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Public Information Statement
Statement as of 8:01 PM CDT on October 1, 2014

...September was warmer than normal and very dry in Nashville...

The temperature in Nashville for September 2014 averaged 73.0 degrees which is 1.5 degrees above normal. The average high was 83.6 degrees and the average low was 62.4 degrees. The hottest temperature during the month was 93 degrees on the 5th and the coolest was 49 degrees on the 23rd. There were 7 days in which the temperature reached or exceeded the 90 degree mark.

September was very dry with only 0.21 inch of rain falling at the Nashville Airport...making September 2014 the 3rd driest on record and the driest since 1903.

Five driest september's on record at Nashville... 1903...0.13 inch 1897...0.19 2014...0.21 1956...0.28 1961...0.35

In contrast...the wettest September was back in 1979 when 11.44 inches of rain fell.

Thunderstorms occurred on 2 days during the month.

The average wind speed was 4.8 miles an hour. The fastest gust was 29 miles an hour on the 10th.

Fog occurred on 13 days with 1 day of dense fog.

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...September was near normal in temperature but very dry in Clarksville...

The temperature in Clarksville for September 2014 averaged 70.0 degrees which is 0.1 degree below normal. The average high was 81.8 degrees and the average low was 58.2 degrees. The hottest temperature during the month was 93 degrees on the 5th and the coolest was 44 degrees on the 23rd. There was one day in which the temperature reached or exceeded the 90 degree mark.

September was very dry in Clarksville with only 0.42 inch falling at Outlaw Field...while the waste water plant in Clarksville had 0.58 inch.

Direst september's on record at the Clarksville waste water plant... 1897...trace 1903...0.24 1928...0.36 1953...0.47 1969...0.48 1956...0.53 2014...0.58

In contrast the wettest September in Clarksville was in 1979 when 12.55 inches of rain fell the waste water plant.

Thunderstorms occurred only on 1 day.

The average wind speed was 4.7 miles an hour. The fastest gust was 30 miles an hour on the 1st.

Fog occurred on 21 days with 10 days of dense fog.

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...September was warmer than normal in temperature but dry in Crossville...

The temperature in Crossville for September 2014 averaged 69.9 degrees which is 2.7 degrees above normal. The average high was 78.6 degrees and the average low was 61.2 degrees. The hottest temperature was 86 degrees on the 1st and 2nd and the coolest was 47 degrees on the 23rd.

September was dry with a total of 2.10 inches which is 1.78 inches below normal. The driest September on record in Crossville was back in 1984 when only 0.66 inch of rain fell. The wettest September was in 1989 when 9.00 inches fell.

Thunderstorms occurred on 5 days.

The average wind speed was 3.6 miles an hour. The fastest gust was 33 miles an hour on the 6th.

Fog occurred on 26 days with 6 days of dense fog.

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