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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
852 AM EST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE BUFFALO NY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 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              74   12/03/1982
 LOW              -10   12/25/1980
HIGHEST            57   12/24                         61  12/05
LOWEST             15   12/31                          2  12/25
AVG. MAXIMUM     38.8              36.1     2.7     34.3
AVG. MINIMUM     28.3              24.1     4.2     21.6
MEAN             33.5              30.1     3.4     28.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      8              10.6    -2.6       16
DAYS MIN <= 32     23              24.3    -1.3       27
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.5    -0.5        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.71   1990
 MINIMUM         0.69   1943
TOTALS           2.15              3.89   -1.74     4.93
DAYS >= .01        11                                 18
DAYS >= .10         8                                  9
DAYS >= .50         0                                  3
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.55   12/10 TO 12/11

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           82.7   2001
TOTALS           11.3              27.4   -16.1     28.5
SINCE 7/1        31.8              36.2    -4.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 4      -3        2
DAYS >= 1.0         3               6.5    -3.5        9
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   12/12                          9  12/18
                        12/11
 24 HR TOTAL      8.0   12/11 TO 12/11

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     968              1082    -114     1140
 SINCE 7/1       2266              2415    -149     2458
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        516               544     -28      611
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/240
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    57/240    DATE  12/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            0
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         22

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               2
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       8
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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