Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS St. Paul, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST PAUL, AK
519 PM AKST TUE DEC 2 2014

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...THE ST PAUL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              48   11/14/1979
 LOW                4   11/26/2008
HIGHEST            44   11/30        40       4      45  11/13
LOWEST             21   11/12        14       7      15  11/29
AVG. MAXIMUM       40.4              36.9     3.5    38.3
AVG. MINIMUM       33.9              29.1     4.8    31.0
MEAN               37.2              32.9     4.3    34.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                 5.0    -5.0     6
DAYS MAX >= 80      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 70      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MIN <= 32     11                17.9    -6.9    16
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                 0.0     0.0     0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM            5.40   1993
 MINIMUM            0.88   1975
TOTALS              2.28              2.89   -0.61    3.70
DAILY AVG.          0.08              0.09   -0.01    0.12
DAYS >= .01        28                21.3     6.7    23
DAYS >= .10         9                 8.0     1.0    11
DAYS >= .50         0                 0.8    -0.8     1
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.1    -0.1     1
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        0.35   11/30                      1.12  11/14

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             27.3   1964
 24 HR TOTAL       11.8   11-16-1964
 SNOW DEPTH        18     11-16-1964
TOTALS              0.7               8.3    -7.6     2.7
SINCE 7/1           0.7               9.0    -8.3     2.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0       0
DAYS >= TRACE      13                19.1    -6.1    15
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 2.3    -2.3     0
DAYS >= 6.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   11/01                         1  11/25
 24 HR TOTAL      0.5   11/01                       0.8  11/25

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     826               960    -134     903
 SINCE 7/1       2905              3420    -515    3282
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED               16.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     44/160    DATE   11/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     57/160    DATE   11/26

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER             MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           MM
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             MM
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         MM

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     MM

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     ICE PELLETS                 0
RAIN                     29     GLAZE                       0
DRIZZLE                   0     HAIL                        1
SNOW                     13     HAZE                       12
FOG                      27     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       0
BLOWING SNOW              0


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

&&
NOVEMBER 2014 WAS A VERY WARM MONTH FOR ST PAUL WITH MOST DAYS
IN AT RECORD OR  NEAR RECORD VALUES. DURING THE SECOND WEEK OF THE
MONTH...THE COMBINATION OF AN ABNORMALLY STRONG RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE SETTING UP OVER THE EASTERN TWO-THIRDS OF THE STATE ALONG
WITH AN ALMOST AS STRONG ALEUTIAN  LOW ALLOWED FOR WARM AND MOIST
SOUTHEASTERLY FLOW OVER THE REGION. THIS KEPT TEMPERATURES
SIGNIFICANTLY ABOVE NORMAL FOR THE MOST OF THE MONTH.

WITH RESPECT TO TEMPERATURES...THE AVERAGE DAILY MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE
WAS THE SEVENTH WARMEST...THE AVERAGE DAILY MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS
THE THIRD WARMEST ON RECORD...AND THE AVERAGE MEAN DAILY TEMPERATURE
CAME IN AS A TIE FOR SECOND WARMEST ON RECORD.

AS WARM AS THE MONTH WAS...ONLY THREE TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET IN
THE MONTH.

A DAILY HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS TIED ON THE 17TH OF 40F/LAST SET
IN 1978/ A DAILY HIGH MINIMUM WAS TIED ON THE 24TH OF 40F /SET IN
1970/ AND A DAILY HIGH WAS SET ON THE 30TH OF 44F/ BEATING 42F IN
1978.

NOVEMBER 2014 WAS SLIGHTLY DRIER THAN NORMAL DESPITE 29 DAYS OF RAIN.
WITH THE MONTHLY PRECIPITATION RANKING AS THE 25TH DRIEST ON
RECORD...SNOWFALL HOWEVER WAS SIGNIFICANTLY LOWER THAN THE AVERAGE
8.3 INCHES FOR THE MONTH...SETTING THE RECORD FOR THE LEAST AMOUNT OF
SNOWFALL DURING NOVEMBER.

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HCH DEC 14



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