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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
755 AM EST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE BUFFALO NY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2016

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            58   12/26                         71  12/14
LOWEST              9   12/16                         23  12/28
                        12/15
AVG. MAXIMUM     36.2              36.1     0.1     48.6
AVG. MINIMUM     26.1              24.1     2.0     35.6
MEAN             31.2              30.1     1.1     42.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      9              10.6    -1.6        1
DAYS MIN <= 32     23              24.3    -1.3       11
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.5    -0.5        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.71   1990
 MINIMUM         0.69   1943
TOTALS           4.06              3.89    0.17     2.90
DAYS >= .01        19                                 16
DAYS >= .10        12                                 10
DAYS >= .50         2                                  2
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.21   11/30 TO 12/01           12/26 TO 12/27
                                                          12/27 TO 12/27
                                                          12/27 TO 12/27

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           82.7   2001
TOTALS           30.1              27.4     2.7      1.0
SINCE 7/1        31.0              36.2    -5.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      3                 4      -1        0
DAYS >= 1.0         6               6.5    -0.5        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        13   12/17                          1  12/29
 24 HR TOTAL      9.6   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1040              1082     -42      703
 SINCE 7/1       2010              2415    -405     1747
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        939               544     395      657
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/240
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/220    DATE  12/27

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            1
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         24

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       9
LIGHT SNOW               23     SLEET                      1
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      9

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

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