Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1113 AM EST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE BOSTON MA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1872 TO 2016

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            58   12/27
LOWEST              4   12/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     41.9              41.2     0.7
AVG. MINIMUM     28.5              28.2     0.3
MEAN             35.2              34.7     0.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               5.1    -2.1
DAYS MIN <= 32     20              20.7    -0.7
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.74   1969
 MINIMUM         0.66   1935
TOTALS           3.25              3.78   -0.53
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.12   -0.02
DAYS >= .01        12              11.6     0.4
DAYS >= .10         7               6.6     0.4
DAYS >= .50         2               2.5    -0.5
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.8     0.2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.22   11/30 TO 12/01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           27.9   MM
 SNOW DEPTH        17   12/08/2003
                        12/07/2003
TOTALS            5.9               9.0    -3.1
SINCE 7/1         5.9              10.3    -4.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     MM
DAYS >= 1.0         1               2.0    -1.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        MM
 24 HR TOTAL      4.3   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     916               939     -23
 SINCE 7/1       1831              1994    -163
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1       1035               747     288
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.1
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   8/269
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/220    DATE  12/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/230    DATE  12/27

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             18
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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