Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
625 AM EST WED JAN 1 2014

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...THE BUFFALO NY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              74   12/03/1982
 LOW              -10   12/25/1980
HIGHEST            61   12/05                         65  12/04
LOWEST              2   12/25                         21  12/30
AVG. MAXIMUM     34.3              36.1    -1.8     41.8
AVG. MINIMUM     21.6              24.1    -2.5     30.8
MEAN             28.0              30.1    -2.1     36.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     16              10.6     5.4        6
DAYS MIN <= 32     27              24.3     2.7       21
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.5    -0.5        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.71   1990
 MINIMUM         0.69   1943
TOTALS           4.93              3.89    1.04     3.64
DAYS >= .01        18                                 19
DAYS >= .10         9                                 11
DAYS >= .50         3                                  1
DAYS >= 1.00        2                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.30   12/21 TO 12/22

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           82.7   2001
TOTALS           28.5              27.4     1.1     19.6
SINCE 7/1        38.5              36.2     2.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                 4      -2        2
DAYS >= 1.0         9               6.5     2.5        4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         9   12/18                         10  12/30
                                                          12/28
                                                          12/27
 24 HR TOTAL      5.6   12/12

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1140              1082      58      882
 SINCE 7/1       2458              2415      43     2161
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        611               544      67      875
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/240
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/250    DATE  12/09

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   22
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            0
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         23

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                5     SNOW                      11
LIGHT SNOW               19     SLEET                      2
FOG                      21     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                     12

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

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