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CLMBWI

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
212 PM EDT THU SEP 01 2022

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...THE BALTIMORE MD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2022...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1991 TO 2020
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1871 TO 2022

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE
                                          NORMAL
..............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH            105   08/20/1983
                       08/07/1918
                       08/06/1918
 LOW              45   08/30/1986
HIGHEST           99   08/04         95       4       98
LOWEST            58   08/13         54       4       60
AVG. MAXIMUM    89.4               86.5     2.9     88.8
AVG. MINIMUM    68.7               65.8     2.9     70.5
MEAN            79.1               76.2     2.9     79.7
DAYS MAX >= 90    15                8.2     6.8       15
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       18.35   1955
 MINIMUM        0.64   1877
TOTALS          3.71               4.09   -0.38     4.36
DAILY AVG.      0.12               0.13   -0.01     0.14
DAYS >= .01       14                9.6     4.4       12
DAYS >= .10        8                6.2     1.8        5
DAYS >= .50        2                2.6    -0.6        3
DAYS >= 1.00       1                0.9     0.1        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   1.28   08/04 TO 08/05               1.36
 STORM TOTAL    1.22                                1.36
 (MM/DD(HH))

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            MM   MM
TOTALS             T                0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1          T                0.0     0.0       MM
DAYS >= TRACE      1                0.0     1.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0        0                0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        0                                   0

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      0                  0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1         0                  0       0       MM
COOLING TOTAL    444                346      98      463
 SINCE 1/1      1350               1134     216       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/090
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/060

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              8     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      8

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

&&

AUGUST AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 2.9 ABOVE NORMAL. AFTER A WETTER JULY, AUG WAS DRIER THAN NORMAL
ESPECIALLY THE SECOND HALF.

WEATHER RECORDS FOR THE BALTIMORE MD AREA HAVE BEEN RECORDED AT WHAT IS NOW
BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON THURGOOD MARSHALL AIRPORT (KBWI) SINCE 1950. THE OFFICIAL
WEATHER RECORD CONSISTS OF THAT DATA BACK TO 1950, AND OBSERVATIONS TAKEN
IN DOWNTOWN BALTIMORE FROM 1871 THROUGH 1949. TEMPERATURE RECORDS FOR THE
BALTIMORE MD AREA EXTEND BACK TO JULY 1872. PRECIPITATION RECORDS EXTEND BACK
TO JANUARY 1871. SNOWFALL RECORDS BEGAN IN MARCH 1892.

ALL CLIMATE DATA ARE CONSIDERED PRELIMINARY UNTIL REVIEWED BY THE NATIONAL
CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION (NCEI).

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