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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
708 AM CST FRI JAN 1 2016

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...THE ST. LOUIS MO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              76   12/03/1970
                        12/15/1948
 LOW              -16   12/22/1989
HIGHEST            72   12/12                         63
LOWEST             26   12/19                         13
AVG. MAXIMUM     53.2              42.5    10.7     44.6
AVG. MINIMUM     37.7              26.9    10.8     33.1
MEAN             45.4              34.7    10.7     38.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               5.7    -5.7        1
DAYS MIN <= 32     10              21.0   -11.0       14
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.5    -0.5        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.82   1982
 MINIMUM         0.03   1955
TOTALS          11.74R             2.84    8.90     2.72
DAILY AVG.       0.38              0.09    0.29     0.09
DAYS >= .01        10               9.4     0.6        9
DAYS >= .10         8               5.4     2.6        4
DAYS >= .50         5               1.7     3.3        2
DAYS >= 1.00        4               0.7     3.3        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    5.37   12/26 TO 12/27

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           26.3   1973
 24 HR TOTAL     12.0   12/19/1973 TO 12/19/1973
TOTALS              T               4.4    -4.4      0.2
SINCE 7/1           T               5.1    -5.1      4.0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        T   12/31 TO 12/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     597               939    -342      804
 SINCE 7/1       1159              1765    -606     1761
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1       1873              1646     227     1732
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WIND (MPH)
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/250    DATE  12/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/280    DATE  12/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     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.


RECORDS SET IN DECEMBER 2015...

TEMPERATURES...

DECEMBER 21ST 2015...

A RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 67 DEGREES WAS SET.
THIS TIES THE OLD RECORD OF 67 DEGREES SET IN 1967.

PRECIPITATION...

DECEMBER 26TH 2015...

A RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM RAINFALL OF 4.87 WAS RECORDED AT ST. LOUIS.
THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 1.06 INCHES SET IN 1916.


DECEMBER 27TH 2015...

A RECORD YEARLY PRECIPITATION VALUE WAS SET AT ST. LOUIS.
LAMBERT INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT HAD RECEIVED 58.28 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION FOR THE YEAR. THIS BREAKS THE PREVIOUS
RECORD OF 57.96 INCHES SET IN 2008.

A RECORD MONTHLY RAINFALL VALUE WAS SET AT ST. LOUIS.
LAMBERT INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT HAD RECEIVED 8.78 INCHES OF RECIPITATION.
THIS BREAKS THE PREVIOUS MONTHLY RECORD OF 7.82 INCHES SET IN DECEMBER 1982.

THE RECORD RAINFALL OF 4.87 INCHES SET AT ST. LOUIS YESTERDAY
BREAKS THE ALL TIME DAILY RECORD FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER.
THIS PREVIOUS RECORD IS 3.04 SET IN 1922.


DECEMBER 28TH 2015...

A RECORD RAINFALL OF 2.59 INCHES WAS SET AT ST. LOUIS LAMBERT
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. THIS BREAKS THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF
1.45 INCHES SET IN 1884.

A RECORD DECEMBER MONTHLY RAINFALL OF 11.74 WAS SET AT ST. LOUIS
LAMBERT INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. THIS BREAKS THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF
7.82 INCHES SET IN DECEMBER 1982.

A RECORD YEARLY PRECIPITATION OF 61.24 INCHES WAS SET AT ST. LOUIS
LAMBERT INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. THIS BREAKS THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF
57.96 INCHES SET IN 2008.




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