Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS
1111 AM CST MON JAN 1 2018

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...THE NEW ORLEANS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1946 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              85   12/05/2017
 LOW               11   12/23/1989
HIGHEST            85R  12/05                         82  12/12
LOWEST             29   12/09                         36  12/19
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.9              64.4    -0.5     67.1
AVG. MINIMUM     47.2              46.9     0.3     51.9
MEAN             55.5              55.6    -0.1     59.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      2               1.7     0.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM
 MINIMUM
TOTALS           5.16              5.24   -0.08     7.86
DAILY AVG.       0.17              0.17    0.00     0.25
DAYS >= .01        12               9.2     2.8        9
DAYS >= .10         8               6.0     2.0        6
DAYS >= .50         3               3.0     0.0        4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.4    -0.4        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.72   12/17 TO 12/17           12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL
 24 HR TOTAL
 SNOW DEPTH
TOTALS              T                 T     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1           T                 T     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0        0
DAYS >= TRACE       1               0.0     1.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0                                  0
 24 HR TOTAL        T   12/08 TO 12/08


DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     316               317      -1      219
 SINCE 7/1        448               481     -33      290
COOLING TOTAL      30                27       3       55
 SINCE 1/1       3234              3005     229     3890
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    23/340    DATE  12/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    31/010    DATE  12/07

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         16

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     78

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      1
FOG                      24     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      7
HAZE                      9

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

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