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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
904 AM EST SUN JAN 1 2017

...MONTHLY CLIMATE DATA FOR DECEMBER 2016...

********* PITTSBURGH MONTHLY SUMMARY **********

THE PITTSBURGH PA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER, 2016.
THE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE PERIOD WAS 66.  THE RECORD MAXIMUM
TEMPERATURE IS 74 DEGREES WHICH WAS SET IN 1982.  THE MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE WAS 5.  THE RECORD MINIMUM TEMPERATURE IS -12 DEGREES
WHICH WAS LAST SET IN 1989.  THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 33.6
DEGREES WHICH IS 1.2 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF
32.4 DEGREES.  THE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE DID NOT EXCEED 90 DEGREES.
THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE DROPPED BELOW 32 DEGREES ON 23 DAYS THIS
PERIOD.  A TOTAL OF 3.43 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL DURING THE
PERIOD WHICH IS 0.58 INCHES ABOVE THE NORMAL AMOUNT OF 2.85.  14
DAYS WITH GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 0.01 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WERE
OBSERVED.  0.10 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION OR GREATER FELL ON 7 DAYS.
0.50 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION OR GREATER WERE OBSERVED ON 2 DAYS.
THERE WERE NO DAYS WITH PRECIPITATION GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 1.00
INCHES.  THE MAXIMUM 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION WAS 1.24 INCHES BETWEEN
DECEMBER 17 AND 18TH.  THE AVERAGE DAILY PRECIPITATION FOR THE
PERIOD WAS 0.11 INCHES.  A TOTAL OF 6.0 INCHES OF .  THE NORMAL
AMOUNT OF SNOWFALL IS 8.3 INCHES.  THERE WERE 969 HEATING DEGREE
DAYS THIS PERIOD WHICH IS 43 BELOW THE NORMAL AMOUNT OF 1,012 DAYS.
THE MEAN WIND FOR THE PERIOD WAS 9 MILES PER HOUR.  THE MAXIMUM WIND
WAS 30 MILES PER HOUR FROM THE NORTHWEST AND OCCURRED ON DECEMBER
30.  THE MAXIMUM WIND GUST WAS 38 MILES PER HOUR FROM THE NORTHWEST
AND OCCURRED ON DECEMBER 30.

DECEMBER PITTSBURGH

AVG TEMP  PRECIPITATION SNOWFALL

35.7       2.47           1.2      2011
38.1       5.53           13.7     2012
34.1       3.26           15.0     2013
35.5       2.63           0.2      2014
44.5       3.05           0.3      2015


********* ZANESVILLE MONTHLY SUMMARY **********

THE ZANESVILLE OH CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER, 2016.
THE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE PERIOD WAS 69.  THE RECORD MAXIMUM
TEMPERATURE IS 76 DEGREES.  THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS 2.  THIS
TIES THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 2 DEGREES WHICH WAS SET IN 2016.  THE
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 33.2 DEGREES WHICH IS 0.6 DEGREES ABOVE THE
NORMAL AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 32.6 DEGREES.  THE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE
DID NOT EXCEED 90 DEGREES.  THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE DROPPED BELOW 32
DEGREES ON 23 DAYS THIS PERIOD.  A TOTAL OF 4.26 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION FELL DURING THE PERIOD WHICH IS 1.68 INCHES ABOVE THE
NORMAL AMOUNT OF 2.58.  15 DAYS WITH GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 0.01
INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WERE OBSERVED.  0.10 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION
OR GREATER FELL ON 9 DAYS.  0.50 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION OR GREATER
WERE OBSERVED ON 3 DAYS.  1 DAY WITH GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 1.00
INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS OBSERVED.  THE MAXIMUM 24 HOUR
PRECIPITATION WAS 1.76 INCHES BETWEEN DECEMBER 17 AND 18TH.  THE
AVERAGE DAILY PRECIPITATION FOR THE PERIOD WAS 0.14 INCHES.  THERE
WERE 976 HEATING DEGREE DAYS THIS PERIOD WHICH IS 28 BELOW THE
NORMAL AMOUNT OF 1,004 DAYS.  THE MEAN WIND FOR THE PERIOD WAS 7
MILES PER HOUR.  THE MAXIMUM WIND WAS 37 MILES PER HOUR FROM THE
WEST AND OCCURRED ON DECEMBER 29.  THE MAXIMUM WIND GUST WAS 49
MILES PER HOUR FROM THE WEST AND OCCURRED ON DECEMBER 29.

DECEMBER

AVG TEMP PRECIPITATION

37.7     3.65             2011
37.9     5.58             2012
34.0     4.14             2013
35.9     3.27             2014
46.2     3.33             2015

********* MORGANTOWN MONTHLY SUMMARY **********

THE MORGANTOWN WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER, 2016.
THE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE PERIOD WAS 69.  THE RECORD MAXIMUM
TEMPERATURE IS 77 DEGREES.  THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS 5.  THE
RECORD MINIMUM TEMPERATURE IS 0 DEGREES WHICH WAS SET IN 2010.  THE
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 36.5 DEGREES WHICH IS 1.7 DEGREES ABOVE THE
NORMAL AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 34.8 DEGREES.  THE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE
DID NOT EXCEED 90 DEGREES.  THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE DROPPED BELOW 32
DEGREES ON 20 DAYS THIS PERIOD.  A TOTAL OF 4.05 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION FELL DURING THE PERIOD WHICH IS 1.14 INCHES ABOVE THE
NORMAL AMOUNT OF 2.91.  15 DAYS WITH GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 0.01
INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WERE OBSERVED.  0.10 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION
OR GREATER FELL ON 8 DAYS.  0.50 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION OR GREATER
WERE OBSERVED ON 4 DAYS.  THERE WERE NO DAYS WITH PRECIPITATION
GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 1.00 INCHES.  THE MAXIMUM 24 HOUR
PRECIPITATION WAS 0.91 INCHES ON DECEMBER 18, BETWEEN DECEMBER 17
AND 18TH AND ON DECEMBER 18.  THE AVERAGE DAILY PRECIPITATION FOR
THE PERIOD WAS 0.13 INCHES.  THERE WERE 876 HEATING DEGREE DAYS THIS
PERIOD WHICH IS 60 BELOW THE NORMAL AMOUNT OF 936 DAYS.  THE MEAN
WIND FOR THE PERIOD WAS 6 MILES PER HOUR.  THE MAXIMUM WIND WAS 24
MILES PER HOUR FROM THE SOUTHWEST AND OCCURRED ON DECEMBER 31.  THE
MAXIMUM WIND GUST WAS 38 MILES PER HOUR FROM THE WEST AND OCCURRED
ON DECEMBER 29.

DECEMBER

AVG TEMP PRECIPITATION

40.6      3.95            2011
41.0      5.25            2012
37.8      4.53            2013
38.5      2.89            2014
48.0      3.78            2015

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