTALED 6.60 INCHES WHICH IS 2.96 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL. THE

GREATEST RAINFALL DURING A 24 HOUR PERIOD WAS 2.02 INCHES ON THE

5TH AND 6TH. A CALENDAR DAY RAINFALL RECORD WAS SET ON THE 6TH

WHEN 1.18 INCHES FELL BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 1.01 INCHES SET

IN 1932.

 

FIVE WETTEST JULY`S ON RECORD IN NASHVILLE...

1878...9.43 INCHES

1897...8.53

1879...8.47

2012...8.38

1936...8.33

 

THUNDERSTORMS OCCURRED ON 5 DAYS.

 

THE AVERAGE WINDS SPEED WAS 4.9 MILES AN HOUR. THE FASTEST GUST

WAS 38 MILES AN HOUR ON THE 18TH.

 

FOG OCCURRED ON 16 DAYS. THERE WERE NO DAYS WITH DENSE FOG.

 

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CLARKSVILLE`S TEMPERATURE FOR JULY 2013 AVERAGED 75.1 DEGREES

WHICH WAS 3.0 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE AVERAGE HIGH WAS 84.6

DEGREES AND THE AVERAGE LOW WAS 65.6 DEGREES. THE HOTTEST

TEMPERATURE DURING THE MONTH WAS 94 DEGREES ON THE 17TH AND

COOLEST WAS 54 DEGREES ON THE 28TH. THE HOTTEST JULY ON RECORD AT

CLARKSVILLE WAS IN 1901 AND THE COOLEST WAS IN 1967.

 

RAINFALL AT CLARKSVILLE IN JULY TOTALED 5.50 INCHES WHICH IS 1.58

INCHES ABOVE NORMAL. THE GREATEST RAINFALL DURING A 24 HOUR PERIOD

WAS 2.00 INCHES ON THE 21ST. THE WETTEST JULY ON RECORD AT

CLARKSVILLE WAS BACK IN 1981 WHEN 9.78 INCHES OF RAIN FELL.

 

THERE WERE 10 DAYS WITH THUNDERSTORMS.

 

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED WAS 4.2 MILES AN HOUR. THE FASTEST GUST WAS

55 MILES AN HOUR DURING A THUNDERSTORM ON THE 18TH.

 

FOG OCCURRED ON 21 DAYS WITH DENSE FOG ON 5 DAYS.

 

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CROSSVILLE`S TEMPERATURE FOR JULY 2013 AVERAGED 72.4 DEGREES WHICH

IS 2.2 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE AVERAGE HIGH WAS 80.4 DEGREES AND

THE AVERAGE LOW WAS 64.5 DEGREES. THE HOTTEST TEMPERATURE WAS 89

DEGREES ON THE 17TH AND THE COOLEST WAS 53 DEGREES ON THE 29TH.

CROSSVILLE BROKE A LOW TEMPERATURE RECORD WITH 53 DEGREES ON THE

29TH. THE OLD RECORD WAS 57 DEGREES IN 2004.

 

THE HOTTEST JULY ON RECORD AT CROSSVILLE WAS IN 1993 AND THE COOLEST

WAS IN 1967.

 

JULY 2013 IN CROSSVILLE WAS THE 5TH WETTEST JULY ON RECORD WITH

9.37 INCHES OF RAIN...WHICH IS 4.22 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL. THE

GREATEST RAINFALL DURING A 24 HOUR PERIOD WAS 2.81 INCHES ON THE

6TH AND 7TH. A CALENDAR DAY RAINFALL RECORD WAS SET ON THE 4TH

WHEN 1.95 INCHES OF RAIN FELL BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 1.85

INCHES IN 1976. ANOTHER CALENDAR DAY RAINFALL RECORD WAS SET AT

CROSSVILLE WHEN 2.23 INCHES OF RAIN FELL ON THE 6TH BREAKING THE

OLD RECORD OF 2.00 INCHES SET IN 1984.

 

THE WETTEST JULY ON RECORD AT CROSSVILLE WAS IN 1967 WHEN 11.95

INCHES OF RAIN FELL.

 

FIVE WETTEST JULY`S ON RECORD AT CROSSVILLE...

1967...11.95 INCHES

1956...11.93

1979...11.70

1984...9.65

2013...9.37

 

THERE WERE 10 DAYS WITH THUNDERSTORMS.

 

THE AVERAGE WINDS SPEED WAS 3.2 MILES AN HOUR. THE FASTEST GUST

WAS 30 MILES AN HOUR ON THE 10TH.

 

FOG OCCURRED ON 27 DAYS WITH DENSE FOG ON 9 DAYS.

 

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BOYD



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