Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
659 AM MST MON JAN 1 2018

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...THE ALBUQUERQUE  NM CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1891 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              72   12/04/1958
                        12/23/1915
 LOW              -16   12/26/1911
HIGHEST            63   12/03        61       2       60  12/16
                                                          12/14
LOWEST             19   12/23        11       8       21  12/19
                        12/08                             12/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     53.1              46.1     7.0     49.7
AVG. MINIMUM     27.8              26.5     1.3     28.8
MEAN             40.4              36.3     4.1     39.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               1.6    -1.6        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     25              25.0     0.0       24
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.85   1959
 MINIMUM         0.00   1981
                        1956
                        1950
TOTALS              T              0.50   -0.50     0.51
DAILY AVG.          T              0.02   -0.02     0.02
DAYS >= .01         0               4.2    -4.2        4
DAYS >= .10         0               1.6    -1.6        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL       T   12/07 TO 12/07              0.33

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           23.7   1959
TOTALS              T               2.7    -2.7      0.1
SINCE 7/1           T               4.0    -4.0      0.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.7    -0.7        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   12/07 TO 12/07               0.1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     754               890    -136      791
 SINCE 7/1       1323              1757    -434     1368
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1       1557              1322     235     1525
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/090    DATE  12/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/080    DATE  12/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             17
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     38

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

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

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THE AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE AT THE ALBUQUERQUE SUNPORT IN
DECEMBER 2017 WAS 53.1 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
FOR THE MONTH WAS 27.8 DEGREES.

THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 62 DEGREES ON THE 3RD.
THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 19 DEGREES ON THE 8TH
AND ON THE 23RD OF THE MONTH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS A TRACE WHICH OCCURRED ON
THE 7TH. THIS IS 0.50 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS
ALSO A TRACE ON THE 7TH. THIS IS 2.7 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.

AVERAGE WIND SPEED WAS 5.8 MILES AN HOUR. THE PEAK WIND GUST WAS
40 MILES AN HOUR FROM THE EAST, WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 14TH.

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