420  
CXUX51 KGYX 070912  
CLMGYX  
 
PWMCLMGYX 000  
TTAA00 KGYX 040937  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME  
512 AM EDT SUN OCT 7 2018  
   
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..THE GRAY ME CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2018
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1995 TO 2018  
 
WEATHER OBSERVED NORMAL DEPART LAST YEAR'S  
VALUE DATE(S) VALUE FROM VALUE  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
RECORD  
HIGH 96 09/09/2002  
LOW 31 09/29/2000  
HIGHEST 89 09/06 87 2 89  
LOWEST 39 09/25 39 0 44  
AVG. MAXIMUM 71.1 70.0 1.1 75.3  
AVG. MINIMUM 53.5 50.7 2.8 55.3  
MEAN 62.3 60.4 1.9 65.3  
DAYS MAX >= 90 0 0.3 -0.3 0  
DAYS MAX <= 32 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 12.55 2008  
MINIMUM 1.06 2016  
2014  
TOTALS 4.77 4.19 0.58 2.57  
DAILY AVG. 0.16 0.14 0.02 0.09  
DAYS >= .01 7 10.1 -3.1 8  
DAYS >= .10 6 6.4 -0.4 5  
DAYS >= .50 2 2.8 -0.8 3  
DAYS >= 1.00 2 1.3 0.7 0  
GREATEST  
24 HR. TOTAL 2.41 09/10 TO 09/11  
 
SNOWFALL (INCHES)  
RECORDS  
TOTAL 0.0  
TOTALS 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
SINCE 7/1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
SNOWDEPTH AVG. 0  
DAYS >= TRACE 0 0.0 0.0 0  
DAYS >= 1.0 0 0.0 0.0 0  
GREATEST  
SNOW DEPTH 0 0  
24 HR TOTAL 0.0  
 
DEGREE_DAYS  
HEATING TOTAL 142 168 -26 66  
SINCE 7/1 153 204 -51 97  
COOLING TOTAL 68 28 40 83  
SINCE 1/1 519 387 132 521    
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- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
 
MUCH OF SEPTEMBER FEATURED A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE EAST  
COAST OR WESTERN ATLANTIC WHICH ALLOWED WARM, HUMID AIR TO MOVE  
AROUND IT AND INTO NEW ENGLAND. THE WARMEST PERIOD WAS AT THE  
BEGINNING OF THE MONTH WHEN THE TEMPERATURE TOPPED 80 DEGREES FOR 4  
STRAIGHT DAYS. THEN A COLD FRONT CAME THROUGH AND BROUGHT SOME  
COOLER WEATHER FOR A FEW DAYS. MORE THAN 2 INCHES OF RAIN FELL ON  
SEPTEMBER 11 WITH WARM AIR MOVING BACK IN BEHIND IT AGAIN. THIS  
WARMTH CONTINUED FOR ABOUT A WEEK UNTIL A COLD FRONT BROUGHT SOME  
COOLER WEATHER AGAIN.  
 
THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 62.3 DEGREES WHICH WAS 1.9  
DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL YET THE COOLEST SEPTEMBER SINCE 2014. THE  
WARMEST SEPTEMBER WAS IN 2015 WHEN THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 65.4  
DEGREES. THE COOLEST WAS IN 2000 WHEN IT WAS ONLY 58.8 DEGREES.  
 
A TOTAL OF 4.77 INCHES OF RAIN FELL WHICH WAS 0.58 INCHES ABOVE  
NORMAL. THE HEAVIEST RAIN FELL ON SEPTEMBER 10 AND 11 WHEN 2.41  
INCHES WAS MEASURED. THE WETTEST SEPTEMBER WAS IN 2008 WHEN 12.55  
INCHES FELL. THE DRIEST RECORDED ONLY 1.06 INCHES IN 2016 AND 2014.  
 

 
 
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