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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK, TX
938 AM CST MON JAN 1 2018

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...THE CHILDRESS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              88   12/04/1954
 LOW               -5   12/23/1989
HIGHEST            79   12/03                         85  12/16
LOWEST             12   12/31                          7  12/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     55.3              54.6     0.7     54.9
AVG. MINIMUM     29.9              29.4     0.5     30.3
MEAN             42.6              42.0     0.6     42.6

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           0.03              0.91   -0.88     1.29
DAILY AVG.       0.00              0.03   -0.03
DAYS >= .01         1                                  3
DAYS >= .10         0                                  3
DAYS >= .50         0                                  2
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.03   12/22 TO 12/22

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
TOTALS            1.0               1.7    -0.7
SINCE 7/1         1.0               2.6    -1.6
DAYS >= TRACE       4
DAYS >= 1.0         1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   12/23
 24 HR TOTAL      1.0   12/22 TO 12/22

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     686               713     -27      687
 SINCE 7/1       1123              1273    -150
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1       2307              2207     100
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/360    DATE  12/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/010    DATE  12/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           22
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     55

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      1
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      4

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

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