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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1113 AM EST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE PROVIDENCE RI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1904 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              77   12/07/1998
 LOW              -12   12/30/1917
HIGHEST            61   12/01
LOWEST              8   12/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     43.2              42.3     0.9
AVG. MINIMUM     26.5              26.3     0.2
MEAN             34.9              34.3     0.6     46.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               4.7    -0.7
DAYS MIN <= 32     26              23.3     2.7
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.75   1969
 MINIMUM         0.58   1955
TOTALS           3.14              4.22   -1.08
DAYS >= .01        13              11.6     1.4
DAYS >= .10         8               7.2     0.8
DAYS >= .50         2               2.8    -0.8        4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.2    -1.2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.94   12/29 TO 12/29
                        12/28 TO 12/29
                        12/29 TO 12/29

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           21.7   2009
 SNOW DEPTH        14   12/21/2009
TOTALS            4.4               8.7    -4.3
SINCE 7/1         4.4              10.2    -5.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               2.2    -1.2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   12/17
 24 HR TOTAL      3.2   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     928               952     -24
 SINCE 7/1       1815              2027    -212
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1       1049               744     305
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.2
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   5/285
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/320    DATE  12/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/310    DATE  12/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             21
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      2
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      2

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

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