Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
746 AM CST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE FORT SMITH ARKANSAS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1882 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              82   12/31/1951
 LOW               -5   12/23/1989
HIGHEST            73   12/26        82      -9       76
                        12/25
LOWEST             11   12/19        -5      16       27
                        12/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     52.4              51.5     0.9     61.2
AVG. MINIMUM     32.3              31.2     1.1     37.4
MEAN             42.4              41.3     1.1     49.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1
DAYS MIN <= 32     14
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.81   2015
 MINIMUM         0.09   1908
TOTALS           0.77              3.29   -2.52    10.81
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.11   -0.09     0.35
DAYS >= .01         7               7.7    -0.7        8
DAYS >= .10         2               5.1    -3.1        7
DAYS >= .50         0               2.5    -2.5        5
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.9    -0.9        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.34   12/05 TO 12/06

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            8.3   1916
TOTALS              T               0.8    -0.8      0.0
SINCE 7/1           T               0.8    -0.8      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   12/17 TO 12/17

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     693               734     -41      477
 SINCE 7/1        979              1299    -320      834
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/330    DATE  12/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    32/180    DATE  12/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      1
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
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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 YEARLY PRECIPITATION (INCHES):
 TOTAL.....................31.18
 DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL.....-14.28
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