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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
852 AM EST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE ROCHESTER NY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2014

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            57   12/24                         62  12/05
LOWEST             16   12/31                         -4  12/17
AVG. MAXIMUM     39.9              36.5     3.4     35.6
AVG. MINIMUM     28.9              23.5     5.4     21.5
MEAN             34.4              30.0     4.4     28.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      6              10.4    -4.4       14
DAYS MIN <= 32     23              24.9    -1.9       28
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.4    -0.4        2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.17   1878
 MINIMUM         0.62   1958
TOTALS           2.31              2.63   -0.32     2.99
DAYS >= .01        16                                 23
DAYS >= .10         7                                  8
DAYS >= .50         1                                  1
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.79   12/10

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           46.5   2010
TOTALS           16.6              21.8    -5.2     22.5
SINCE 7/1        25.7              29.2    -3.5     36.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 3      -2        2
DAYS >= 1.0         4               6.3    -2.3        7
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        11   12/11                          8  12/15
 24 HR TOTAL      8.7   12/10

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     940              1085    -145     1125
 SINCE 7/1       2220              2453    -233     2497
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        542               539       3      660
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/250
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/250    DATE  12/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.90
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            0
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         26

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       6
LIGHT SNOW               13     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     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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