Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE, WA
331 AM PST MON DEC 1 2014

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NOVEMBER 2014 SAW A MILD AND WET START TO THE MONTH.  A FEW PACIFIC
STORM SYSTEMS MOVED THROUGH THE AREA IN THE FIRST 10 DAYS, BRINGING
WELCOME RAINS.  MEANWHILE TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE 50S AND LOWER 60S
DURING THE DAY.

A MARKED CHANGE IN THE WEATHER ARRIVED ON THE AFTERNOON OF THE 10TH
AS A CANADIAN COLD FRONT BLEW INTO THE AREA FROM THE NORTH.
SUDDENLY THE MILD DAYTIME TEMPERATURES WERE REPLACED BY SUB-FREEZING
READINGS DURING THE DAY AND TEENS AT NIGHT.  VETERANS DAY WAS RATHER
RAW WITH A COLD BITING WIND. TEMPERATURES REMAINED ABOUT 15 DEGREES
BELOW NORMAL FOR OVER A WEEK.

THE WEATHER PATTERN EVENTUALLY CHANGED AS PACIFIC STORMS ONCE AGAIN
STARTED MOVING ONSHORE.  THE FIRST WAS RATHER WEAK BUT BROUGHT THE
FIRST ACCUMULATING SNOWS TO MANY LOCATIONS.  BUT THIS SNOW WOULDN`T
LAST AS TEMPERATURES CONTINUED TO WARM AND THE PRECIPITATION CHANGED
TO RAIN.

EVEN WARMER WEATHER ARRIVED IN TIME FOR THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY.
WENATCHEE OFFICIALLY WARMED TO 57F ON THANKSGIVING AND REACHED 60F
THE DAY AFTER, WHICH WAS JUST ONE DEGREE SHY OF THE RECORD FOR
NOVEMBER 28TH.  BUT THE LOW OF ONLY 41F WAS A RECORD FOR THE DAY.
THE MILD WEATHER ENDED ON THE 29TH AS A STRONG COLD FRONT MOVED IN
FROM THE NORTH, DROPPING TEMPERATURES INTO THE 20S FOR THE LAST DAY
OF THE MONTH.

OVERALL FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER...THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR
WENATCHEE WAS 38.2F WHICH IS 0.6 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE
PRECIPITATION OF 0.91 INCHES WAS 0.20 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.

THERE WERE SEVERAL TEMPERATURE RECORDS TIED OR SET AT PANGBORN
AIRPORT. RECORD HIGHS OF 66, 63 AND 60 WERE SET ON THE 4TH, 6TH AND
7TH. THE LOW OF 17 ON THE 15TH WAS ALSO A RECORD FOR THE DAY.  0.36
INCHES OF RAIN FELL ON THE 21ST SETTING A DAILY RECORD.

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...THE WENATCHEE WA PANGBORN FIELD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1959 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              70   11/09/1989
                        11/03/1975
 LOW               -5   11/23/1985
                        11/24/1985
HIGHEST            66   11/04        MM      MM       58  11/01
LOWEST             11   11/30        MM      MM       17  11/22
AVG. MAXIMUM     46.0              43.8     2.2     44.5
AVG. MINIMUM     30.4              31.4    -1.0     30.3
MEAN             38.2              37.6     0.6     37.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               2.7    -0.7        1
DAYS MIN <= 32     14              14.5    -0.5       19
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.2    -0.2        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.58   1983
 MINIMUM            T   1993
TOTALS           0.91              1.11   -0.20     0.30
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.04   -0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01         7               9.1    -2.1        7
DAYS >= .10         2               3.2    -1.2        1
DAYS >= .50         0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.38   11/24 TO 11/25

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS             MM                MM      MM       MM
SINCE 7/1          MM                MM      MM       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     MM                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.0        MM                MM      MM       MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        MM                                 MM  MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM                                 MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     798               822     -24      819
 SINCE 7/1       1106              1372    -266     1365
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/300    DATE  11/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/270    DATE  11/06

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      5

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

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