Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
949 AM CST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE DALHART CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 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              82   12/24/1955
                        12/23/1955
 LOW              -12   12/12/1961
HIGHEST            73   12/16                         73  12/11
LOWEST             -8   12/18                         13  12/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     51.8              49.0     2.8     52.9
AVG. MINIMUM     20.2              19.8     0.4     25.2
MEAN             36.0              34.4     1.6     39.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               3.2    -1.2        2
DAYS MIN <= 32     29              29.3    -0.3       26
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               0.9     1.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           0.20              0.54   -0.34     0.55
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.02   -0.01     0.02
DAYS >= .01         4               3.9     0.1        3
DAYS >= .10         1               1.6    -0.6        3
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.13   12/22 TO 12/22
                        12/21 TO 12/22
                        12/22 TO 12/22

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            1.3               4.3    -3.0      1.5
SINCE 7/1         1.3               6.2    -4.9      2.0
DAYS >= TRACE       2               2.7    -0.7
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.2    -1.2        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.8   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     892               948     -56      797
 SINCE 7/1       1468              1943    -475     1507
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1       1556              1138     418     1538
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    53/240    DATE  12/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    70/230    DATE  12/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           24
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     57

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HEAVY SNOW                 1
SNOW                      1     LIGHT SNOW                 4
SLEET                     0     FOG                        6
FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     3     HAZE                       2

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

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