REISTERSTOWN MARYLAND – AUGUST 2016 – MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY

AUGUST 2016 CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY
FOR DOWNTOWN REISTERSTOWN MARYLAND
by NJWO Observer Ray Muller

Average maximum temperature 86.8°
Average minimum temperature 69.1°
Average mean temperature 78.0°
High temperature 96° (13/1626)
Low temperature 60° (23/0554)
Max daily range in temperature 21° 81°-60° (23)
Min daily range in temperature 11° 84°-73° (20)
Min max temperature 79° (14/0705)
Max min temperature 79° (3/1558)
Max temperature of 90° or more 5
Min temperature of 70° or more 13

Monthly precipitation 1.55″
Year-to-date precipitation (through 8/31) 29.44″
Max rain rate in 30 minutes 0.26″ (14)
Max precipitation in 12 hours 0.46″ (14)
Max precipitation in 24 hours 0.82″ (14)
Number of precipitation days with .01″ or more 7
Number of precipitation days wth .10″ or more 3
Number of precipitation days with .50″ or more 1
Number of precipitation days with 1.00″or more 0

Weather types
Fog 9
Dense Fog 2
Thunder 5
Haze 9
Smoke 1

Pressure
Highest barometric pressure 30.38″ (23/1158)
Lowest barometric pressure 29.73″ (21/1554)

Winds
Average Daily Wind Speed 7.8 MPH
Average Daily prevailing wind direction 220°
Fastest Mile and direction 22 MPH from 210° (15/1608) Peak Wind Gust 34 MPH from SW (15/1608) Gale wind days 0
Damaging wind days 0

Relative Humidity
Minimum relative humidity 40% (7/1330)
Maximum relative humidity 100% on 5 separate days

Number of days with cloud-to-cloud and cloud-to-ground lightning 4

Character of day: Clear 8 Partly cloudy 15 Cloudy 8
Sky cover (sunrise to sunset): 5.2
Estimated total percent of possible sunshine: 46%
Minimum visibility: 1/16th mile in dense fog (1/0658)

0700 data averages
Sky cover 4.0
Temperature 70.7°
Dew Pt 67.5°
Humidity 89%
Wind 230° @ 3.6 MPH
Barometric pressure 30.06″

1300 data averages
Sky cover 5.2
Temperature 82.6°
Dew Pt Temp 69.0°
Humidity 64%
Wind 200° @ 9.1 MPH
Barometric pressure 30.08″

1900 averages
Sky cover 5.1
Temperature 83.4°
Dew Pt Temp 69.3°
Humidity 68%
Wind 220° @ 6.3 MPH
Barometric pressure 30.05″

Cloud types
Stratus 3
Fractostratus 7
Cumulus 17
Towering cumulus 8
Altostratus 9
Altocumulus 10
Cirrus 15
Cirrocumulus 6
Cirrostratus 7
Cumulonimbus 4
Mammatus 0

Remarks: Prevailing daily wind data averages are based
on 3 hourly observations from 0700 to 2200 daily and
special observations during thunderstorms.
Sky cover (sunrise to sunset) is based on 3 hourly
observations from sunrise to sunset.
Cloud types are based on 3 hourly observations and
special observations during severe weather.


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