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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
517 AM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

...A COOLER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL JULY AT BOTH DFW AND WACO...

DFW...
FOR JULY...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 93.7 DEGREES /1.9
DEGREES BELOW NORMAL/ AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 73.9
DEGREES /1.2 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL/. THIS MAKES THE MEAN TEMPERATURE
FOR JULY 2014 AT DFW 83.8 DEGREES /1.5 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL/. THE
JULY MEAN TEMPERATURE OF 83.8 DEGREES TIES US FOR 35TH COOLEST ON
RECORD. RECORDS FOR THE OFFICIAL DALLAS FORT WORTH GO BACK TO
SEPTEMBER 1898.

RECORD LOWS WERE TIED OR SET ON 3 DAYS...
ON JULY 18TH...THE LOW WAS 65 DEGREES WHICH BROKE THE OLD RECORD LOW
FOR THAT DATE OF 67 SET IN 1945. ON JULY 19TH...THE LOW WAS 68
DEGREES WHICH TIED THE RECORD FOR THAT DATE PREVIOUSLY SET IN
1901...1919 AND 1990. ON JULY 20TH...THE LOW WAS 65 DEGREES WHICH
TIED THE RECORD FOR THAT DATE PREVIOUSLY SET IN 1920.

RECORD LOW MAXIMA WERE SET ON 2 DAYS...
ON JULY 17TH...THE HIGH WAS 79 DEGREES WHICH BROKE THE OLD RECORD
COOLEST HIGH TEMPERATURE FOR THAT DATE OF 82 DEGREES SET IN 1906
AND 1919. ON JULY 18TH THE HIGH WAS 77 DEGREES WHICH BROKE THE OLD
RECORD COOLEST HIGH TEMPERATURE FOR THAT DATE OF 78 DEGREES SET IN
1967.

DFW REACHED 100 DEGREES ON 5 DAYS.../100 ON THE 13TH...101 ON THE
14TH...100 ON THE 25TH...102 ON THE 26TH AND 103 ON THE 27TH.
DFW AVERAGES 6 100-DEGREE DAYS IN JULY.

DFW RECEIVED SLIGHTLY LESS THAN 1 INCH /0.98/ OF RAIN DURING THE
MONTH OF JULY. JULY 2014 TIES FOR THE 41ST DRIEST JULY ON RECORD.
THE DRIEST JULY ON RECORD FOR THE OFFICIAL DALLAS FORT WORTH SITE
WAS IN 1993 WHEN NO RAIN FELL. THE WETTEST JULY WAS IN 1973 WHEN
11.13 INCHES OF RAIN FELL.

WACO...
FOR JULY...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 93.8 /2.5
DEGREES BELOW NORMAL/ AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 71.9
/2.2 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL/. THIS MAKES THE MEAN TEMPERATURE FOR
JULY 2014 AT WACO 82.9 DEGREES /2.3 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL/. THE
JULY AVERAGE HIGH OF 93.8 WAS THE 21ST COOLEST ON RECORD. THE JULY
AVERAGE LOW OF 71.9 WAS THE 5TH COOLEST ON RECORD. THE JULY MEAN
TEMPERATURE OF 82.9 DEGREES TIES US FOR THE 11TH COOLEST ON
RECORD. RECORDS FOR THE OFFICIAL WACO SITE GO BACK TO DECEMBER
1901.

NO RECORD LOWS WERE SET IN JULY. ON JULY 18TH...THE HIGH AT WACO
REGIONAL AIRPORT WAS 78 DEGREES WHICH WAS THE COOLEST HIGH
TEMPERATURE FOR THAT DATE...BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 86 DEGREES
SET IN 1938 AND 1979.

ON JULY 28TH...WACO REACHED 100 DEGREES FOR THE FIRST TIME THIS
YEAR. THIS WAS ALSO THE ONLY 100-DEGREE DAY IN JULY AT WACO REGIONAL
AIRPORT. THE 30-YEAR AVERAGE NUMBER OF 100-DEGREE DAYS AT WACO 8.6
DAYS.

ONLY 0.15 INCHES OF RAIN FELL DURING THE MONTH OF JULY AT WACO
WHICH IS 1.64 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. THIS TIES FOR THE 11TH DRIEST
JULY ON RECORD. THE DRIEST JULYS ON RECORD ARE IN 1930 AND 1993
WHERE NO MEASURABLE RAIN WAS RECORDED. THERE ARE THREE JULYS WHEN
OVER 8 INCHES FELL...1902 /8.95/...1903 /8.63/ AND 1971 /8.51/.

MORE DETAILED MONTHLY CLIMATE REPORTS FOR DFW AND WACO WILL BE
SENT SATURDAY.


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