| August 2009 was a record unseasonably cool...and predominantly wet month for our Climate Connection sites. 10 of 14 sites experienced record setting average monthly temperatures within the Top Ten coolest with the remaining 4 breaking into the Top 20 coolest Augusts' of record. For Gothenburg it was the 3rd coolest August of record...1.6 degrees warmer than the all-time coolest August of record set in 1992. Plainville registered the most 100 degree or warmer days with 3...compared to their 4.4 day August average.
Monthly rainfall proved to be abundant for many locations with Hebron coming up on the short end of the stick...1.29 inches below normal On the other end of the spectrum...Greeley received over 3 times their average monthly rainfall...experiencing their 3rd wettest August of record since 1895...and the wettest August since 1966.
Note: # indicates one day or more of missing data. * indicates the last of several occurrences.
YELLOW indicates above normal temperature.
BLUE indicates below normal temperature.