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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
1022 AM EST FRI JAN 1 2016

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...THE BOWLING GREEN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1870 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              78   12/03/1982
 LOW              -14   12/22/1989
HIGHEST            74   12/13        MM      MM       64  12/05
LOWEST             24   12/20        MM      MM       22  12/31
                                                          12/21
                                                          12/12
AVG. MAXIMUM     60.4              47.9    12.5     49.1
AVG. MINIMUM     40.7              29.2    11.5     34.2
MEAN             50.6              38.6    12.0     41.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               2.4    -2.4        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      8              19.2   -11.2       13
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.3    -0.3        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        13.17   1978
 MINIMUM         0.87   1925
TOTALS           5.23              4.80    0.43     1.69
DAILY AVG.       0.17              0.15    0.02     0.05
DAYS >= .01        10              11.5    -1.5       13
DAYS >= .10         9               7.6     1.4        6
DAYS >= .50         6               3.1     2.9        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.4    -0.4        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.12   12/25 TO 12/26

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            8.3   2010
TOTALS              T               1.2    -1.2        T
SINCE 7/1           T               1.2    -1.2      0.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.5    -0.5        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   12/18 TO 12/18

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     441               821    -380      716
 SINCE 7/1        979              1584    -605     1613
COOLING TOTAL       2                 1       1        0
 SINCE 1/1       1673              1492     181     1488
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/180    DATE  12/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/160    DATE  12/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                9     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      20     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
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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Warmest December average temperature on record.





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