Weather report

By Jeremy Grams

Week in Review           

Date High Low Dep fr Nor Rain

Aug. 26 *96° *77° +20° –

Aug. 27 *91° 67° +13° –

Aug. 28 88° 65° +11° –

Aug. 29 92° 68° +14° –

Aug. 30 83° 63° +07° –

Aug. 31 88° 57° +08° .04″

Sept. 1 72° 56° -01° –

Month in Review — August 2013

August was marked by a period of 24 consecutive days without rainfall (7th-30th) and each of the final 14 days of the month  being above normal (18th-31st). This led to the 2nd driest August on record with 0.77” of rainfall, only 19% of the normal of 4.05”. The record driest August is 0.72” in 1950. The monthly mean temperature was 69.9°, 2.1° above the normal of 67.8°. The average high temperature for the month was 82.7° which tied for the 6th warmest on record in August.

Average High and Low Temperature: 82.7° & 57.1°

Normal: 79.0° & 56.6°

Highest and Lowest Temperatures: 96°/26th & 47°/4th

No. of Days ≥90° and Normal: 6 & 2

Most Rainfall in 1 Day: 0.60”/6th

No. of Days with Rain and Normal: 3 & 9

Week in Preview : Wed. 5/8 – Tue. 5/14

Normal High and Low Temperatures: 67° & 43°

Average Total Rainfall: 0.77″

Highest Temperature of Record: 91° 1st/1998

Coldest High Temperature of Record: 40° 4th/1953

Warmest Low Temperature of Record: 65° 29th/2007

Lowest Temperature of Record: 22° 2nd/1966

Most Rainfall in 1 Day: 1.45″ 9th/1988

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