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CXAK58 PASN 091540 CCB
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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST PAUL, AK
832 AM AKDT TUE SEP 2 2014
...................................

...THE ST PAUL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR\\\'S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              66   8/25/1987 
 LOW               29   8/15/1981 
HIGHEST            60   8/25         53       7      59  8/01  
LOWEST             36   8/25         34       2      40  8/10  
AVG. MAXIMUM       57.2              52.1     5.1    52.5    
AVG. MINIMUM       48.5              45.6     2.9    45.4   
MEAN               52.8              48.8     4.0    48.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 80      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 70      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                 0.1    -0.1     0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                 0.0     0.0     0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM            9.32   1953   
 MINIMUM            0.17   1977
TOTALS              4.00              3.07    0.93    3.68
DAILY AVG.          0.13              0.10    0.03    0.12
DAYS >= .01        19                16.2     2.8    22
DAYS >= .10         9                 7.6     1.4    12
DAYS >= .50         3                 1.4     1.6     1
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.3    -0.3     0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        0.98   8/23                       0.93  8/24        

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              0.0   1949
 24 HR TOTAL        0.0   8-31-2014
 SNOW DEPTH         0     8-31-2014    
TOTALS              0.0               0.0     0.0     0.0   
SINCE 7/1           0.0               0.0     0.0     0.0   
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0       0
DAYS >= TRACE       0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS >= 6.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            0  MM    
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   MM                          0.0  MM    

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     371               499    -128     492 
 SINCE 7/1        817              1052    -235    1043
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       0
................................................................

WIND (MPH)                        
AVERAGE WIND SPEED               11.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     31/320    DATE   08/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     40/130    DATE   08/22

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM                                      
AVERAGE SKY COVER             MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           MM
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             MM
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         MM

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     MM

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     ICE PELLETS                 0
RAIN                     22     GLAZE                       0
DRIZZLE                   3     HAIL                        0
SNOW                      0     HAZE                        0
FOG                      26     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      10
BLOWING SNOW              0


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

&&
...WARMEST AUGUST IN HISTORY WITH MUCH NEEDED RAIN FOR SAINT PAUL...  

AUGUST 2014 FOR ST PAUL HAS OFFICIALLY SET THE RECORD AS THE THE WARMEST IN 
RECORDED HISTORY WITH TWENTY-SIX TIED OR BROKEN HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS. THE 
MOST INFLUENTIAL WEATHER PATTERN FOR THE MONTH WAS A SERIES OF LOWS WHICH 
BROUGHT MUCH NEEDED RAIN TO THE AREA... AS WELL AS PROVIDING FOR PREDOMINANTLY 
CLOUDY SKIES THAT LEAD TO MANY HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURES THAT HELPED RAISE THE 
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE INTO THE RECORD SPOT. THIS WAS DESPITE HAVING WINDS 
PREDOMINATELY FROM THE NORTHWEST.

MONTHLY TEMPERATURE AVERAGES WERE ALL IN THE TOP TEN ON RECORD FOR THE MONTH OF 
AUGUST. THE AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST... THE AVERAGE 
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS THE THIRD WARMEST... AND THE OVERALL AVERAGE MONTHLY 
TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST ON RECORD. ON AVERAGE THE DAILY TEMPERATURE 
WAS FIVE DEGREES WARMER THAN NORMAL. ST PAUL TIED SEVEN RECORD TEMPERATURES... 
AND SET TWENTY NEW TEMPERATURE RECORDS.

PRECIPITATION FOR AUGUST 2014 WAS GREATLY ABOVE NORMAL AS WELL... WITH TOTAL 
ACCUMULATION ALMOST ONE INCH ABOVE NORMAL OF THE MONTHLY AVERAGE.  NINETEEN DAYS 
HAD PRECIPITATION GREATER THAN 0.01... WITH THE 6TH SETTING A RECORD FOR
0.92 INCHES IN ONE DAY.

$$
HCH/WIW SEP 14



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