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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA NEBRASKA
244 PM CST FRI JAN 6 2017

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...THE LINCOLN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1887 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST           101   06/15
LOWEST            -12   12/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     66.7
AVG. MINIMUM     43.3
MEAN             55.0
DAYS MAX >= 90     49
DAYS MAX <= 32     27
DAYS MIN <= 32    122
DAYS MIN <= 0       6

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS          28.90             28.95   -0.05
DAYS >= .01        85
DAYS >= .10        50
DAYS >= .50        26
DAYS >= 1.00        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.34   MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           14.8
DAYS >= TRACE      28
DAYS >= 1.0         4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   02/03
 24 HR TOTAL      6.4   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5007
COOLING TOTAL    1449
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/330    DATE  04/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/310    DATE  11/18



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

&&

...2016 YEARLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR LINCOLN...

THE YEAR 2016 WAS MUCH WARMER THAN NORMAL...WITH NEAR-NORMAL
PRECIPITATION. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 55.0 DEGREES WAS THE 4TH
WARMEST ON RECORD AND 3.5 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.  THE TOTAL
PRECIPITATION OF 28.90 INCHES WAS JUST 0.05 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. THE
CALENDAR YEAR SNOWFALL TOTAL OF 14.8 INCHES WAS 11.1 INCHES BELOW
NORMAL AND THE 6TH LEAST SNOWY ON RECORD (SINCE 1948). THE WINTER
SEASON 2015-16 SNOWFALL WAS 20.5 INCHES...WHICH IS 5.4 INCHES BELOW
NORMAL. ALL MONTHS IN 2016 HAD BELOW-NORMAL HEATING DEGREE
DAYS...AND ALL BUT DECEMBER WERE WARMER THAN NORMAL (WITH DECEMBER
JUST SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL).

JANUARY WAS SLIGHTLY WARMER...SLIGHTLY WETTER...AND SLIGHTLY SNOWIER
THAN NORMAL. THE MONTH BEGAN WITH MOSTLY ABOVE-NORMAL
TEMPERATURES...ALONG WITH WET DAYS ON THE 7TH AND 8TH. PRECIPITATION
TOTALLED NEAR A HALF INCH FOR THE TWO DAYS...WITH 0.4 INCHES OF
SNOW. AFTER A BRIEF DIP TO BELOW-NORMAL TEMPERATURES...LIGHT SNOW
RETURNED. TEMPERATURES PEAKED AT A MONTH-HIGH 53 DEGREES ON THE 14TH
(WHICH WAS REACHED AGAIN ON THE 30TH)...FOLLOWED BY A TEMPERATURE
DROP ON THE 16TH TO 19TH...WITH THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH
AT -9 DEBREES ON THE 17TH. ON THE 19TH...1.4 INCHES OF SNOW FELL.
THE MONTH ENDED ON A WARM STREAK...WITH ABOVE-NORMAL TEMPERATURES ON
THE 20TH TO 31ST. FREEZING DRIZZLE AND SNOW FELL ON THE 25TH...WITH
THE HIGHEST SNOWFALL OF THE MONTH AT 3.1 INCHES...IN AN OTHERWISE
DRY PERIOD.

FEBRUARY WAS THE 15TH WARMEST ON RECORD...WITH BELOW-NORMAL
PRECIPITATION BUT WITH SNOWFALL THAT WAS 1.7 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.
THE HARDEST WINTER PUNCH OF 2016 LANDED ON GROUNDHOG DAY...WITH NEAR-
BLIZZARD CONDITIONS IN AND AROUND LINCOLN ALONG WITH A DAILY RECORD
6.4 INCHES OF SNOW AND SLEET...WITH WINDS PEAKING AT 49 MPH. AN
ADDITIONAL 0.9 INCHES OF SNOW FELL ON THE 5TH...WHICH WAS THE FINAL
MEASURABLE SNOW OF THE 2015-2016 WINTER SEASON. THIS IS THE EARLIEST
LAST SNOWFALL ON RECORD (SINCE 1948) IN LINCOLN. TEMPERATURES
BOUNCED BETWEEN ABOVE- AND BELOW-NORMAL READINGS THROUGH THE
13TH...THEN REMAINED ABOVE NORMAL ALL BUT ONE DAY FROM THE 14TH
THROUGH THE 29TH. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH...A DAILY
RECORD 77 DEGREES...OCCURRED ON THE 27TH...BRINGING HIGH FIRE DANGER
WITH IT AS THE MONTH ENDED ON A VERY MILD NOTE.

