January 2014 coldest since 1985

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN 811 PM CST MON FEB 3 2014  ...COLDEST JANUARY IN NASHVILLE SINCE 1985...AND 15TH COLDEST ON RECORD...  THE TEMPERATURE DURING THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2014 AVERAGED NEAR FREEZING AT 32.4 DEGREES. THIS IS 5.3 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE AVERAGE HIGH DURING THE MONTH WAS 43.9 DEGREES AND THE AVERAGE LOW WAS 20.8 DEGREES. NASHVILLE HAD 25 DAYS WITH LOWS BELOW FREEZING. NASHVILLE HAD 8 DAYS IN WHICH THE HIGH TEMPERATURE DID NOT REACH THE FREEZING MARK. THERE WERE SEVEN DAYS WITH LOWS IN THE SINGLE DIGITS AND NINE DAYS WITH LOWS IN THE TEENS. THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE DURING THE MONTH WAS 2 DEGREES ABOVE ZERO ON THE 7TH AND 29TH. THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE WAS 64 DEGREES ON THE 26TH.  TEN COLDEST JANUARIES AND AVERAGE TEMPERATURE 1977...24.5 1940...24.8 1918...26.4 1978...27.6 1985...27.8 1886...29.4 1948...29.4 1979...29.7 1905...30.3 1884...30.6  JANUARY 2014 RANKS AS THE 15TH COLDEST ON RECORD WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 32.4 DEGREES. FROM THE TABLE ABOVE ONE CAN SEE THAT THERE HAVE BEEN SEVERAL JANUARIES MUCH COLDER THAN 2014.  EVEN THOUGH JANUARY 2014 WAS MUCH COLDER THAN NORMAL THERE WERE NO RECORDS TIED OR SET.   RAINFALL TOTALED 2.61 INCHES WHICH IS 1.14 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.   SNOWFALL TOTALED 0.4 INCH...BRINGING THE TOTAL FOR THE WINTER SEASON TO 1.3 INCHES.  NO THUNDERSTORMS OCCURRED DURING THE MONTH.  THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED WAS 8.5 MILES AN HOUR. THE FASTEST GUST WAS 43 MILES AN HOUR ON THE 5TH.   FOG OCCURRED ON 12 DAYS...NONE WITH DENSE FOG.  ...  BITTERLY COLD AIR SETTLED OVER MIDDLE TENNESSEE ON JANUARY 7TH AND 8TH 2014. BELOW IS A TABLE LISTING SEVERAL SITES AND THEIR COLDEST TEMPERATURES RECORDED.  ..ASOS SITES...  NASHVILLE INTL AIRPORT.............2 CLARKSVILLE OUTLAW FIELD...........1 CROSSVILLE MEMORIAL AIRPORT.......-9  ...COOP SITES...  CROSSVILLE RAWS..................-11 ALLARDT...........................-9 MANCHESTER 2N.....................-9 COALMONT..........................-8 FALL CREEK FALLS..................-8 JAMESTOWN.........................-8 MONTEREY..........................-6 JOELTON...........................-5 CHARLOTTE.........................-4 LEBANON 7N........................-4 SPARTA............................-4 WOODBURY..........................-4 CHRISTIANA........................-3 FT CAMPBELL RAWS..................-3 LAFAYETTE RAWS....................-3 SMITHVILLE........................-3 WHITE HOUSE.......................-3 BRENTWOOD.........................-2 BURNS RAWS........................-2 BYRDSTOWN.........................-2 CENTERVILLE.......................-2 LEWISBURG EXP.....................-2 WARTRACE 6E.......................-2 KINGSTON SPRINGS..................-1 LOBELVILLE........................-1 ROCK ISLAND S.P...................-1 THOMPSON STATION..................-1 WFO OLD HICKORY...................-1 FORT DONELSON......................0 MURFREESBORO.......................0 COLUMBIA 3NW.......................1 HOHENWALD..........................1 BERRY FIELD........................2 CAMDEN.............................2 PULASKI............................2    $$ BOYD

 

 

 

 

 



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