Climatological Report (Monthly)
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000 CXUS51 KLWX 011816 CLMDCA CLIMATE REPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 115 PM EST MON DEC 1 2014 ................................... ...THE WASHINGTON NATIONAL DC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 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 NORMAL ............................................................. TEMPERATURE (F) RECORD HIGH 86 11/01/1974 LOW 11 11/30/1929 HIGHEST 74 11/24 75 -1 LOWEST 22 11/19 27 -5 AVG. MAXIMUM 56.0 57.9 -1.9 54.8 AVG. MINIMUM 39.9 41.2 -1.3 38.5 MEAN 48.0 49.6 -1.6 DAYS MAX >= 90 0 0.0 0.0 DAYS MAX <= 32 0 0.0 0.0 DAYS MIN <= 32 5 3.5 1.5 DAYS MIN <= 0 0 0.0 0.0 PRECIPITATION (INCHES) RECORD MAXIMUM 7.18 1877 MINIMUM 0.29 1981 TOTALS 2.64 3.17 -0.53 2.92 DAILY AVG. 0.09 0.11 -0.02 DAYS >= .01 8 8.6 -0.6 DAYS >= .10 5 5.3 -0.3 DAYS >= .50 3 2.3 0.7 DAYS >= 1.00 1 0.9 0.1 GREATEST 24 HR. TOTAL 1.06 11/26 TO 11/26 11/25 TO 11/26 11/26 TO 11/26 SNOWFALL (INCHES) RECORDS TOTAL 11.5 1987 TOTALS T 0.5 -0.5 SINCE 7/1 T 0.5 -0.5 SNOWDEPTH AVG. 0 DAYS >= TRACE 2 0.2 1.8 DAYS >= 1.0 0 0.1 -0.1 GREATEST SNOW DEPTH 0 MM 24 HR TOTAL T DEGREE_DAYS HEATING TOTAL 505 466 39 543 SINCE 7/1 607 695 -88 708 COOLING TOTAL 0 2 -2 2 SINCE 1/1 1712 1549 163 1719 .............................................................. WIND (MPH) AVERAGE WIND SPEED 9.0 HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 33/340 DATE 11/02 HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION 43/330 DATE 11/02 SKY COVER POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT) MM AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.60 NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR 5 NUMBER OF DAYS PC 14 NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY 11 AVERAGE RH (PERCENT) 52 WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH THUNDERSTORM 0 MIXED PRECIP 0 HEAVY RAIN 2 RAIN 5 LIGHT RAIN 11 FREEZING RAIN 0 LT FREEZING RAIN 0 HAIL 0 HEAVY SNOW 0 SNOW 1 LIGHT SNOW 2 SLEET 1 FOG 7 FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE 1 HAZE 3 - INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS. R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED. MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING. T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT. && WASHINGTON DC...REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT... BOTH THE MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE AND MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IN WASHINGTON DC THIS NOVEMBER 2014 WERE BELOW NORMAL. FOR THE SECOND CONSECUTIVE NOVEMBER...AT LEAST 10 DAYS HAD HIGH TEMPERATURES BELOW 50 DEGREES. THE LAST TIME THIS HAPPENED IN TWO CONSECUTIVE YEARS WAS 1995 AND 1996. DESPITE BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES OVERALL...A HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 74 DEGREES ON THE 24TH TIED THE DAILY RECORD PREVIOUSLY SET IN 1958. FOR THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR...SNOW WAS OBSERVED IN DC IN NOVEMBER. THIS IS THE LONGEST STRETCH SINCE SNOW WAS OBSERVED IN 7 CONSECUTIVE NOVEMBERS FROM 1991 TO 1997. $$ DH/SMZ

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