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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
1203 PM CST MON JAN 4 2016

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...THE MUSCLE SHOALS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              78   12/27/2015
                        12/07/1998
                        12/24/1964
 LOW               -5   12/23/1989
HIGHEST            78R  12/27        MM      MM       73
LOWEST             24   12/19        MM      MM       26
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.8              52.8    11.0     54.6
AVG. MINIMUM     44.4              33.8    10.6     38.6
MEAN             54.1              43.3    10.8     46.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               1.0    -1.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      6              14.4    -8.4        8
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        19.19   1990
 MINIMUM         0.65   1980
TOTALS           6.94              5.68    1.26     5.13
DAILY AVG.       0.22              0.18    0.04
DAYS >= .01        10              10.6    -0.6       12
DAYS >= .10         7               7.3    -0.3        8
DAYS >= .50         5               3.6     1.4        5
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.7     0.3        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.07   12/25 TO 12/26              2.01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           11.1   1963
 24 HR TOTAL      6.0   12/22/1963 TO 12/22/1963
                        12/27/1907 TO 12/27/1907
TOTALS            0.0               0.4    -0.4      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.4    -0.4        T
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.4    -0.4
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   12/31 TO 12/31               0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     353               674    -321      564
 SINCE 7/1        718              1236    -518     1216
COOLING TOTAL      22                 1      21        0
 SINCE 1/1       2030              1872     158     1861

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     10/03/1908
 LATEST       04/27/1919
EARLIEST                        11/07
LATEST                          03/28
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/160    DATE  12/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/160    DATE  12/13

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71


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

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