Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
949 AM CST SUN JAN 1 2017

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 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              83   12/06/1939
 LOW               -8   12/22/1989
HIGHEST            74   12/16                         73  12/11
LOWEST             -3   12/18                         18  12/29
                                                          12/18
                                                          12/17
AVG. MAXIMUM     52.5              49.7     2.8     53.8
AVG. MINIMUM     23.6              24.0    -0.4     28.3
MEAN             38.1              36.9     1.2     41.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               3.2    -1.2        2
DAYS MIN <= 32     27              26.7     0.3       24
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               0.5     1.5        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.52   1959
 MINIMUM         0.00   1908
TOTALS           0.27              0.71   -0.44     0.78
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.02   -0.01     0.03
DAYS >= .01         5               4.7     0.3        5
DAYS >= .10         0               1.9    -1.9        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.4    -0.4        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.15   12/02 TO 12/03

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           21.4   1918
TOTALS            0.5               3.7    -3.2      6.2
SINCE 7/1         0.5               6.4    -5.9      7.5
DAYS >= TRACE       4               2.8     1.2        6
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.2    -1.2        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         T   12/18
 24 HR TOTAL      0.5   12/17 TO 12/17

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     826               873     -47      735
 SINCE 7/1       1291              1717    -426     1394
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1       1694              1399     295     1493
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/250    DATE  12/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/250    DATE  12/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           22
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     57

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      1
FOG                       5     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      3

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

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