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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
755 AM EST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE WATERTOWN NY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1949 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              69   12/04/2012
 LOW              -37   12/27/1989
                        12/25/1980
HIGHEST            54   12/01                         67  12/24
                                                          12/14
LOWEST            -17   12/16                         17  12/28
AVG. MAXIMUM     36.2              35.0     1.2     46.3
AVG. MINIMUM     21.2              17.8     3.4     33.0
MEAN             28.7              26.4     2.3     39.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      6              11.4    -5.4        2
DAYS MIN <= 32     27              26.2     0.8       14
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               3.7    -0.7        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.68   1985
 MINIMUM         0.32   1979
TOTALS           2.19              3.15   -0.96     2.44
DAYS >= .01        18              16.5     1.5       14
DAYS >= .10        11               8.6     2.4        7
DAYS >= .50         0               1.8    -1.8        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.34   11/30 TO 12/01           12/28 TO 12/29
                                                          12/29 TO 12/29
                                                          12/29 TO 12/29

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1117              1197     -80      780
 SINCE 7/1       2459              2796    -337     2147
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        566               362     204      388
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/270
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/260    DATE  12/15

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            1
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         19

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                4     SNOW                      11
LIGHT SNOW               15     SLEET                      0
FOG                      22     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     10
HAZE                     11

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

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