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National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA
235 AM EST Tue Jan 2 2018

...Monthly Climate Data for December 2017...

***********Pittsburgh Monthly Summary**********

The Pittsburgh PA Climate Summary for the month of December,2017.

The maximum temperature for the period was 59 which occurred on the
4th. The record maximum temperature for November is 74 degrees,
which was set in 1982. The minimum temperature for the month was 0,
which occurred on the 31st. The record minimum temperature for
December is -12 degrees, which was set in 1983 and 1989. The average
temperature was 30.6 degrees, which is 1.8 degrees below the normal
average temperature of 32.4 degrees. The maximum temperature was 32
degrees or lower 10 times. The minimum temperature fell below 32
degrees 25 times and below 0 1 time. A total of 1.77 inches of
precipitation fell during the period, which is 1.08 inches below the
normal amount of 2.85. 16 days with greater than or equal to 0.01
inches of precipitation were observed. 0.10 inches of precipitation
or greater fell on 5 days. Neither 0.50 inches or 1.00 inches of
precipitation or greater was observed. The maximum 24 hour
precipitation was 0.47 inches on December 23. The average daily
precipitation for the period was 0.06 inches. There were 1057
heating degree days this month, which is 45 above the normal amount
of 1012. The mean wind for the period was 7.5 miles per hour. The
maximum wind was 32 miles per hour from the west and occurred on
December 25. The maximum wind gust was 41 miles per hour from the
west and occurred on December 25.


***********Zanesville Monthly Summary**********

The Zanesville OH Climate Summary for the month of December,2017.

The maximum temperature for the period was 58 which occurred on the
4th. The record maximum temperature for December is 76 degrees,
which was set in 1982. The minimum temperature for the month was -2,
which occurred on the 31st. The record minimum temperature for
December is -17 degrees, which was set in 1989. The average
temperature was 30.6 degrees, which is 2.0 degrees below the normal
average temperature of 32.6 degrees. The maximum temperature was 32
degrees or lower 10 times. The minimum temperature fell below 32
degrees 27 times and below 0 1 time. A total of 1.34 inches of
precipitation fell during the period, which is 1.24 inches below the
normal amount of 2.58. 11 days with greater than or equal to 0.01
inches of precipitation were observed. 0.10 inches of precipitation
or greater fell on 2 days. 0.50 inches of precipitation or greater
was observed on 1 day. 1.00 inches of precipitation or greater was
not observed. The maximum 24 hour precipitation was 0.74 inches on
December 23. The average daily precipitation for the period was 0.04
inches. There were 1061 heating degree days this month, which is 57
above the normal amount of 1004. The mean wind for the period was
6.6 miles per hour. The maximum wind was 29 miles per hour from the
west and occurred on December 25. The maximum wind gust was 45 miles
per hour from the west and occurred on December 25.


***********Morgantown Monthly Summary**********

The Morgantown WV Climate Summary for the month of December,2017.

The maximum temperature for the period was 63 which occurred on the
5th. The record maximum temperature for December is 77 degrees,
which was set in 1966 and 1971. The minimum temperature for the
month was 2, which occurred on the 28th. The record minimum
temperature for December is -13 degrees, which was set in 1983. The
average temperature was 32.4 degrees, which is 2.4 degrees below the
normal average temperature of 34.8 degrees. The maximum temperature
was 32 degrees or lower 8 times. The minimum temperature fell below
32 degrees 24 times. A total of 1.54 inches of precipitation fell
during the period, which is 1.37 inches below the normal amount of
2.91. 13 days with greater than or equal to 0.01 inches of
precipitation were observed. 0.10 inches of precipitation or greater
fell on 2 days. 0.50 inches of precipitation or greater were
observed on 2 days. 1.00 inches of precipitation or greater was not
observed. The maximum 24 hour precipitation was 0.76 inches on
December 23. The average daily precipitation for the period was 0.05
inches. There were 1004 heating degree days this month, which is 68
above the normal amount of 936. The mean wind for the period was 5.0
miles per hour. The maximum wind was 22 miles per hour from the west
and occurred on December 14. The maximum wind gust was 36 miles per
hour from the west and occurred on December 14.


***********Wheeling Monthly Summary**********

The Wheeling WV Climate Summary for the month of December,2017.

The maximum temperature for the period was 58 which occurred on the
4th. The record maximum temperature for December is 71 degrees,
which was set in 2001. The minimum temperature for the month was 0,
which occurred on the 28th. The record minimum temperature for
December is -11 degrees, which was set in 1932. The average
temperature was 29.6 degrees, which is 3.3 degrees below the normal
average temperature of 32.9 degrees. The maximum temperature was 32
degrees or lower 11 times. The minimum temperature fell below 32
degrees 27 times and below 0 1 time. A total of 1.17 inches of
precipitation fell during the period, which is 1.34 inches below the
normal amount of 2.51. 12 days with greater than or equal to 0.01
inches of precipitation were observed. 0.10 inches of precipitation
or greater fell on 2 days. 0.50 inches of precipitation or greater
was observed on 1 day. 1.00 inches of precipitation or greater was
not observed. The maximum 24 hour precipitation was 0.55 inches on
December 23. The average daily precipitation for the period was 0.04
inches. There were 1091 heating degree days this month, which is 94
above the normal amount of 997. The mean wind for the period was 8.8
miles per hour. The maximum wind was 33 miles per hour from the
southwest and occurred on December 25. The maximum wind gust was 44
miles per hour from the west and occurred on December 25.


***********New Philadelphia Monthly Summary**********

The New Philadelphia OH Climate Summary for the month of December,
2017.

The maximum temperature for the period was 57 which occurred on the
5th. The record maximum temperature for December is 76 degrees,
which was set in 1982. The minimum temperature for the month was -5,
which occurred on the 31st. The record minimum temperature for
December is -16 degrees, which was set in 1989. The average
temperature was 29.2 degrees, which is 3.4 degrees below the normal
average temperature of 32.6 degrees. The maximum temperature was 32
degrees or lower 11 times. The minimum temperature fell below 32
degrees 29 times and below 0 2 times. A total of 1.21 inches of
precipitation fell during the period, which is 1.46 inches below the
normal amount of 2.67. 9 days with greater than or equal to 0.01
inches of precipitation were observed. 0.10 inches of precipitation
or greater fell on 2 days. 0.50 inches of precipitation or greater
was observed on 1 day. 1.00 inches of precipitation or greater was
not observed. The maximum 24 hour precipitation was 0.77 inches on
December 23. The average daily precipitation for the period was 0.04
inches. There were 1100 heating degree days this month, which is 97
above the normal amount of 1003. The mean wind for the period was
5.7 miles per hour. The maximum wind was 24 miles per hour from the
northwest and occurred on December 12. The maximum wind gust was 37
miles per hour from the southwest and occurred on December 25.



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