Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1220 PM EST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE BOSTON MA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1872 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              76   12/07/1998
 LOW              -17   12/29/1933
HIGHEST            64   12/01
LOWEST             18   12/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     43.7              41.2     2.5
AVG. MINIMUM     32.7              28.2     4.5
MEAN             38.2              34.7     3.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               5.1    -2.1
DAYS MIN <= 32     15              20.7    -5.7
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.74   1969
 MINIMUM         0.66   1935
TOTALS           6.56              3.78    2.78
DAILY AVG.       0.21              0.12    0.09
DAYS >= .01        17              11.6     5.4
DAYS >= .10        11               6.6     4.4
DAYS >= .50         3               2.5     0.5
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.8     1.2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.91   12/09 TO 12/10

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           27.9   1970
 SNOW DEPTH        17   12/08/2003
                        12/07/2003
TOTALS            0.3               9.0    -8.7
SINCE 7/1         2.9              10.3    -7.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     MM
DAYS >= 1.0         0               2.0    -2.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.3   12/08 TO 12/08

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     823               939    -116
 SINCE 7/1       1836              1994    -158
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1        769               747      22
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.1
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   6/309
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/050    DATE  12/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/050    DATE  12/09

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         17

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

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                       0
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      1
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      0

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

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