above average


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above average

Better than most people or things in a certain area. Because Jerry's SAT scores were well above average, he was able to attend the college of his choice. Our sales were above average for this market.
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above average

higher or better than the average. Max's grades are always above average.
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12,13-21), Jesus warns those who think of themselves as 'above average' because of their possessions and wealth, not to be complacent nor proud because death may come anytime.
Drought Monitor and the seventh consecutive month with above average statewide precipitation.
'Sustained warm SST anomalies north of the Caribbean are forecast to remain in place, while Caribbean Sea and TNA SSTs are expected to increase to slightly above average. Warm SSTs north of the Caribbean may lead to above-average humidity and atmospheric instability there.
In August the mean temperature was 15.2?C, 0.2?C above average for the month.
above average or best, compared with an average 51% above average/best rating in 2012.
"The June to August period only needs to be 1C above average for it to happen."
The average temperature for June is 13.1C, July 15.1C and August 14.9C, meaning hitting 'above average' isn't difficult, a Met Office spokesman said.
FEWS NET said wholesale prices of maize are projected to exceed 27 per cent above average by May.
of 34.8 degrees F, 2.1 degrees above average. Much-above-average temperatures were observed across the Southwest with record warmth in parts of California and Arizona, while near- to below-average temperatures were observed across parts of the Great Plains, Midwest and Northeast.
The municipal and government employees of Kyrgyzstan should speak Kyrgyz language at the above average level by 2021, according to the decree of the Government signed by Prime Minister Sapar Isakov.
The year to date average temperature for the lower 48 states is sitting at 54.5 degrees, which is 3.2 degrees above average putting it in the second warmest on record slot, (https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/news/national-climate-201707) according to NOAA.
Another drop in temperature is expected for Friday, which remains about three degrees Celsius above average.
And more than a quarter claim their appetite for loving is well above average, a survey by Victoria Milan has claimed.
The report said, 'Although private and public sector banks secured a score of above average to high and average to above average respectively, there was a marginal decrease in the overall average score of banks to 77 in the fiscal 2017, from 78 in the fiscal 2015.'
Veteran Labour MP for Huddersfield, Barry Sheerman, has spoken at 142 debates in the past year - well above average.