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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU, ME
307 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

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...THE HOULTON ME CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 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              99   08/02/1975
 LOW              -41   01/04/1981
HIGHEST            88   08/05        MM      MM       90  08/18
                        07/22
                        06/27
LOWEST            -24   02/13        MM      MM      -28  01/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     53.0              51.4     1.6     51.1
AVG. MINIMUM     31.3              29.3     2.0     29.1
MEAN             42.1              40.3     1.8     40.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               2.0    -2.0        1
DAYS MAX <= 32     76              77.4    -1.4       89
DAYS MIN <= 32    188             188.2    -0.2      180
DAYS MIN <= 0      26              40.2   -14.2       51

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        51.61   2005
 MINIMUM         1.64   2001
TOTALS          35.74                     -4.24
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.11   -0.01     0.10
DAYS >= .01       139             143.7    -4.7      139
DAYS >= .10        78              84.3    -6.3       82
DAYS >= .50        25              25.6    -0.6       20
DAYS >= 1.00        8               6.7     1.3        6
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.31   MM                       12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS             MM              89.5      MM      0.0
SINCE 7/1          MM              24.5      MM      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     MM                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0              24.6   -24.6        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        MM                                  0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM                            12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    8497              9188    -691     9093
 SINCE 7/1       3187              3520    -333     2882
COOLING TOTAL     229               192      37      236
 SINCE 1/1        229               191      38      236
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/340    DATE  03/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/270    DATE  05/09

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          135
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            116
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY        115

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               30     RAIN                      48
LIGHT RAIN              120     FREEZING RAIN              9
LT FREEZING RAIN         11     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                6     SNOW                      19
LIGHT SNOW               75     SLEET                      0
FOG                     192     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     26
HAZE                     41

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

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