Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1043 AM MST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE ALBUQUERQUE  NM CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1897 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              72   12/04/1958
                        12/23/1915
 LOW              -16   12/26/1911
HIGHEST            63   12/03        61       2       64  12/03
LOWEST             13   12/31        11       2       11  12/06
                        12/30
AVG. MAXIMUM     49.1              46.1     3.0     46.4
AVG. MINIMUM     29.6              26.5     3.1     24.9
MEAN             39.4              36.3     3.1     35.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               1.6     0.4        1
DAYS MIN <= 32     20              25.0    -5.0       29
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.85   1959
 MINIMUM         0.00   1981
                        1956
                        1950
TOTALS           1.14              0.50    0.64     0.40
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.02    0.02     0.01
DAYS >= .01         8               4.2     3.8        3
DAYS >= .10         4               1.6     2.4        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.42   12/13 TO 12/13              0.25
                        12/13 TO 12/14

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           23.7   1959
TOTALS            1.2               2.7    -1.5      4.1
SINCE 7/1         1.2               4.0    -2.8      4.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.7    -0.7        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   12/14                          2  12/06
 24 HR TOTAL      0.8   MM                           3.7

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     787               890    -103      904
 SINCE 7/1       1470              1757    -287     1794
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1       1444              1322     122     1565
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    47/300    DATE  12/22
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/290    DATE  12/22

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             16
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     59

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      0

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

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THE AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE AT THE ALBUQUERQUE SUNPORT IN
DECEMBER 2014 WAS 49.1 DEGREES.  THE AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERTURE
WAS 29.6 DEGREES.

THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 63 DEGREES ON THE 3RD.
THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 13 DEGREES ON THE 30TH
AND 31ST.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 1.14 INCHES. TOTAL SNOWFALL
FOR THE MONTH WAS 1.2 INCHES.

AVERAGE WIND SPEED WAS 6.8 MILES AN HOUR.  THE PEAK WIND GUST
FOR THE MONTH WAS 56 MILES AN HOUR FROM THE WEST NORTHWEST...
AND OCCURRED ON THE 22ND.

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