Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
747 AM PST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE SALEM OR CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            52                                 62  12/08
LOWEST             16                                 25  12/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     42.5              46.2    -3.7     49.1
AVG. MINIMUM     31.1              34.0    -2.9     39.3
MEAN             36.8              40.1    -3.3     44.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               0.7     1.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     19              12.0     7.0        3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        17.54   1933
 MINIMUM         1.26   1976
TOTALS           5.15              6.86   -1.71    15.24
DAYS >= .01        20              18.2     1.8       27
DAYS >= .10        12              13.1    -1.1       21
DAYS >= .50         4               4.9    -0.9       12
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.7    -1.7        4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.83   12/10 TO 12/11

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     866               772      94      638
 SINCE 7/1       1670              1889    -219     1518
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        465               290     175      682
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.4
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/191
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/180    DATE  12/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/170    DATE  12/27

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            2
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             16
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         13

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     83

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               21     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      0
FOG                      29     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      9
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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