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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU, ME
306 AM EST SAT JAN 3 2015

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...THE HOULTON ME CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              59   12/11/1969
                        12/05/1950
                        12/04/1950
 LOW              -34   12/30/1989
HIGHEST            53   12/25        MM      MM       44  12/06
LOWEST            -14   12/08        MM      MM      -22  12/17
AVG. MAXIMUM     31.6              28.6     3.0     23.2
AVG. MINIMUM     17.7              10.3     7.4      5.8
MEAN             24.7              19.4     5.3     14.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     15              18.7    -3.7       25
DAYS MIN <= 32     27              29.8    -2.8       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       5               7.4    -2.4       13

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.63   2010
 MINIMUM         0.82   2001
TOTALS           5.50                      2.21
DAILY AVG.       0.19              0.11    0.08     0.08
DAYS >= .01        12              12.8    -0.8       16
DAYS >= .10        10               6.9     3.1       11
DAYS >= .50         5               2.0     3.0        0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.6     0.4        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.71   12/09 TO 12/10           12/21 TO 12/22
                                                          12/22 TO 12/22
                                                          12/22 TO 12/22

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS             MM              16.4      MM       MM
SINCE 7/1          MM              24.5      MM       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     MM                 5      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               5.3    -5.3        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        MM                                  0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM                                 MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1244              1412    -168
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/270    DATE  12/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/250    DATE  12/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         18

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              4
LT FREEZING RAIN          4     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               11     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      5

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

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