FOR THE WINTER MONTHS OF DECEMBER 2015 THROUGH FEBRUARY 2016...THE
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 36.1 DEGREES WAS THE 7TH WARMEST ON RECORD
AND 5.0 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. DECEMBER AND FEBRUARY WERE
PARTICULARLY WARM...WITH TEMPERATURES ONLY SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL IN
JANUARY. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION OF 6.01 INCHES WAS THE WETTEST ON
RECORD...SURPASSING THE RECORD OF 5.22 INCHES SET IN 1914-1915...AND
WAS 3.65 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL. IN FACT...THE WETTEST WINTER ON RECORD
ALREADY WAS SET BEFORE FEBRUARY EVEN ARRIVED. THE PRECIPITATION
TOTAL WAS DRIVEN LARGELY BY RAINFALL IN DECEMBER. THE TOTAL SNOWFALL
FOR DECEMBER THROUGH FEBRUARY WAS 19.2 INCHES...WHICH WAS THE 24TH
HIGHEST TOTAL SINCE RECORDS BEGAN (1948) AND 2.3 INCHES ABOVE
NORMAL. FOR THE WINTER SEASON OF 2015-2016...THE SNOWFALL TOTAL WAS
20.5 INCHES...WHICH IS 5.4 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.

MARCH WAS DOMINATED BY WARM WEATHER AND WAS THE 5TH WARMEST MARCH ON
RECORD...WITH A FEW LIGHT RAIN EVENTS SPRINKLED THROUGH THE MONTH
AND NO MEASURABLE SNOWFALL. THE MONTH DID BEGIN COLD...THOUGH THE
COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 34 DEGREES ON THE 1ST...AS ALL DAYS
ROSE ABOVE FREEZING. TEMPERATURES QUICKLY REBOUNDED TO ABOVE-NORMAL
READINGS FROM THE 4TH TO THE 17TH...INCLUDING READINGS ON SEVERAL
DAYS THAT WERE 20 TO 30 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE HIGH TEMPERATURE
OF 80 DEGREES ON THE 7TH BROKE A DAILY RECORD...AND THE LOW OF 51
WAS THE WARMEST OF THE MONTH. A DRY SPELL THAT BEGAN IN FEBRUARY
CONTINUED THROUGH THE 11TH...FOLLOWED BY RAIN ON THE 12TH TO
14TH...WITH THUNDER ON THE 14TH. THE MONTH ENDED WITH TEMPERATURES
THAT OSCILLATED MORE AND WITH MORE FREQUENT LIGHT RAINS AND
OCCASIONAL THUNDER.

APRIL WAS THE 15TH WETTEST ON RECORD IN LINCOLN AND THE 18TH WARMEST.
APRIL FOOLED US BY STARTING COOL AND WET...WITH THE HIGH OF 45 ON
THE 1ST THE COLDEST OF THE MONTH.  THE WEATHER QUICKLY WARMED...WITH
THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH ON THE 3RD AT 85 DEGREES. A DRY
COLD FRONT BROUGHT GUSTY WINDS ON THE 7TH AND COOLER TEMPERATURES
THROUGH THE 12TH.  THE LAST FREEZE AND LAST HARD FREEZE OF THE YEAR
OCCURRED ON THE 12TH AT 23 DEGREES. TEMPERATURES REMAINED ABOVE
NORMAL FOR THE 13TH THROUGH THE 26TH...WITH A WETTER PERIOD FROM THE
17TH THROUGH THE END OF THE MONTH. THUNDER WAS REPORTED ON JUST TWO
DAYS NEAR THE END OF THE MONTH...AS RAIN FELL WITH MORE STABLE LOW-
PRESSURE SYSTEMS.

MAY TEMPERATURES RETURNED TO BEING ONLY SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL AND
WAS THE 12TH WETTEST ON RECORD. TEMPERATURES BEGAN ON THE COOL SIDE
BUT SWUNG TO WARM ON THE 4TH TO 11TH. IN FACT...THE WARMEST
TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH...89 DEGREES...OCCURED ON THE 6TH. THE 8TH-
11TH WAS PARTICULARLY WET AND STORMY...WITH THUNDER EACH DAY AND
1.95 INCHES OF RAIN. MAY 9 WAS PARTICULARLY STORMY AROUND
LINCOLN...WITH HAIL UP TO 5 INCHES IN DIAMETER AND TORNADOES AROUND
THE AREA. A COOL AND DRY PERIOD FOLLOWED...WITH ONLY ONE DAY WITH
MEASURABLE RAIN BETWEEN THE 13TH AND 21ST AND THE COLDEST
TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH FALLING ON THE 14TH AND 15TH. WARM AND WET
WEATHER RETURNED ON THE 22ND THROUGH THE END OF THE MONTH...WITH
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FROM THE 23RD TO 27TH AND ON THE 30TH.

