Wednesday, December 31, 2008

WXLIVE! climate summary for 2008 - Happy New Year!!

Here's a recap of 2008 Climate Data as taken from WXLIVE! - my personal weather station in Bartlett, TN. Official data from the NWS for Memphis Int'l Airport will be available in the next day or two.

WXLIVE! Climate Summary for 2008
Average temperature: 62.2F
Total precipitation: 47.58" (10-13" more than 2007 or 2006)
Average humidity: 70%
Average barometric pressure: 30.05"

Maximum temperature: 102.0F (July 29)
Minimum temperature: 11.7F (December 22)
Days w/ max temp 90F or higher: 60
Days w/ max temp 100F or higher: 3
Days w/ min temp 32F or lower: 78
Days w/ min temp 20F or lower: 12
Growing season (last frost to first frost): 168 days (April 16-October 28)
Warmest month: July (81.8F average temp)
Coolest month: January (39.1F average temp)
Wettest month: March (8.81")
Wettest day: December 9 (2.80")
Driest month: July (0.35") (so it was hot AND dry!)
Maximum daily snowfall: estimated 3.8" (March 7)

Dominant wind direction: South
Maximum wind gust: 46 mph (January 29 and February 5)

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