Climatological Report (Seasonal)
Issued by NWS St Louis, MO

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
702 PM CST FRI MAR 1 2013

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...THE COLUMBIA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2012 TO 2/28/2013...

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              81   02/24/1930
                        02/01/1911
 LOW              -26   02/12/1899
HIGHEST            77   01/28
LOWEST              6   02/01
                        01/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     44.9              41.1     3.8
AVG. MINIMUM     26.4              23.1     3.3
MEAN             35.7              32.1     3.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32     19
DAYS MIN <= 32     70
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        12.30   1984
                        1985
 MINIMUM         1.35   1962
                        1963
TOTALS           7.88              6.61    1.27
DAYS >= .01        26
DAYS >= .10        16
DAYS >= .50         3
DAYS >= 1.00        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.60   01/29 TO 01/30

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           45.6   2010/2011                                                       24 HR TOTAL     19.7   01/18/1995 TO 01/19/1995
TOTALS           24.7              15.2     9.5
SINCE 7/1        24.7              16.1     8.6
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        15   02/27
 24 HR TOTAL     10.2   02/21 TO 02/21

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2616              2961    -345
 SINCE 7/1       3583              3946    -363
COOLING TOTAL       1                 0       1
 SINCE 1/1          1                 0       1
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/240    DATE  12/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/300    DATE  12/20


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              7     HAIL                       0
FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     6

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

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...SEASONAL...

16TH WARMEST WINTER ON RECORD (35.7 DEGREES).

TIED LEAST NUMBER OF OCCURRENCES WITH A MINIMUM TEMPERATURE LESS THAN OR EQUAL
TO ZERO DEGREES (5TH SUCH OCCASSION).

TIED 15TH SNOWIEST WINTER ON RECORD (24.7 INCHES).


...MONTHLY...

2ND SNOWIEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD (20.5 INCHES...FIRST IS 23.3 INCHES IN 2011).
- 7TH SNOWIEST MONTH IN COLUMBIA`S PERIOD OF RECORD

10TH WETTEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD (3.86 INCHES).

RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 77 DEGREES RECORDED ON 01/28/2013 TIED ALL-TIME
JANUARY MONTHLY MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE...PREVIOUS OCCURRENCES ON 01/24/1950 AND
01/23/1909.

TIED 13TH LEAST SNOWIEST JANUARY ON RECORD (0.5 INCHES).

TIED 12TH WARMEST DECEMBER ON RECORD (39.0 DEGREES).


...DAILY...

3 DAILY RECORD HIGHS SET.

2 DAILY RECORD HIGH MINIMUMS SET.

1 DAILY SNOWFALL RECORD SET.

1 DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORD SET.


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