Monday, January 4, 2016

2015 Yearly Weather Summary

The highest temperature recorded at Leslie Park Golf Course during 2015 was 90.0 degrees on August 2nd. The lowest temperature was just - 20 degrees on February 8th. There was just one day where the high temperature reached 90 degrees. On the other hand, the year had 50 days where the high temperature did not get above freezing. For comparison, there were 67 days in 2014 that did not reach freezing. The low temperature reached below 32 degrees on 112 days. Sixteen days had low temperatures below zero. Last year saw 20 days below zero while 2010-2013 combined had just nine days with negative temperatures.

For the year, the golf course received 30.24 inches of rain. The most rain in a single day was 1.98 inches on June 23rd. June was also the month with the most rain at 7.27 inches. There were 106 days with at least a trace of rain, while six days had over an inch in a 24 hour period.

The average wind speed for the year was 2.8 mph. The highest sustained wind speed was 37.0 mph on March 25th.

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