August 2008 Climatological Report
 

Temperature
Highest Maximum: 92°F - August 7
Lowest Minimum: 66°F - August 10 and 17
Average Maximum: 88°F - Normal 89°F
Average Minimum: 75°F - Normal 73°F
Mean: 80°F - Normal 82°F

Relative Humidity
Highest Observed: 100% - 15 of 31 days
Lowest Observed: 20% - August 3
Average High Humidity: 98%
Average Low Humidity: 65%
Mean Relative Humidity: 86% - Normal 81%

Winds
Peak Wind Speed/Direction: 77 mph/E - August 21 (Tropical Storm Fay)
Observed Monthly Average: 7 mph
Normal Monthly Average: 6 mph

Visibility/Cloud Ceiling
Lowest Visibility: 1/2 mile - August 20
Lowest Ceiling: 700 feet - August 20

Precipitation
Total for the Month: 23.92 inches
Normal for the Month: 5.03 inches
Precipitation Days Observed: 19
Precipitation Days Normally Expected: 12

Thunderstorms
Thunderstorm Days Observed: 12
Thunderstorm Days Normally Expected: 16

Fog
Fog Days Observed: 4
Fog Days Normally Expected: 6


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