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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
622 AM EST FRI JAN 1 2016

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...THE BUFFALO NY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2015

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            71   12/14                         57  12/24
LOWEST             23   12/28                         15  12/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     48.6              36.1    12.5     38.8
AVG. MINIMUM     35.6              24.1    11.5     28.3
MEAN             42.1              30.1    12.0     33.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1              10.6    -9.6        8
DAYS MIN <= 32     11              24.3   -13.3       23
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.5    -0.5        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.71   1990
 MINIMUM         0.69   1943
TOTALS           2.90              3.89   -0.99     2.15
DAYS >= .01        16                                 11
DAYS >= .10        10                                  8
DAYS >= .50         2                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.88   12/26 TO 12/27

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           82.7   2001
TOTALS            1.0              27.4   -26.4     11.3
SINCE 7/1         1.0              36.2   -35.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 4      -4        1
DAYS >= 1.0         0               6.5    -6.5        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   12/29                          6  12/12
                                                          12/11
 24 HR TOTAL      0.9   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     703              1082    -379      968
 SINCE 7/1       1747              2415    -668     2266
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        657               544     113      516
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/240
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/250    DATE  12/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
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              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               21     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      1
FOG                      24     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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