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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1220 PM EST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE PROVIDENCE RI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1904 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              77   12/07/1998
 LOW              -12   12/30/1917
HIGHEST            67   12/01
LOWEST             15   12/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     44.8              42.3     2.5
AVG. MINIMUM     31.0              26.3     4.7
MEAN             37.9              34.3     3.6     33.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               4.7    -1.7
DAYS MIN <= 32     19              23.3    -4.3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.75   1969
 MINIMUM         0.58   1955
TOTALS           6.25              4.22    2.03
DAYS >= .01        15              11.6     3.4
DAYS >= .10         9               7.2     1.8
DAYS >= .50         3               2.8     0.2        4
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.2     0.8
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.74   12/09 TO 12/09

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           26.7   1945
 SNOW DEPTH        14   12/21/2009
TOTALS            0.9               8.7    -7.8
SINCE 7/1         2.5              10.2    -7.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               2.2    -2.2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         T   12/21
 24 HR TOTAL      0.9   12/20 TO 12/21

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     835               952    -117
 SINCE 7/1       1871              2027    -156
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1        709               744     -35
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.9
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   5/323
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/360    DATE  12/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/030    DATE  12/09

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)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                      10
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      4
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      2

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

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