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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
0847 PM EDT SUN NOV 2 2014

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...THE CONCORD NH CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1868 TO 2014 /SINCE 1869 FOR TEMPERATURES/

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              92   10/16/1879
 LOW               10   10/21/1972
                        10/24/1969
HIGHEST            80   10/15        79       1       79  10/02
                                                          10/01
LOWEST             30   10/30        21       9       17  10/29
                        10/13
                        10/12
AVG. MAXIMUM     61.7              60.5     1.2     62.3
AVG. MINIMUM     41.7              35.8     5.9     35.7
MEAN             51.7              48.2     3.5     49.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      6              12.0    -6.0       12
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        14.57   2005
 MINIMUM         0.05   1924
TOTALS           4.46              4.04    0.42     1.28
DAILY AVG.       0.14              0.13    0.01     0.04
DAYS >= .01        13              10.1     2.9        5
DAYS >= .10         7               6.4     0.6        4
DAYS >= .50         2               2.4    -0.4        1
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.2     0.8        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.80   10/16

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           23.0   2011
TOTALS            0.0                 T     0.0        T
SINCE 7/1         0.0                 T     0.0        T
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        1
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0
 STORM TOTAL      0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     409               524    -115      486
 SINCE 7/1        630               759    -129      715
COOLING TOTAL       6                 2       4        0
 SINCE 1/1        387               452     -65      537
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    24/310    DATE  10/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    32/030    DATE  10/22

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     HEAVY RAIN                 4
RAIN                      5     LIGHT RAIN                14
FREEZING RAIN             0     LT FREEZING RAIN           0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     FOG                       22
FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     7     HAZE                       2

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

&&

THE WARM WEATHER THAT ARRIVED AT THE END OF SEPTEMBER CONTINUED,
WITH FEW EXCEPTIONS, THROUGH THE MONTH OF OCTOBER. THE WARMEST PART
OF THE MONTH OCCURRED IN THE MIDDLE WHEN FOUR CONSECUTIVE DAYS SAW
THE TEMPERATURE RISE ABOVE 70 DEGREES INCLUDING 80 DEGREES ON THE
15TH. THE WARM WEATHER WAS ALSO ACCOMPANIED BY HUMID CONDITIONS,
WITH NIGHTTIME LOWS UNUSUALLY WARM AND A COUPLE OF ROUNDS OF HEAVIER
RAIN. TEMPERATURES BEGAN TO COOL BACK TOWARD MORE NORMAL LEVELS BY
THE END OF THE MONTH.

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 51.7 DEGREES WHICH WAS 3.5
DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE WARMEST OCTOBER EVER WAS 1879 WITH AN
AVERAGE OF 57.6 DEGREES. THE COLDEST WAS 1925 AT ONLY 42.2 DEGREES.

THE OCTOBER WARMTH WAS ESPECIALLY NOTICEABLE ON LOW TEMPERATURES
WHICH AVERAGED 5.9 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE WARMEST LOW WAS 60
DEGREES ON THE 16TH WHILE THE COLDEST WAS 30 DEGREES ON THE 12TH,
13TH, AND 30TH. THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE OF 30 DEGREES WAS THE
WARMEST OCTOBER LOW TEMPERATURE SINCE 1920 WHEN THE MONTHLY LOW WAS
32 DEGREES. NORMALLY CONCORD SEES ABOUT 12 DAYS FALL BELOW FREEZING
IN OCTOBER BUT ONLY HALF THAT (6 DAYS) WERE OBSERVED IN 2014.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 4.46 INCHES WHICH WAS 0.42
INCHES ABOVE NORMAL. THE HEAVIEST RAIN FELL ON THE 16TH WHEN 1.80
INCHES WAS RECORDED. THE WETTEST OCTOBER ON RECORD WAS 2005 WHEN
14.57 INCHES FELL. THE DRIEST WAS 1924 WITH ONLY 0.05 INCHES.

NO SNOW FELL DURING THE MONTH WHICH IS FAIRLY STANDARD FOR OCTOBER.
THE AVERAGE OCTOBER MAY SEE ONLY A TRACE OF SNOW. HOWEVER, THE
SNOWIEST OCTOBER ON RECORD WAS 2011 WHEN 23.0 INCHES FELL.

THE FOLLOWING DAILY RECORDS WERE SET OR TIED IN OCTOBER 2014...
DATE  RECORD                              PREVIOUS
16    1.80 - GREATEST PRECIPITATION       1.35 IN 1943

$$

KIMBLE




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