August, 2017 Climate Summary

…MONTHLY CLIMATE DATA FOR AUGUST 2017…

********* PITTSBURGH MONTHLY SUMMARY **********

THE PITTSBURGH PA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST, 2017.

  • THE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE PERIOD WAS 88.
  • THE RECORD MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE IS 103 DEGREES WHICH WAS SET IN 1918.
  • THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS 51.
  • THE RECORD MINIMUM TEMPERATURE IS 39 DEGREES WHICH WAS SET IN 1982.
  • THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 70.3 DEGREES WHICH IS 1.2 DEGREES BELOW THE NORMAL AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 71.5 DEGREES.
  • THE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE DID NOT EXCEED 90 DEGREES.
  • THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE DID NOT FALL BELOW 32 DEGREES.
  • A TOTAL OF 2.63 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL DURING THE PERIOD WHICH IS 0.85 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL AMOUNT OF 3.48.
  • 8 DAYS WITH GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 0.01 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WERE OBSERVED.
  • 0.10 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION OR GREATER FELL ON 7 DAYS.
  • 0.50 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION OR GREATER WERE OBSERVED ON 2 DAYS.
  • THERE WERE NO DAYS WITH PRECIPITATION GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 1.00 INCHES.
  • THE MAXIMUM 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION WAS 0.66 INCHES ON AUGUST 19.
  • THE AVERAGE DAILY PRECIPITATION FOR THE PERIOD WAS 0.08 INCHES.
  • THERE WERE 178 COOLING DEGREE DAYS THIS PERIOD WHICH IS 31 BELOW THE
    NORMAL AMOUNT OF 209 DAYS.
  • THE MEAN WIND FOR THE PERIOD WAS 5 MILES PER HOUR.
  • THE MAXIMUM WIND WAS 32 MILES PER HOUR FROM THE SOUTHWEST
    AND OCCURRED ON AUGUST 4.
  • THE MAXIMUM WIND GUST WAS 42 MILES PER HOUR FROM THE WEST AND OCCURRED ON AUGUST 19.

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