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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE, WA
507 AM PDT MON SEP 1 2014

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AUGUST 2014 WAS AN ACTIVE MONTH WITH THUNDERSTORMS OVER SOUTHEAST
WASHINGTON INTO THE SOUTH IDAHO PANHANDLE. THE MONTH STARTED OFF
WHERE JULY LEFT OFF WITH A CONTINUATION OF HOT CONDITIONS. LEWISTON
REACHED 100 DEGREES OR WARMER SIX OF THE FIRST 11 DAYS OF THE MONTH.
ONE DAY OF THUNDERSTORMS WAS MIXED IN WITH THIS HOT SPELL ON THE 2ND
PRODUCING GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS. PULLMAN GUSTED TO 40 MPH WITH DOWNED
TREE LIMBS IN CATALDO. THE PATTERN CHANGED ON THE 12TH AS A LARGE
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM SLOWLY TRACKED ACROSS THE REGION. THE STRONGEST
STORMS OCCURRED ON THE 12TH WITH LARGE TREES BLOWN DOWN IN MOSCOW
WITH ESTIMATED 60 MPH WIND GUSTS. AT ST. JOE LANDING CAMPGROUND
NUMEROUS THREE TO FOUR INCH DIAMETER TREE BRANCHES WERE BLOWN DOWN.
A POWER POLE WAS BLOWN DOWN IN LAPWAI...AND IN TENSED A SECTION OF A
WALL AND ROOF WAS BLOWN OFF A BUILDING. LEWISTON REPORTED A PEAK
WIND OF 49 MPH FROM THESE STORMS. ON THE 13TH QUARTER SIZE HAIL
FELL IN NEZ PERCE. ON THE 20TH AND 22ND YET MORE THUNDERSTORMS
OCCURRED WITH HEAVY RAIN FALLING IN LEWISTON ON THE 22ND.

NO RECORDS WERE SET DURING THE MONTH AT THE LEWISTON AIRPORT.

...THE LEWISTON ID AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1881 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             115   08/04/1961
 LOW               41   08/20/1945
                        08/24/1992
HIGHEST           105   08/11        MM      MM      104  08/14
LOWEST             55   08/25        MM      MM       56  08/26
                                                          08/21
AVG. MAXIMUM     90.8              88.8     2.0     92.3
AVG. MINIMUM     62.5              59.2     3.3     62.1
MEAN             76.7              74.0     2.7     77.2
DAYS MAX >= 90     17              15.0     2.0       22
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.96   1989
 MINIMUM         0.00   2001
TOTALS           1.17              0.69    0.48     0.50
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.02    0.02     0.02
DAYS >= .01         4               4.1    -0.1        6
DAYS >= .10         3               1.7     1.3        1
DAYS >= .50         1               0.3     0.7        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.68   08/22                    08/01 TO 08/02

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0                                  0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0                                08/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 8      -8        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                15     -15        0
COOLING TOTAL     369               287      82      386
 SINCE 1/1        970               717     253      994
..................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/180    DATE  08/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/180    DATE  08/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.10
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           24
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     43

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       2     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      4

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

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