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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY
559 AM EST WED JAN 4 2012

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...THE BINGHAMTON NY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2011...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1951 TO 2012

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              98   07/16/1988
 LOW              -20   01/15/1957
HIGHEST            95   07/21        54      41       92  07/08
LOWEST             -7   01/24        38     -45       -3  01/30
AVG. MAXIMUM     56.1              54.5     1.6     56.3
AVG. MINIMUM     39.8              38.1     1.7     40.0
MEAN             47.9              46.3     1.6     48.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      5               1.1     3.9        5
DAYS MAX <= 32     56              59.1    -3.1       67
DAYS MIN <= 32    136             137.3    -1.3      131
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               5.4    -2.4        2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        49.78   2006
 MINIMUM        30.26   1981
TOTALS          68.05R            39.30   28.75    38.28
DAILY AVG.       0.19              0.11    0.08     0.10
DAYS >= .01       178             159.2    18.8      157
DAYS >= .10       110              83.4    26.6       73
DAYS >= .50        46              24.3    21.7       21
DAYS >= 1.00       16               6.5     9.5        7
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    8.70   09/07 TO 09/08

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL          134.0   1995
 24 HR TOTAL     23.0   02/03/1961 TO 02/04/1961
 SNOW DEPTH        35   03/15/1993
TOTALS           95.9              83.4    12.5     88.7
SINCE 7/1         9.9              24.6   -14.7     33.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= TRACE     100              64.5    35.5      100
DAYS >= 1.0        25              24.0     1.0       27
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        15   03/07                         21  02/26
 24 HR TOTAL     15.6   03/06 TO 03/07

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    6615              7193    -578     6641
 SINCE 7/1         MM              2745      MM     2733
COOLING TOTAL     526               382     144      622
 SINCE 1/1        526               381     145      622

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/20/1993
 LATEST       05/25/1956
EARLIEST                        10/08
LATEST                          05/02
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.6
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/250
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    47/020    DATE  07/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    68/020    DATE  07/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          129
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            113
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY        123

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               47     RAIN                      73
LIGHT RAIN              146     FREEZING RAIN              3
LT FREEZING RAIN         12     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW               12     SNOW                      32
LIGHT SNOW               93     SLEET                      1
FOG                     254     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     81
HAZE                    135

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

&&
WETTEST YEAR BY OVER 18 INCHES.
TIED FOR 7TH WARMEST YEAR.

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