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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
1138 AM EST THU DEC 1 2016

     ...NOVEMBER 2016 CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JACKSONVILLE...

      ...JACKSONVILLE`S THIRD DRIEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD...

SUMMARY...November ended up one of the top three driest on record at
all official local climate sites. Jacksonville received 0.02 inches
for the month leaving it 3rd driest on record and 2.09 inches below
normal. Gainesville Regional AP also received 0.02 inches becoming
2nd driest on record and 2.04 inches below normal. Saint Simons
Island set the record for driest November on record with 0.04 inches
which is 1.99 inches below normal. Alma came in at 3rd driest
November on record with 0.28 inches which is 2.20 inches below
normal. The first freeze of the cool season occurred on the 20th
through 22nd of this month with temperatures dropping near to below
freezing across inland locations each morning. Above normal max
temperatures in the low/mid 80s finished out the month on the 29th
and 30th. A daily max temperature record was set on the 30th with 84
degrees which tied the old record set back in 2010.

AT JACKSONVILLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...

TEMPERATURES...THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR NOVEMBER WAS 63.0 DEGREES
WHICH IS 0.8 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL FOR JACKSONVILLE INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT. THE AVERAGE DAILY HIGH WAS 75.5 DEGREES AND THE AVERAGE
DAILY LOW WAS 50.4 DEGREES. THE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH
WAS 85 DEGREES ON THE 4TH. THE MINIMUM FOR THE MONTH WAS 30 DEGREES
WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 21ST. THERE WAS ONE TEMPERATURE RECORD SET
DURING THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER. A DAILY RECORD MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF
84 DEGREES WAS SET AT JACKSONVILLE ON NOVEMBER 30TH. THIS TIED THE
OLD RECORD SET IN 2010. THERE WAS ONE DAY WITH A TEMPERATURE OF 32
DEGREES OR BELOW.

RAINFALL...THERE WAS 1 DAY OF MEASURABLE RAINFALL IN NOVEMBER AT
JACKSONVILLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTALED 0.02
INCHES WHICH IS 2.09 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. THE GREATEST 24 HOUR TOTAL
IN NOVEMBER WAS 0.02 INCHES ON THE 6TH. NO PRECIPITATION RECORDS
WERE SET IN NOVEMBER. NOVEMBER 2016 CAME IN AS THE THIRD DRIEST
NOVEMBER ON RECORD WITH THE PERIOD OF RECORD DATING BACK THROUGH
1871.

WIND...THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR NOVEMBER WAS 5.9 MILES PER HOUR.
THE PEAK WIND GUST FOR THE MONTH WAS 30 MILES PER HOUR ON THE 30TH.

FOR ENERGY CONSUMPTION PURPOSES...THERE WERE 115 HEATING DEGREE
DAYS...WHICH IS 30 BELOW NORMAL. THERE WERE 58 COOLING DEGREE
DAYS...WHICH IS 3 BELOW NORMAL.

DECEMBER OUTLOOK...THE TEMPERATURE OUTLOOK FOR DECEMBER INDICATES
EQUAL CHANCES OF ABOVE...BELOW..AND NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND
PRECIPITATION FOR A MAJORITY OF THE AREA. HOWEVER...THE SOUTHERN
PORTION OF OUR AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDA
WILL SEE HEIGHTENED CHANCES...BETWEEN 33 AND 40 PERCENT...FOR ABOVE
NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION. THE NORMAL
MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR DECEMBER IS 55.2 DEGREES. THE
AVERAGE MAX TEMPERATURE IS 66.6 DEGREES AND THE AVERAGE MIN
TEMPERATURE IS 43.9 DEGREES. AVERAGE RAINFALL FOR THE MONTH OF
DECEMBER IS 2.80 INCHES.

&&
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL REPORTS FROM AROUND THE AREA...

FL   MAYPORT NAVAL STATION                M
FL   JASPER                            0.00
FL   BEAUCLERC                         0.27
FL   JACKSONVILLE BEACH                0.31
FL   LAKE CITY                         0.00
FL   LAKE CITY 2 E                     0.07
FL   GLEN ST MARY 1 W                  0.17
FL   SOUTH PONTE VEDRA BEACH           0.43
FL   GUANA RIVER STATE PARK            0.46
FL   PALM COAST 6 NE                   0.52
FL   CRESCENT CITY                     0.12
FL   GAINESVILLE RGNL AP               0.02
FL   HASTINGS 4NE                      0.14
FL   STARKE                            0.05
FL   OCALA                             0.14
FL   WHITE SPRINGS 7N                  0.04
FL   JACKSONVILLE CRAIG MUNI AP        0.13
FL   JACKSONVILLE INTL AP              0.02
FL   JACKSONVILLE NAS                  0.03
FL   ST AUGUSTINE LH                   0.21
FL   ST AUGUSTINE AP                   0.24
FL   BELL 4NW                          0.15
FL   FEDERAL POINT                     0.23
FL   BIG TALBOT ISLAND                 0.04
FL   LITTLE TALBOT ISLAND              0.12
FL   BUNNELL                           0.08
FL   SOUTH PALM COAST                  0.10
FL   NORTH PALM COAST                  0.07
FL   FLAGLER BEACH                     0.10


GA   PRIDGEN                           0.00
GA   HOMERVILLE 5 N                    0.00
GA   ALMA BACON CO AP                  0.28
GA   NAHUNTA 6 NE                      0.30
GA   FARGO 17 NE                       0.01
GA   BRUNSWICK                         0.00
GA   BRUNSWICK MALCOLM MCKINNON AP     0.04
GA   WOODBINE                          0.00


RAINFALL REPORTS ARE PRELIMINARY. CO-OP SITES REPORT A 24 HOUR TOTAL
NOT BASED ON A MIDNIGHT TO MIDNIGHT CALENDAR DAY.

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FOR ADDITIONAL RAINFALL REPORTS CHECK OUT COCORAHS...THE COMMUNITY
COLLABORATIVE RAIN...HAIL...AND SNOW NETWORK. THIS PUBLIC VOLUNTEER
RAIN GAUGE NETWORK IS OPEN TO ANYONE WILLING TO MEASURE AND REPORT
PRECIPITATION. GO TO THE COCORAHS WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND
TO SIGN UP. HTTP://WWW.COCORAHS.ORG

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GUILLET



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