Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
806 AM CST MON JAN 2 2017

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1889 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              84   12/07/1998
 LOW                2   12/23/1989
HIGHEST            80   12/17        77       3       80  12/27
LOWEST             26   12/10        20       6       27  12/19
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.2              58.8     4.4     67.2
AVG. MINIMUM     41.5              35.6     5.9     46.5
MEAN             52.3              47.2     5.1     56.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     11              14.1    -3.1        5
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        14.79   1973
 MINIMUM         0.87   1896
TOTALS           3.90              5.06   -1.16     6.08
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.16   -0.03     0.20
DAYS >= .01        10               9.9     0.1       16
DAYS >= .10         8               6.7     1.3       10
DAYS >= .50         3               3.5    -0.5        5
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.7    -1.7        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.74   12/31 TO 12/31              1.24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           17.6   1963
TOTALS            0.0               0.1    -0.1      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.1    -0.1      0.0
DAYS >= TRACE       0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   12/31 TO 12/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     404               558    -154      288
 SINCE 7/1        613              1008    -395      539
COOLING TOTAL      18                 6      12       43
 SINCE 1/1       2874              2035     839     2338
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/320    DATE  12/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/320    DATE  12/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      3

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

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