Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST, FL
1152 AM EST THU DEC 1 2016

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...THE KEY WEST CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              91   11/03/1876
 LOW               49   11/30/1959
HIGHEST            84   11/10                         87  11/13
                        11/02                             11/04
                        11/01
LOWEST             65   11/21                         69  11/24
AVG. MAXIMUM     80.8              79.9     0.9     83.2
AVG. MINIMUM     72.1              71.7     0.4     75.9
MEAN             76.5              75.8     0.7     79.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        27.67   1980
 MINIMUM            T   1995
TOTALS           0.11              2.30   -2.19     2.09
DAILY AVG.       0.00              0.08   -0.08     0.07
DAYS >= .01         3               6.6    -3.6        7
DAYS >= .10         0               3.3    -3.3        5
DAYS >= .50         0               1.1    -1.1        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0                                  0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   11/30 TO 11/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 1      -1        0
COOLING TOTAL     352               325      27      449
 SINCE 1/1       4753              4533     220     5179
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    23/130    DATE  11/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    30/030    DATE  11/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           27
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              3
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       3     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      0

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

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IT WAS AN ATYPICAL DRY MONTH ACROSS THE FLORIDA KEYS, WITH JUST 0.11
INCHES OF RAIN FALLING IN KEY WEST, RANKING THIS NOVEMBER AS THE 4TH
DRIEST ON RECORD. TEMPERATURE WISE...AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 76.5F
WAS OBSERVED IN KEY WEST...REGISTERING 0.7 DEGREES ABOVE
NORMAL...MARKING THE 6TH CONSECUTIVE MONTH OF ABOVE AVERAGE
TEMPERATURES.

AS NOVEMBER COMES TO A CLOSE, THIS ALSO MARKS THE END OF OUR
METEOROLOGICAL FALL (SEPTEMBER THROUGH NOVEMBER)...WHERE
TEMPERATURES AVERAGED 80.6 DEGREES IN KEY WEST...WHICH TIES AS THE
14TH WARMEST FALL ON RECORD. WHAT STARTED OUT AS A WET FALL WITH
8.04 INCHES OF RAINFALL DURING SEPTEMBER...THE FALL OF 2016 ENDED
WITH JUST 10.27 INCHES OF RAIN...OR 3.67 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.

LOOKING AHEAD TO THE MONTH OF DECEMBER...KEY WEST TYPICALLY OBSERVES
AN AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 76 DEGREES...AND AN AVERAGE LOW
TEMERATURE OF 67 DEGREES. NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH IS 2.22
INCHES IN KEY WEST. WITH JUST 31 DAYS REMAINING IN 2016...A RAINFALL
DEFICT OF EXACTLY 2.00 INCHES EXISTS...WHILE TEMPERATURES TO DATE
ARE RUNNING 0.5 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF
78.9 DEGREES. RAINFALL AND TEMPERATURE RECORDS IN KEY WEST DATE
BACK TO 1871 & 1872 RESPECTIVELY.

FLING



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