Climatological Report (Monthly)
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002 CXUS51 KGYX 051533 CLMCON PWMCLMCON 000 TTAA00 KGYX 041641 CLIMATE REPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME 1033 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016 ................................... ...THE CONCORD NH CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2016... CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010 CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1868 TO 2016 WEATHER OBSERVED NORMAL DEPART LAST YEAR`S VALUE DATE(S) VALUE FROM VALUE DATE(S) NORMAL ................................................................ TEMPERATURE (F) RECORD HIGH 80 11/02/1950 11/02/1876 LOW -17 11/30/1875 HIGHEST 67 11/14 69 -2 74 11/06 11/08 11/05 LOWEST 23 11/29 11 12 16 11/18 11/28 AVG. MAXIMUM 51.7 48.4 3.3 54.6 AVG. MINIMUM 30.8 28.2 2.6 30.1 MEAN 41.2 38.3 2.9 42.3 DAYS MAX >= 90 0 0.0 0.0 0 DAYS MAX <= 32 0 1.0 -1.0 0 DAYS MIN <= 32 22 20.3 1.7 19 DAYS MIN <= 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 PRECIPITATION (INCHES) RECORD MAXIMUM 7.59 1937 MINIMUM 0.50 2012 1939 TOTALS 2.37 3.72 -1.35 1.90 DAILY AVG. 0.08 0.12 -0.04 0.06 DAYS >= .01 12 11.2 0.8 7 DAYS >= .10 7 6.7 0.3 5 DAYS >= .50 2 2.8 -0.8 1 DAYS >= 1.00 0 0.8 -0.8 0 GREATEST 24 HR. TOTAL 0.66 11/15 TO 11/16 SNOWFALL (INCHES) RECORDS TOTAL 25.0 1873 TOTALS 0.7 2.6 -1.9 0.0 SINCE 7/1 0.7 2.6 -1.9 0.0 SNOWDEPTH AVG. 0 DAYS >= TRACE 5 1.9 3.1 0 DAYS >= 1.0 0 0.9 -0.9 0 GREATEST SNOW DEPTH 1 11/21 24 HR TOTAL 0.7 11/20 TO 11/21 DEGREE_DAYS HEATING TOTAL 704 801 -97 672 SINCE 7/1 1252 1560 -308 1280 COOLING TOTAL 0 0 0 0 SINCE 1/1 715 452 263 595 ................................................................. WIND (MPH) AVERAGE WIND SPEED 5.5 HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 31/320 DATE 11/11 HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION 42/320 DATE 11/11 SKY COVER AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.50 AVERAGE RH (PERCENT) 69 WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH THUNDERSTORM 0 HEAVY RAIN 2 RAIN 5 LIGHT RAIN 13 FREEZING RAIN 0 LT FREEZING RAIN 1 HEAVY SNOW 0 SNOW 0 LIGHT SNOW 3 FOG 18 FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE 7 HAZE 2 - INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS. R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED. MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING. T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT. && NOVEMBER BEGAN WITH A TYPICAL FALL-LIKE WEATHER PATTERN FEATURING ALTERNATING PERIODS OF ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOLLOWED BY A COLD FRONT AND COOLER WEATHER. THE PATTERN BEGAN TO SHIFT TOWARD THE MIDDLE OF THE MONTH IN FAVOR OF THE WARMER WEATHER. ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES LASTED FROM THE 8TH THROUGH THE 20TH, INCLUDING A HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 67 DEGREES ON THE 14TH. BY THE 20TH A PATTERN SHIFT ARRIVED WITH THE FIRST ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL OF THE SEASON SIGNALING THE ARRIVAL OF COLDER WEATHER. FOR THE REST OF THE MONTH TEMPERATURES WERE NEAR OR BELOW NORMAL. ALTHOUGH PRECIPITATION WAS LIGHT THROUGH THE MONTH, IT WAS JUST ENOUGH TO PREVENT THE LONG TERM DROUGHT FROM WORSENING. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 41.2 DEGREES WHICH WAS 2.9 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE WARMEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD WAS 2006 WHEN THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE AS 43.3 DEGREES. THE COLDEST WAS IN 1873 AT ONLY 28.8 DEGREES. THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE OBSERVED THIS MONTH WAS 23 DEGREES ON THE 28TH AND 29TH. THIS WAS THE WARMEST MONTHLY LOW TEMPERATURE ON RECORD FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER. THE FOLLOWING TABLE LISTS THE YEARS WITH THE WARMEST MONTHLY LOW TEMPERATURES FOR NOVEMBER. LOWEST TEMPERATURE IN NOVEMBER (1868 TO PRESENT) RANK TEMP YEAR 1 23 2016 <=== 2 22 1915 22 1902 4 21 1979 5 20 1963 20 1921 20 1870 A TOTAL OF 2.37 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL WHICH WAS 1.35 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. THE HEAVIEST PRECIPITATION FELL ON THE 29TH AND 30TH WHEN 0.87 INCHES WAS MEASURED. THE DRIEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD WAS IN 2012 WHEN ONLY 0.50 INCHES WAS RECORDED. THE WETTEST WAS IN 1937 WITH 7.59 INCHES. THERE WAS A TOTAL OF 0.7 INCHES OF SNOWFALL WHICH WAS 1.9 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. ALL OF THIS SNOW FELL FROM THE 20TH INTO THE 21ST. SNOWFALL IN NOVEMBER IS QUITE VARIABLE. MEASURABLE SNOWFALL HAS BEEN OBSERVED IN NOVEMBER ABOUT 76 PERCENT OF THE TIME. THERE HAVE BEEN 5 YEARS IN WHICH NO SNOW WAS OBSERVED IN NOVEMBER, MOST RECENTLY IN 2015. THERE HAVE BEEN AN ADDITIONAL 31 YEARS WITH ONLY A TRACE OF SNOWFALL OBSERVED IN NOVEMBER, MOST RECENTLY IN 2010. NO DAILY RECORDS WERE SET OR TIED IN NOVEMBER 2016. $$ KIMBLE

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