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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
530 PM CST THU JAN 3 2013

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...THE COLUMBIA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2012...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1890 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             113   07/14/1954
                        07/12/1954
 LOW              -26   02/12/1899
HIGHEST           107   06/28
LOWEST              9   01/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     70.6              64.8     5.8
AVG. MINIMUM     48.1              44.5     3.6
MEAN             59.4              54.6     4.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     76
DAYS MAX <= 32     11
DAYS MIN <= 32     87
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        45.88   2010
 MINIMUM        30.12   2006
TOTALS          30.78             42.62  -11.84
DAYS >= .01        88
DAYS >= .10        55
DAYS >= .50        21
DAYS >= 1.00        8
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.22   04/29 TO 04/30

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           46.3   2011
 24 HR TOTAL     17.5   02/01/2011 TO 02/01/2011
TOTALS            9.0              18.0    -9.0
SINCE 7/1         3.7               5.3    -1.6
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   02/14
 24 HR TOTAL      3.4   02/13 TO 02/13

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    3830              5024   -1194
 SINCE 7/1       1765              1995    -230
COOLING TOTAL    1896              1248     648
 SINCE 1/1       1896              1249     647
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/260    DATE  02/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/300    DATE  12/20


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             42     HAIL                       0
FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE    16

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


...2012...A YEAR FOR THE RECORD BOOKS...


...ANNUAL...

WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD (59.4 DEGREES). PREVIOUS 58.3 DEGREES IN 1938.
14 TOTAL DAILY RECORD HIGHS SET OR TIED.
12 TOTAL DAILY RECORD HIGH MINIMUMS SET OR TIED.
1 RECORD DAILY LOW MAXIMUM SET.
5TH MOST OCCURRENCES OF MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO
100 DEGREES (24 DAYS).

3RD MOST OCCURRENCES OF MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO
90 DEGREES (76 DAYS).

RECORD FOR MOST OCCURRENCES OF MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO
75 DEGREES (174 DAYS...PREVIOUS 173 DAYS IN 1937 AND 1896).

RECORD FOR MOST OCCURRENCES OF MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO
70 DEGREES (199 DAYS...PREVIOUS 198 DAYS IN 1963).

RECORD FOR MOST OCCURRENCES OF MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO
65 DEGREES (226 DAYS...PREVIOUS 225 DAYS IN 1946).

RECORD FOR MOST OCCURRENCES OF MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO
60 DEGREES (252 DAYS...PREVIOUS 251 DAYS IN 1946).

2ND MOST OCCURRENCES OF MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO
50 DEGREES (303 DAYS).

2 TOTAL DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS SET.
TIED 15TH LEAST SNOWIEST ON RECORD (9.0 INCHES).


...SEASONAL...

TIED LEAST SNOWIEST FALL SEASON ON RECORD (0.0 INCHES - 15TH OCCURRENCE)
6TH WARMEST SUMMER ON RECORD (80.3 DEGREES).

6TH LONGEST STREAK OF MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO
100 DEGREES (10 DAYS ENDING ON 07/07).

TIED 2ND LONGEST STREAK OF MAXIMUM TEMPERATUE GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO
90 DEGREES (27 DAYS ENDING ON 07/19).

9TH DRIEST SUMMER ON RECORD (5.74 INCHES).

WARMEST SPRING ON RECORD (63.0 DEGREES). PREVIOUS 59.0 DEGREES IN 1946.
TIED 3RD LEAST SNOWIEST SPRING ON RECORD (TRACE).


...MONTHLY...


JANUARY...

15TH WARMEST ON RECORD.
SET 1 RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE.
SET 1 RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE.

FEBRUARY...

TIED 15TH WARMEST ON RECORD.

MARCH...

WARMEST MARCH ON RECORD (59.7 DEGREES). PREVIOUS 56.0 DEGREES IN 1946.
TIED NUMBER OF DAYS WITH HIGH TEMPERATURE GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO
80 DEGREES.

SET 3 RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES.
SET 5 RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURES.
TIED 4TH LEAST SNOWIEST ON RECORD.

APRIL...

17TH WARMEST ON RECORD.
SET 1 RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE.
6TH WETTEST ON RECORD.
SET 1 DAILY RAINFALL RECORD.

MAY...

4TH WARMEST ON RECORD.
TIED NUMBER OF DAYS WITH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE GREATER THAN OR EQUAL
TO 70 DEGREES.

TIED 2 RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES
SET OR TIED 2 RECORD HIGH MINIMUMS.
3RD DRIEST ON RECORD.

JUNE...

13TH WARMEST ON RECORD.
SET OR TIED 3 RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES INCLUDING ALL TIME RECORD
MAXIMUM FOR THE MONTH (107 DEGREES ON 06/28).

15TH DRIEST ON RECORD.

JULY...

TIED 4TH WARMEST ON RECORD.
TIED 3RD MOST NUMBER OF DAYS WITH HIGH TEMPERATURE GREATER THAN OR EQUAL
TO 105 DEGREES.

5TH MOST NUMBER OF DAYS WITH HIGH TEMPERATURE GREATER THAN OR EQUAL
TO 100 DEGREES.

SET NUMBER OF DAYS WITH HIGH TEMPERATURE GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 95
DEGREES.

SET NUMBER OF DAYS WITH HIGH TEMPERATURE GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 90
DEGREES.

SET 3 RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES.
SET 1 RECORD HIGH HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE.

AUGUST...

SET 1 DAILY RAINFALL RECORD.

SEPTEMBER...

NO RECORDS.

OCTOBER...

TIED 18TH COLDEST ON RECORD.
SET 1 RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE.
SET 2 RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURES.

NOVEMBER...

TIED 1 RECORD HIGH MINIMUM.
TIED LEAST SNOWIEST ON RECORD (0.0 INCHES).

DECEMBER...

TIED 12TH WARMEST ON RECORD.
SET 1 RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE.


THE CLIMATE TEAM

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