It took long enough but summer finally arrived in Greater Moncton in August with warm temperatures both day (4 days at or above 30 C) and night along with plenty of precipitation – typical of the entire season.
Rainfall was mostly confined to four major rain events including a brush with Hurricane Bill and the remnants of Tropical Storm Danny.
The overall average for August would have been even higher had it not been for a cool snap at month’s end.
AUGUST 2009 ALMANAC
Average HIGH 24.6 C
Average LOW 13.6 C
AVERAGE 19.1 C (1.2 degrees above normal)
Extreme HIGH 31.3 C (on the 18th)
Extreme LOW 5.1 C (on the 28th)
Rainfall 191.9 mm (more than 120% above normal)