Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT...UPDATED FOR TEXT SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
352 AM CST SUN JAN 8 2017

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              84   12/03/2005
                        12/24/1955
 LOW                5   12/23/1989
HIGHEST            83   12/26
LOWEST             23   12/19
MEAN             52.7             48.1     4.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      6

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           3.14              4.77   -1.63
DAYS >= .01        14
DAYS >= .50         1
DAYS >= 1.00        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.22   12/02 TO 12/03

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     400               531    -131
COOLING TOTAL      25                 7      18
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/320    DATE  12/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/320    DATE  12/17


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2

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

&&

WEATHERWISE DURING DECEMBER OF 2016 IN SHREVEPORT AND BOSSIER
CITY...WE RECORDED ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES WITH SLIGHTLY BELOW
NORMAL RAINFALL.  THIS DECEMBER WAS RATHER TYPICAL WITH NO SEVERE
WEATHER AND PERIODS OF COOL AND WARM WEATHER.

SHREVEPORT RECORDED TWO TEMPERATURE RECORDS THIS DECEMBER...BOTH
DURING THE 26TH.  THE HIGH TEMPERATURE FOR THE DAY REACHED 83
DEGREES AND BESTED THE FORMER DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORD OF 82
DEGREES SET JUST A YEAR EARLIER IN 2015.  CURIOUSLY...THE DAILY LOW
TEMPERATURE ONLY RECEDED TO 69 DEGREES...AND BESTED THE FORMER
RECORD WARMEST MINIMUM TEMPERATURE RECORD OF 67 DEGREES ALSO
REMARKABLY ESTABLISHED IN 2015 AS WELL.

FOR THE YEAR OF 2016...SHREVEPORT RECEIVED 59.01 INCHES OF RAINFALL
FOR THE NINETEENTH WETTEST YEAR ON RECORD AND THE WETTEST YEAR SINCE
2009 THAT TALLIED 60.04 INCHES.  SHREVEPORT ALSO RECORDED ITS
WARMEST ALL TIME YEAR ON RECORD WITH AN AVERAGE YEARLY TEMPERATURE
OF 68.9 DEGREES.  2012 NOW RANKS AS THE SECOND WARMEST ON RECORD AT
68.7 DEGREES.

&&

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