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August Climate Data (Page 1)

     |-----Normals 1981-2010------| |--------- Record Temperatures ---------|
     Temperature   Precipitation     Hi        Lo        Hi        Lo
Day  Mx/Mn  Mean  Day  Month  Year   Max Year  Max Year  Min Year  Min Year    Day
 1   94/72   83  0.09  0.09  26.86   111  2011  77  2017  84  1934  60  1971    1
 2   94/72   83  0.09  0.18  26.95   113  2011  79  1927 (85) 1934  56  1965    2
 3   94/72   83  0.09  0.27  27.04  (115) 2011  76  1915  84  2011  55  1976    3
 4   94/72   83  0.09  0.36  27.13   110  1964  74  1883  83  2011  54  1974    4
 5   94/72   83  0.09  0.45  27.22   113  2011  71  1883  82  2011  54  1894    5

 6   94/72   83  0.09  0.54  27.31   111  2011  72  1912  81 *2011  54  1894    6
 7   94/72   83  0.09  0.63  27.40   107  1954 (68) 1997  82  1934  62 *2004    7
 8   94/72   83  0.08  0.71  27.48   109  2011  71  1997  80  2015  55  1989    8
 9   94/72   83  0.09  0.80  27.57   109  1936  78  1948  82  1934  55  1989    9
10   94/72   83  0.09  0.89  27.66  (113) 1936  75  1940  81  1943  58  1989   10

11   94/72   83  0.09  0.98  27.75   108  1935  72  2008  81  1937  58  1989   11
12   94/72   83  0.09  1.07  27.84   107  1934  74  1917  83  1934  53  1967   12
13   94/72   83  0.09  1.16  27.93   105 *2007  76  1991  83  1943  51  1967   13
14   94/71   83  0.08  1.24  28.01   106  1923  78  2002  82  1943  55  1967   14
15   94/71   83  0.07  1.31  28.08   106  1956  76  2008  82  1943  55  1992   15

16   94/71   83  0.08  1.39  28.16   109  1956  79  2013  81  1934  53  1992   16
17   94/71   82  0.07  1.46  28.23   108  1909  74  1981  81  1954  54  1992   17
18   94/71   82  0.08  1.54  28.31   104  1999  75  1915  79  2011  58  1992   18
19   94/71   82  0.08  1.62  28.39   107  2011  73  1915  82  1936  57  1976   19
20   93/71   82  0.08  1.70  28.47   106  1993  74 *2008  82  1934  58 *2015   20

21   93/71   82  0.08  1.78  28.55   106  1993  78  1894  79  2010  56  1956   21
22   93/70   82  0.08  1.86  28.63   103 *2000  75  1891  80  1936  54  1956   22
23   93/70   82  0.07  1.93  28.70   103  1910  71  1891  80  2011  53  1891   23
24   93/70   81  0.08  2.01  28.78   103  1922  74  1928  79 *2011 (45) 1891   24
25   93/70   81  0.08  2.09  28.86   104  1963 (68) 1887  81  1922  52  1891   25

26   92/70   81  0.08  2.17  28.94   106  1999  70  1946  79  1998  55  1985   26
27   92/69   81  0.08  2.25  29.02   105  2000 (68) 1927  79  1936  58  1967   27
28   92/69   81  0.08  2.33  29.10   106  1963  70  1927  79  1998  52  1967   28
29   92/69   80  0.08  2.41  29.18   105 *2000  72  1917  80  1932  54  1893   29
30   91/69   80  0.08  2.49  29.26   107  2000  72  1915  78  1932  53  1988   30

31   91/68   80  0.10  2.59  29.36   108  2000  73  1976  77 *2011  51  1915   31
*Indicates occurrences in previous years     ( ) Indicates monthly extremes
August Monthly Normals 1981-2010:

Normal Max Temperature:   93.4F   Monthly Heating Degree Days:         0
Normal Min Temperature:   70.8F   Season Total Heating Degree Days:    0
Normal Mean Temperature:  82.1F   Monthly Cooling Degree Days:       530
Normal Monthly Rainfall:  2.59"   Season Total Cooling Degree Days: 1695
Normal Monthly Snowfall:   0.0"

August Monthly Records:

Warmest August:  88.4F in 1936    Wettest Month: 10.89" in 1890
Coolest August:  75.4F in 1915    Driest Month:  Trace in 2000
(Monthly normals are computed by adding all of the daily mean data
 and then dividing by the number of days in the month)

 

Updated: September 20, 2017