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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
622 AM EST FRI JAN 1 2016

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...THE ROCHESTER NY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              72   12/03/1982
 LOW              -16   12/20/1942
HIGHEST            69   12/14                         57  12/24
LOWEST             24   12/28                         16  12/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     49.3              36.5    12.8     39.9
AVG. MINIMUM     35.1              23.5    11.6     28.9
MEAN             42.2              30.0    12.2     34.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0              10.4   -10.4        6
DAYS MIN <= 32     10              24.9   -14.9       23
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.4    -0.4        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.17   1878
 MINIMUM         0.62   1958
TOTALS           2.73              2.63    0.10     2.31
DAYS >= .01        15                                 16
DAYS >= .10         9                                  7
DAYS >= .50         2                                  1
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.68   12/28 TO 12/29

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           46.5   2010
TOTALS            2.3              21.8   -19.5     16.6
SINCE 7/1         3.5              29.2   -25.7     25.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 3      -3        1
DAYS >= 1.0         1               6.3    -5.3        4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   12/29                         11  12/11
 24 HR TOTAL      2.0   12/28

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     699              1085    -386      940
 SINCE 7/1       1739              2453    -714     2220
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        698               539     159      542
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/270
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/240    DATE  12/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            0
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         21

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      2
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      1

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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