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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
1107 AM EDT THU JUL 3 2014

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...THE GRAY ME CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
3/1/2014 TO 5/31/2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1995 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              91   05/26/2010
                        04/28/2009
                        05/25/2007
 LOW               -4   03/09/2007
                        03/07/2007
                        03/06/2007
HIGHEST            81   05/12        86      -5
LOWEST              0   03/04         6      -6
AVG. MAXIMUM     50.1              53.5    -3.4
AVG. MINIMUM     31.4              34.5    -3.1
MEAN             40.8              44.0    -3.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.5    -0.5
DAYS MAX <= 32     10               5.7     4.3
DAYS MIN <= 32     43              36.1     6.9
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               0.5     0.5

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        23.27   2005
TOTALS          11.36             12.45   -1.09
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.14   -0.02
DAYS >= .01        41              36.1     4.9
DAYS >= .10        25              22.2     2.8
DAYS >= .50         7               8.8    -1.8
DAYS >= 1.00        3               3.2    -0.2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.60   05/16 TO 05/17

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           58.8   2001
TOTALS            8.9              24.7   -15.8
DAYS >= TRACE      14               8.4     5.6
DAYS >= 1.0         4               4.9    -0.9
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        17   03/05
                        03/03
                        03/04
 24 HR TOTAL      2.7   03/19 TO 03/20

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2208              1940     268
 SINCE 7/1       7618              7098     520
COOLING TOTAL       1                11     -10
 SINCE 1/1          1                11     -10
..............................................................


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      1
FOG                       1     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      0

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

&&

SPRING 2014 WAS A COLD ONE AT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN
GRAY. ALL THREE MONTHS SAW BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES. MARCH WAS THE
COLDEST IN THE SHORT 19 YEAR HISTORY OF OBSERVATIONS AT THE OFFICE.
ALL BUT 4 DAYS IN THE MONTH WERE BELOW NORMAL. APRIL CONTINUED TO BE
COOL... BUT NOT AS COLD AND MAY ENDED UP ONLY 0.3 BELOW NORMAL. THIS
MARKED THE 7TH STRAIGHT MONTH OF BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AT THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN GRAY. THE LAST TIME TEMPERATURES
WERE ABOVE NORMAL FOR A MONTH WAS IN OCTOBER 2013.

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR SPRING 2014 WAS 40.8 DEGREES. THIS WAS
3.2 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL AND THE COLDEST SPRING IN THE 19 YEAR
HISTORY OF RECORDS AT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN GRAY. THE
WARMEST SPRING EVER WAS 2010 WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 47.9
DEGREES. UNTIL THIS YEAR... THE COLDEST WAS 1997 AT 41.1 DEGREES.

11.36 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL WHICH WAS 1.09 INCHES BELOW
NORMAL. THE HEAVIEST PRECIPITATION FELL AT THE END OF MARCH WHEN
1.89 INCHES FELL FROM MARCH 28 THROUGH MARCH 31. THE WETTEST SPRING
ON RECORD WAS 2005 WHEN 23.27 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL. THE
DRIEST WAS 2013 WITH ONLY 8.99 INCHES.

8.9 INCHES OF SNOW FELL IN SPRING 2014 WHICH WAS 15.8 INCHES BELOW
NORMAL. THE HEAVIEST SNOW FELL ON MARCH 19 TO 20 WHEN 2.7 INCHES
FELL. THE SNOWIEST SPRING ON RECORD WAS 2001 WHEN 58.8 INCHES FELL.
THE LEAST SNOWY SPRING WAS 2010 WHEN ONLY 1.0 INCH FELL.

$$

KIMBLE






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