Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
734 AM EST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE LEXINGTON KY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1872 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              75   12/03/1982
                        12/02/1982
 LOW              -19   12/22/1989
HIGHEST            74   12/26        MM      MM       70  12/27
                                                          12/12
LOWEST             11   12/15        MM      MM       24  12/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     45.3              43.9     1.4     56.8
AVG. MINIMUM     29.0              28.0     1.0     40.8
MEAN             37.1              36.0     1.1     48.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               5.0    -2.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     21              19.8     1.2        9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.4    -0.4        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.17   1990
 MINIMUM         0.61   1965
TOTALS           6.18              3.93    2.25     7.21
DAILY AVG.       0.20              0.13    0.07     0.23
DAYS >= .01        13              12.4     0.6       14
DAYS >= .10        10               7.4     2.6       10
DAYS >= .50         7               2.8     4.2        7
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.7     1.3        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.09   12/17 TO 12/18

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           19.4   5
                        0
TOTALS            0.1               2.5    -2.4        T
SINCE 7/1         0.1               2.8    -2.7        T
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.8    -0.8        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         T   12/09                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.1   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     857               901     -44      496
 SINCE 7/1       1443              1788    -345     1182
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1       1640              1190     450     1284
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/200    DATE  12/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/190    DATE  12/26

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            6
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                      10
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                      20     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      7

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

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