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CLIMATE REPORT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY
1030 AM EST TUE JAN 5 2016

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...THE BINGHAMTON NY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1951 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              65   12/01/2006
                        12/29/1984
                        12/06/1982
 LOW              -18   12/25/1980
HIGHEST            63   12/24        33      30       56  12/25
LOWEST             22   12/06        21       1       13  12/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     46.5  R           33.3    13.2     35.0
AVG. MINIMUM     34.2  R           21.2    13.0     25.6
MEAN             40.4  R           27.3    13.1     30.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2  R           14.2   -12.2       13
DAYS MIN <= 32     13  R           26.5   -13.5       26
DAYS MIN <= 0       0  R            0.7    -0.7        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.11   1983
 MINIMUM         0.94   1960
TOTALS           3.61              2.83    0.78     3.30
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.09    0.03     0.11
DAYS >= .01        16              15.5     0.5       19
DAYS >= .10        10               6.8     3.2       10
DAYS >= .50         2               1.6     0.4        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.71   12/02 TO 12/02

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           59.6   1969
 24 HR TOTAL     15.6   12/25/1969 TO 12/26/1969
 SNOW DEPTH        33   12/28/1969
TOTALS            2.2 R            17.8   -15.6     13.1
SINCE 7/1         3.3              24.6   -21.3     26.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 3      -3        1
DAYS >= TRACE       7              13.4    -6.4       19
DAYS >= 1.0         0               5.3    -5.3        4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   12/29                          8  12/11
                        12/19
 24 HR TOTAL      0.9   12/19 TO 12/19
                        12/28 TO 12/29

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     755 R            1170    -415     1069
 SINCE 7/1       2025              2745    -720     2604
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        443               381      62      341
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.1
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/222
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/280    DATE  12/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/280    DATE  12/15

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            6
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         15

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     81

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      0
FOG                      21     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     11
HAZE                      2

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

&&
UPDATED TO ADD RECORDS AND ADDITIONAL DATES FOR GREATEST SNOWFALL
WARMEST DECEMBER  OLD RECORD 35.3 IN 2006
LEAST AMOUNT OF SNOW  OLD RECORD 4.0 INCHES IN 1994
TIED LEAST NUMBER OF DAYS WITH MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE 32 OR BELOW
   OLD RECORD 2006
LEAST NUMBER OF DAYS WITH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE 32 OR BELOW
   OLD RECORDS 21 DAYS IN 2006, 1982, AND 1953
DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS DAY 2 AND 27
DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS ON DAYS 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 23, 24, 25
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