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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
1117 AM EST THU DEC 1 2016

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...THE FORT WAYNE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1912 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              79   11/01/2016
                        11/01/1950
 LOW                    11/30/1958
                        11/25/1950
                        11/24/1950
HIGHEST            79R  11/01        MM      MM       76  11/04
LOWEST             22   11/22        MM      MM       11  11/22
AVG. MAXIMUM     55.7              49.9     5.8     55.0
AVG. MINIMUM     36.2              32.9     3.3     35.0
MEAN             46.0              41.4     4.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               1.4    -1.4        1
DAYS MIN <= 32      8              14.4    -6.4       11
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.01   1992
 MINIMUM         0.23   1917
TOTALS           2.16              3.09   -0.93     2.13
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.10   -0.03     0.07
DAYS >= .01         7              11.2    -4.2       12
DAYS >= .10         4               6.8    -2.8        5
DAYS >= .50         3               1.7     1.3        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.5    -0.5        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.70   11/23 TO 11/23

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           14.1   1950
TOTALS            0.4               1.8    -1.4      4.2
SINCE 7/1         0.4               2.1    -1.7      4.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.5    -0.5        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             3
 24 HR TOTAL      0.4   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     569               708    -139      590
 SINCE 7/1        845              1217    -372      969
COOLING TOTAL       4                 0       4        0
 SINCE 1/1       1104               809     295      811
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/280    DATE  11/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/270    DATE  11/19

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                     14

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

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IT WAS A RELATIVELY QUIET BUT WARM NOVEMBER WITH SLIGHTLY BELOW
NORMAL PRECIPITATION IN THE FORT WAYNE AREA. THE SEASONS FIRST
SNOWFALL OCCURRED MID MONTH BUT MEASURABLE SNOW WAS RECORDED ON JUST
ONE DAY AND MONTHLY SNOWFALL WAS BELOW NORMAL. THE AREA ALSO
EXPERIENCED ONE DAY OF SEVERE WEATHER ON THE 18TH WITH TREES AND
POWER LINES BEING KNOCKED DOWN ACROSS THE REGION.

TEMPERATURES REACHED 70 DEGREES OR WARMER ON 4 DAYS AND 60 DEGREES
OR WARMER ON 10 DAYS...ALL COMING BEFORE THE 19TH. A STRONG COLD
FRONT PUSHED THROUGH THE REGION LATE ON THE 18TH AND GENERATED
STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL. THE FIRST
GOOD SHOT OF COLD AIR FOLLOWED WITH LIGHT SNOW...PRIMARILY LAKE
EFFECT FROM LAKE MICHIGAN...OCCURRING ON THE 19TH. THIS COLD AIR WAS
SHORT LIVED AND TEMPERATURES WERE GENERALLY NEAR NORMAL TO SLIGHTLY
ABOVE NORMAL FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE MONTH.

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 46.0 DEGREES...4.6 DEGREES
ABOVE NORMAL. THIS RANKED AS THE 4TH WARMEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD.
THIS WAS ALSO THE WARMEST NOVEMBER SINCE 2001 WHICH WAS THE SECOND
WARMEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD. HOWEVER...NOVEMBER 2009 AND 2011 WERE
TIED FOR THE 5TH WARMEST NOVEMBERS ON RECORD WITH AN AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF 45.7.

A TOTAL OF 2.16 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS MEASURED...THIS WAS 0.93
INCHES BELOW NORMAL. THIS RANKED AS THE 40TH DRIEST NOVEMBER. THERE
WERE JUST 7 DAYS IN THE MONTH WITH MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION AND 3 OF
THESE DAYS HAD MORE THAN A HALF INCH. THE GREATEST 24HR
PRECIPITATION WAS 0.70 INCHES ON THE 23RD.

THE FIRST OFFICIAL MEASURABLE SNOWFALL OCCURRED ON NOVEMBER 19TH
WITH 0.4 INCHES BEING MEASURED. THIS WAS THE ONLY DAY WITH
MEASURABLE SNOW AND LEFT THE MONTHLY TOTAL 1.4 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.
THIS RANKED AS THE 26TH LEAST SNOWIEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD. THERE
HAVE BEEN 16 NOVEMBERS WITH NO MEASURABLE SNOWFALL SINCE 1912.

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LASHLEY



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