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Record Report
Statement as of 9:30 am EDT on July 29, 2014

...July 2014 tied for 13th coldest July in Pittsburgh...

The July monthly average of 70.5 degrees for Pittsburgh ties the record for the 13th coldest July on record for Pittsburgh. The last time July averaged 70.5 was July of 1985.

Previous coldest averages for July

67.4 July 1976 68.5 July 1984 68.6 July 1960 68.8 July 2000 69.4 July 2009 69.6 July 1996 69.9 July 1965 70.0 July 1891 70.0 July 1947 70.1 July 1962 70.2 July 1971 70.3 July 1956 70.3 July 1979 70.4 July 1920 70.5 July 1985 70.5 July 1961 70.6 July 1950 70.8 July 1963 71.1 July 1924 71.2 July 1972

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Statement as of 9:24 am EDT on August 1, 2014

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********* Pittsburgh monthly summary **********

The Pittsburgh PA climate summary for the month of July, 2014. The maximum temperature for the period was 88. The record maximum temperature is 103 degrees which was last set in 1988. The minimum temperature was 50. The record minimum temperature is 42 degrees which was set in 1963. The average temperature was 70.5 degrees which is 2.1 degrees below the normal average temperature of 72.6 degrees. The maximum temperature did not exceed 90 degrees. The minimum temperature did not fall below 32 degrees. A total of 5.19 inches of precipitation fell during the period which is 1.36 inches above the normal amount of 3.83. 13 days with greater than or equal to 0.01 inches of precipitation were observed. 0.10 inches of precipitation or greater fell on 10 days. 0.50 inches of precipitation or greater were observed on 4 days. 2 days with greater than or equal to 1.00 inches of precipitation were observed. The maximum 24 hour precipitation was 1.33 inches between July 26 and 27th. The average daily precipitation for the period was 0.17 inches. There were 188 cooling degree days this period which is 53 below the normal amount of 241 days. The mean wind for the period was 7 miles per hour. The maximum wind was 29 miles per hour from the northwest and occurred on July 28. The maximum wind gust was 34 miles per hour from the northwest and occurred on July 28.

The July monthly average of 70.5 degrees for Pittsburgh ties the record for the 13th coldest July on record for Pittsburgh. The last time July averaged 70.5 was July of 1985.

Previous coldest averages for July

67.4 July 1976 68.5 July 1984 68.6 July 1960 68.8 July 2000 69.4 July 2009 69.6 July 1996 69.9 July 1965 70.0 July 1891 70.0 July 1947 70.1 July 1962 70.2 July 1971 70.3 July 1956 70.3 July 1979 70.4 July 1920 70.5 July 1985 70.5 July 1961 70.6 July 1950 70.8 July 1963 71.1 July 1924 71.2 July 1972

Other records set during July 2014 include...

A record low for July 29 of 51 was set. The previous record was 52 from 1982.

A record cold high temperature for July 29 of 69 was tied. The previous record was set in 1981.

A record cold mean temperature of 60 was also setfor July 29. The previous record was 62 from 1981.

A record low daily average temperature of 64 degrees was tied at Pittsburgh PA for July 28. The previous record was set in 1962.

A record cold high temperature of 72 degrees was tied at Pittsburgh PA for July 28. The previous record was set in 1875.

A record low temperature of 51 degrees was set at Pittsburgh PA for July 25. This ties the old record of 51 set in 1953.

A record low temperature of 52 degrees was set at Pittsburgh PA July 17. This ties the old record of 52 set in 1970.

Temperature records for Pittsburgh date back to 1871.

********* Zanesville monthly summary **********

The Zanesville OH climate summary for the month of July, 2014. The maximum temperature for the period was 88. The record maximum temperature is 103 degrees. The minimum temperature was 48. The record minimum temperature is 46 degrees which was set in 2010. The average temperature was 69.9 degrees which is 3.1 degrees below the normal average temperature of 73.0 degrees. The maximum temperature did not exceed 90 degrees. The minimum temperature did not fall below 32 degrees. A total of 3.61 inches of precipitation fell during the period which is 0.18 inches below the normal amount of 3.79. 13 days with greater than or equal to 0.01 inches of precipitation were observed. 0.10 inches of precipitation or greater fell on 10 days. 0.50 inches of precipitation or greater were observed on 1 day. 1 day with greater than or equal to 1.00 inches of precipitation was observed. The maximum 24 hour precipitation was 1.11 inches between July 13 and 14th. The average daily precipitation for the period was 0.12 inches. There were 163 cooling degree days this period which is 86 below the normal amount of 249 days. The mean wind for the period was less than 5 miles an hour. The maximum wind was 25 miles per hour. The maximum wind gust was 37 miles per hour.

********* Morgantown monthly summary **********

The Morgantown WV climate summary for the month of July, 2014. The maximum temperature for the period was 90. The record maximum temperature is 101 degrees. The minimum temperature was 50. The record minimum temperature is 49 degrees which was set in 2010. The average temperature was 72.3 degrees which is 0.9 degrees below the normal average temperature of 73.2 degrees. The maximum temperature exceeded 90 degrees on 1 day this period. The minimum temperature did not fall below 32 degrees. A total of 5.44 inches of precipitation fell during the period which is 0.82 inches above the normal amount of 4.62. 13 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 5 days. 2 days with greater than or equal to 1.00 inches of precipitation were observed. The maximum 24 hour precipitation was 1.95 inches between July 26 and 27th. The average daily precipitation for the period was 0.18 inches. There were 238 cooling degree days this period which is 17 below the normal amount of 255 days. The mean wind for the period was less than 5 miles an hour. The maximum wind was 22 miles per hour from the north and occurred on July 26. The maximum wind gust was 31 miles per hour from the north and occurred on July 26.