Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

Current Version | Previous Version | Graphics & Text | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50

000
CXUS51 KBUF 021357 CCA
CLMROC

CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
856 AM EST TUE JAN 2 2018

...................................

...THE ROCHESTER NY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              72   12/03/1982
 LOW              -16   12/20/1942
HIGHEST            54   12/05                         52  12/27
                                                          12/26
LOWEST              1   12/31                          9  12/19
                        12/28
AVG. MAXIMUM     31.5              36.5    -5.0     37.2
AVG. MINIMUM     20.4              23.5    -3.1     25.5
MEAN             26.0              30.0    -4.0     31.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     17              10.4     6.6        7
DAYS MIN <= 32     28              24.9     3.1       27
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.4    -0.4        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.17   1878
 MINIMUM         0.62   1958
TOTALS           2.24              2.63   -0.39     2.91
DAYS >= .01        21                                 25
DAYS >= .10         7                                  8
DAYS >= .50         1                                  1
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.63   12/22 TO 12/23           12/17 TO 12/18


SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           46.5   2010
TOTALS           34.7              21.8    12.9     29.3
SINCE 7/1        37.3              29.2     8.1     45.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      3                 3       0        3
DAYS >= 1.0        11               6.3     4.7        8
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         9   12/31                         11  12/16
 24 HR TOTAL      7.8   12/30 TO 12/31           12/18 TO 12/18


DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1202              1085     117     1035
 SINCE 7/1       2293              2453    -160     2013
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        655               539     116      978
.........................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/270
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/270    DATE  12/19

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            1
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              3
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         27

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               24     SLEET                      0
FOG                      25     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      3

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

$$


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.