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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
755 AM EST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE ROCHESTER NY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2016

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            52   12/27                         69  12/14
                        12/26
LOWEST              9   12/19                         24  12/28
AVG. MAXIMUM     37.2              36.5     0.7     49.3
AVG. MINIMUM     25.5              23.5     2.0     35.1
MEAN             31.3              30.0     1.3     42.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      7              10.4    -3.4        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     27              24.9     2.1       10
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.4    -0.4        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.17   1878
 MINIMUM         0.62   1958
TOTALS           2.91              2.63    0.28     2.73
DAYS >= .01        25                                 15
DAYS >= .10         8                                  9
DAYS >= .50         1                                  2
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.56   12/17 TO 12/18           12/28 TO 12/29
                                                          12/28 TO 12/28
                                                          12/28 TO 12/28

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           46.5   2010
TOTALS           29.3              21.8     7.5      2.3
SINCE 7/1        45.2              29.2    16.0      3.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      3                 3       0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         8               6.3     1.7        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        11   12/16                          2  12/29
 24 HR TOTAL     10.6   MM                       12/28 TO 12/28
                                                          12/28 TO 12/28
                                                          12/28 TO 12/28

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1035              1085     -50      699
 SINCE 7/1       2013              2453    -440     1739
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        978               539     439      698
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/270
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/270    DATE  12/15

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            0
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         22

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          4     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       9
LIGHT SNOW               22     SLEET                      0
FOG                      24     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      3

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

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