Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
830 AM CST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE WILLISTON ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1894 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              63   12/06/1939
 LOW              -50   12/23/1983
HIGHEST            39   12/20                         54  12/09
LOWEST            -24   12/17                        -16  12/26
AVG. MAXIMUM     18.9              24.4    -5.5     32.0
AVG. MINIMUM      2.9               3.3    -0.4     12.2
MEAN             10.8              13.9    -3.1     22.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     24              20.1     3.9       17
DAYS MIN <= 32     28              31.0    -3.0       28
DAYS MIN <= 0      12              12.2    -0.2        4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.50   2008
 MINIMUM            T   1913
TOTALS           0.96              0.62    0.34     0.55
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.02    0.01     0.02
DAYS >= .01        10               8.6     1.4        7
DAYS >= .10         3               1.5     1.5        3
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.46   12/25 TO 12/26              0.19

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS             MM
SINCE 7/1          MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0
 24 HR TOTAL       MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1509              1585     -76
 SINCE 7/1       3088              3747    -659
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WIND (MPH)
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/300    DATE  12/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/300    DATE  12/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)    0
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                0     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               16     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                     12

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

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