Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
625 AM EST WED JAN 1 2014

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...THE ROCHESTER NY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2013

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            62   12/05                         70  12/04
LOWEST             -4   12/17                         16  12/29
AVG. MAXIMUM     35.6              36.5    -0.9     41.7
AVG. MINIMUM     21.5              23.5    -2.0     30.6
MEAN             28.5              30.0    -1.5     36.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     14              10.4     3.6        8
DAYS MIN <= 32     28              24.9     3.1       22
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               0.4     1.6        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.17   1878
 MINIMUM         0.62   1958
TOTALS           2.99              2.63    0.36     3.57
DAYS >= .01        23                                 17
DAYS >= .10         8                                 11
DAYS >= .50         1                                  1
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.16   12/21 TO 12/22

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           46.5   2010
TOTALS           22.5              21.8     0.7     22.6
SINCE 7/1        36.0              29.2     6.8     23.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                 3      -1        2
DAYS >= 1.0         7               6.3     0.7        6
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   12/15                         11  12/30
 24 HR TOTAL      4.5   12/14

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1125              1085      40      887
 SINCE 7/1       2497              2453      44     2176
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        660               539     121      802
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/260
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/270    DATE  12/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            0
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         25

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          5     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       8
LIGHT SNOW               20     SLEET                      2
FOG                      24     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                     15

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

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