Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
600 AM CST FRI JAN 5 2018

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...THE AMARILLO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              83   01/05/1927
 LOW              -11   01/18/1984
                        01/04/1959
                        01/06/1912
HIGHEST            78   01/09                         79  01/30
LOWEST             -3   01/07                         16  01/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     52.4              50.6     1.8     52.8
AVG. MINIMUM     26.4              23.4     3.0     24.6
MEAN             39.4              37.0     2.4     38.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               2.7     1.3        2
DAYS MIN <= 32     24              26.8    -2.8       28
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               0.2     0.8        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.17   2017
 MINIMUM         0.00   1986
                        1923
TOTALS           3.17              0.72    2.45     0.19
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.02    0.08     0.01
DAYS >= .01         8               3.9     4.1        4
DAYS >= .10         7               1.7     5.3        1
DAYS >= .50         2               0.5     1.5        0
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.0     2.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.32   01/14 TO 01/14

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           19.7   1897
TOTALS            6.4               4.7     1.7      1.4
SINCE 7/1         6.9              11.1    -4.2      8.9
DAYS >= TRACE       4               2.6     1.4        4
DAYS >= 1.0         3               1.4     1.6        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   01/16
                        01/06
 24 HR TOTAL      2.2   01/06 TO 01/06

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     787               868     -81      807
 SINCE 7/1       2078              2585    -507     2201
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/250    DATE  01/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/250    DATE  01/20

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           22
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     59

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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