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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU, ME
404 AM EDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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...THE HOULTON ME CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              86   04/27/1970
 LOW              -13   04/06/2015
HIGHEST            65   04/13        MM      MM       65  04/14
LOWEST            -13R  04/06        MM      MM        8  04/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     48.0              49.9    -1.9     48.6
AVG. MINIMUM     25.5              28.3    -2.8     27.6
MEAN             36.8              39.1    -2.3     38.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               0.7     1.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     19              20.5    -1.5       21
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               0.1     1.9        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           2.63                     -1.25
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.13   -0.04     0.12
DAYS >= .01        12              11.9     0.1       13
DAYS >= .10         8               7.2     0.8       10
DAYS >= .50         3               1.6     1.4        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.61   04/20 TO 04/21           04/15 TO 04/16
                                                          04/16 TO 04/16
                                                          04/16 TO 04/16

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS             MM               6.0      MM       MM
SINCE 7/1          MM              89.4      MM       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     MM                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.5    -1.5        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        MM                                 MM  MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM                                 MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     839               777      62
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/010    DATE  04/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/360    DATE  04/28

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      3

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

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