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Climate Data Summary
SALEM, OREGON
NORMALS, MEANS, AND EXTREMES

LATITUDE: 44 Deg. 55 Min. N LONGITUDE: 123 Deg. 00 Min. W ELEVATION: FT. GRND 196 BARO 199 TIME ZONE: PACIFIC WBAN: 24232

(a)
JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
YEAR
TEMPERATURE (Deg. F)
Normals
-Daily Maximum
-Daily Minimum
-Monthly
Extremes
-Record Highest
-Year
-Record Lowest
-Year






58

58



46.4
32.7
39.6

65
1984
-10
1950


51.5
34.1
42.8

72
1968
-4
1950


55.7
35.6
45.7

80
1947
12
1971


60.4
37.7
49.1

88
1957
23
1968


67.0
42.2
54.6

100
1983
25
1954


74.5
48.3
61.4

105
1992
32
1976


81.6
50.9
66.3

108
1941
37
1962


82.0
51.4
66.7

108
1981
36
1980


76.0
47.1
61.6

104
1988
26
1972


64.2
41.1
52.7

93
1970
23
1971


52.4
37.5
45.0

72
1970
9
1955


46.4
33.6
40.0

68
1993
-12
1972


63.2
41.0
52.1

108
AUG 1981
-12
DEC 1972
NORMAL DEGREE DAYS
Heating (base 65 Deg. F)
Cooling (base 65 Deg. F)




787
0

622
0

598
0

477
0

322
0

141
33

41
81

52
104

131
29

381
0

600
0

775
0

4927
247
% OF POSSIBLE SUNSHINE














MEAN SKY COVER(tenths)
Sunrise - Sunset
MEAN NUMBER OF DAYS:
Sunrise to Sunset
-Clear
-Partly Cloudy
-Cloudy
Precipitation
.01 inches or more
Snow, Ice Pellets, Hail
1.0 inches or more
Thunderstorms
Heavy Fog Visibility
1/4 mile or less
Temperature Deg. F
-Maximum
90 Deg. F and above
32 Deg. F and below
-Minimum
32 Deg. F and below
0 Deg. F and below

51


58
58
58

58

58
58

58


33
33

33
33

8.3


2.8
4.6
23.6

18.0

0.9
0.1

6.4


0.0
1.1

13.9
0.0

8.1


3.2
4.5
20.6

15.8

0.4
0.1

4.1


0.0
0.2

11.2
0.1

7.9


3.5
6.1
21.3

16.8

0.2
0.2

2.0


0.0
0.0

9.4
0.0

7.5


3.9
7.1
19.0

13.8

0.0
0.4

0.7


0.0
0.0

5.4
0.0

6.9


5.7
7.7
17.7

10.8

0.0
0.8

0.5


0.3
0.0

0.8
0.0

6.4


7.2
8.0
14.8

7.9

0.0
0.5

0.1


1.9
0.0

0.*
0.0

4.2


14.8
8.4
7.9

3.1

0.0
0.8

0.*


6.0
0.0

0.0
0.0

4.6


13.6
8.6
8.7

4.1

0.0
0.7

0.3


5.8
0.0

0.0
0.0

5.1


11.5
8.3
10.2

6.7

0.0
0.8

1.8


2.4
0.0

0.2
0.0

6.8


5.8
8.4
16.8

12.0

0.0
0.4

6.7


0.1
0.0

2.9
0.0

8.2


2.6
5.1
22.3

17.9

0.1
0.2

6.4


0.0
0.2

7.7
0.0

8.7


2.0
3.7
25.3

18.8

0.5
0.1

7.3


0.0
1.1

12.9
0.2

6.9


76.7
80.3
208.2

145.7

2.1
5.1

36.4


16.5
2.5

64.4
0.2
AV. STATION PRES. (mb)
23
1011.8
1010.1
1009.2
1010.8
1010.3
1010.3
1010.3
1009.2
1009.4
1011.0
1011.2
1012.2
1010.5
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (%)
Hour 04
Hour 10 (Local Time)
Hour 16
Hour 22

33
33
33
33

87
84
75
86

88
81
68
84

87
75
60
82

87
70
57
79

87
65
53
76

87
62
49
74

86
57
40
68

86
58
40
70

87
64
45
76

90
76
59
85

90
85
77
88

88
85
80
87

88
72
59
80
PRECIPITATION (in.)
Water Equivalent
-Normal
-Maximum Monthly
-Year
-Minimum Monthly
-Year
-Maximum in 24 hrs
-Year
Snow, Ice Pellets, Hail
-Maximum Monthly
-Year
-Maximum in 24 hrs
-Year



58

58

58


58

58



5.92
15.40
1.53
0.24
1985
3.07
1972

32.8
19.0
10.8
1943


4.50
12.31
1949
0.75
1988
3.16
1949

14.1
1993
12.0
1993


4.17
8.56
1983
0.87
1965
3.03
1943

10.9
1951
8.5
1960


2.42
5.64
1993
0.39
1.39
2.22
1971

0.1
1972
0.1
1972


1.88
4.58
1942
0.05
1992
2.23
1991

T
1988
T
1988


1.34
4.19
1984
0.01
1951
1.81
1993

0.0

0.0



0.56
2.63
1983
0.00
1967
1.92
1987

0.0

0.0



0.76
4.17
1968
0.00
1988
1.25
1943

0.0

0.0



1.55
3.98
1971
0.00
1975
1.86
1951

T
1981
T
1981


2.99
11.17
1947
0.12
1988
4.08
1994

T
1990
T
1990


6.28
15.23
1973
0.84
1939
2.97
1994

6.1
1977
6.1
1977


6.80
12.40
1964
1.26
1976
3.12
1987

14.6
1972
9.4
1972


39.16
15.40
JAN 1953
0.00
AUG 1988
4.08
OCT 1994

32.8
JAN 1950
12.0
FEB 1993
WIND
Mean Speed (mph)
Prevailing Direction
through 1964
Fastest Mile
-Direction(!!)
-Speed(mph)
-Year
Peak Gust
-Direction(!!)
-Speed(mph)
-Date

47



46



12
12


8.0

S

18
41
1990

S
61
1990

7.7

S

15
46
1958

S
49
1994

7.8

S

19
40
1971

S
52
1991

7.2

S

18
44
1962

S
41
1993

6.7

S

25
28
1975

SW
45
1993

6.6

S

18
25
1974

SW
36
1988

6.7

N

24
26
1979

NW
36
1991

6.3

NW

29
24
1969

22
32
1995

6.1

S

18
31
1969

S
39
1986

6.0

S

18
58
1962

S
47
1994

7.5

S

18
44
1981

S
58
1988

7.9

S

17
46
1995

18
68
1995

7.0

S

18
58
OCT 1962

18
68
DEC 1995
(a) - Length of Record in Years, although individual months may be missing.
0.* or * - The value is between 0.0 and 0.05.
Normals - Based on the 1961 - 1990 record period.
Extremes - Dates are the most recent occurrence.
Wind Dir.- Numerals show tens of degrees clockwise from true north. "00" indicates calm.
Resultant Directions are given to whole degrees.


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