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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
953 AM CST TUE JAN 3 2017

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...THE HUNTSVILLE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1894 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              81   12/08/1956
 LOW               -3   12/23/1989
                        12/22/1989
HIGHEST            77   12/25        MM      MM       77
LOWEST             23   12/10        MM      MM       26
AVG. MAXIMUM     56.8              53.5     3.3     64.0
AVG. MINIMUM     37.6              34.4     3.2     46.3
MEAN             47.2              43.9     3.3     55.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.8    -0.8        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     12              13.9    -1.9        5
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        18.68   1990
 MINIMUM         0.45   1945
TOTALS           5.91              5.77    0.14    10.68
DAILY AVG.       0.19              0.19    0.00     0.34
DAYS >= .01        13              10.8     2.2       12
DAYS >= .10        10               7.1     2.9        9
DAYS >= .50         5               3.8     1.2        6
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.6    -0.6        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.08   11/30 TO 12/01              5.82

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           21.4   1963
 24 HR TOTAL     15.7   12/31/1963 TO 12/31/1963
TOTALS              T               0.3    -0.3      0.0
SINCE 7/1           T               0.3    -0.3      0.0
DAYS >= TRACE       1               0.4     0.6        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0
 24 HR TOTAL        T   12/18 TO 12/18

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     548               654    -106      321
 SINCE 7/1        812              1181    -369      615
COOLING TOTAL       4                 2       2       23
 SINCE 1/1       2552              1951     601     2302

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     10/09/2000
 LATEST       05/02/1909
EARLIEST                        11/05
LATEST                          03/30
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/320    DATE  12/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/200    DATE  12/18

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71


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

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