FOR THE SPRING MONTHS OF MARCH THROUGH MAY...THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
OF 55.1 DEGREES WAS THE 4TH WARMEST SPRING ON RECORD AND 3.8 DEGREES
ABOVE NORMAL. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION OF 13.66 INCHES WAS 4.73
INCHES ABOVE NORMAL AND THE 12TH WETTEST SPRING ON RECORD. THE LAST
FREEZE OF 23 DEGREES ON THE 12TH WAS TEN DAYS EARLIER THAN THE
PERIOD-OF-RECORD AVERAGE OF APRIL 22...AND IT ALSO WAS THE LAST HARD
FREEZE...MAKING IT ONE DAY LATER THAN THE PERIOD-OF-RECORD AVERAGE
OF APRIL 11. THOUGH THE LAST FREEZE ACTUALLY WAS EARLY...EVEN WITH A
FEW FREEZES EARLIER IN APRIL...THE WARM EARLY SPRING DID ALLOW FOR
SOME EARLY GROWTH IN THE REGION THAT MADE LOCAL VEGETATION UNUSUALLY
SUSCEPTIBLE FOR THE TIME OF YEAR.

JUNE WAS THE 3RD WARMEST AND 3RD DRIEST ON RECORD IN LINCOLN. FOR
THE FIRST TIME ON RECORD...ALL 30 DAYS OF JUNE HAD TEMPERATURES OF
80 DEGREES OR WARMER. JUST TWO DAYS OF THE MONTH...THE 7TH AND
23RD...HAD A DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE THAT WAS BELOW NORMAL. THE
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH AND OF 2016 WAS 101 DEGREES ON THE
15TH...AND THE TEMPERATURE ALSO REACHED 100 ON THE 17TH. THROUGH THE
17TH...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OCCURRED ON JUST ONE DAY...THE 3RD.
AFTER A HALF INCH OF RAIN IN THUNDERSTORMS ON THE 18TH...DRY WEATHER
SET IN AGAIN...WITH JUST 0.01 INCHES OF RAIN THROUGH THE REST OF THE
MONTH.

JULY WAS THE 31ST WETTEST ON RECORD...WITH TEMPERATURES EVER SO
SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL.  THE MONTH STARTED COOL...WITH THE COOLEST
TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH ON THE 1ST AT 57 DEGREES AND THE COOLEST
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH ON THE 3RD AT A DAILY RECORD COOL
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 69 DEGREES...ALONG WITH 0.88 INCHES OF PLAIN
RAIN (NO THUNDER) ON THE 2ND. CONDITIONS TURNED WARMER FROM THE 5TH
THROUGH THE 13TH...WITH PERIODIC RAIN AND THUNDER. STORMS ON THE 7TH
BROUGHT 2.34 INCHES OF RAIN...THE RAINIEST DAY OF THE YEAR. A HEAT
WAVE BROUGHT MUCH ABOVE-NORMAL TEMPERATURES ON THE 20TH TO 23RD.
TEMPERATURES SET NO RECORDS...BUT THE HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 90S
AND LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S WERE THE WARMEST OF THE MONTH AND
WERE ACCOMPANIED BY HUMID CONDITIONS AND HEAT INDICES IN THE 110S.
THE WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE OF THE YEAR OCCURRED ON THE 21ST...AT 79
DEGREES. HEAT BROKE ON THE 23RD...AND TEMPERATURES RETURNED TO
READINGS WITHIN A FEW DEGREES OF NORMAL FOR THE REST OF THE
MONTH...WITH RAIN MEASURED ON EACH OF THE LAST THREE DAYS OF THE
MONTH.

AUGUST AGAIN WAS EVER SO SLIGHTLY WARMER THAN NORMAL...WITH
NEAR=NORMAL RAIN. THE MONTH WAS MARKED BY SHORT-LIVED SWINGS BETWEEN
ABOVE- AND BELOW-NORMAL TEMPERATURES...WITH NONE STRAYING TOO FAR
FROM NORMAL...AND BY PERIODIC SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. THOUGH RAIN
WAS MEASURED ON 11 DAYS...NO CALENDAR DAY SAW AN INCH OR MORE OF
RAINFALL.  THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH...96
DEGREES...OCCURRED ON THE 11TH IN THE MIDST OF ONE OF THE WARMER
SPELLS.  THE LOW OF 52 ON THE 21ST WAS THE COOLEST READING OF THE
MONTH.

FOR THE SUMMER MONTHS OF JUNE THROUGH AUGUST...THE AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF 77.4 DEGREES WAS 2.2 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL AND THE
20TH WARMEST SUMMER ON RECORD. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION OF 9.08
INCHES WAS 2.16 INCHES BELOW NORMAL AND THE 39TH DRIEST ON RECORD.

SEPTEMBER WAS THE 20TH WARMEST...WITH NEAR-NORMAL PRECIPITATION.
ONLY ONE DAY IN THE MONTH HAD TEMPERATURES THAT DID NOT REACH THE
70S...ON THE 13TH AT 63 DEGREES. TEMPERATURES RAMPED UP FROM
SLIGHTLY BELOW- TO ABOVE-NORMAL READINGS THROUGH THE 4TH...PEAKING
WITH HIGHS IN THE 90S AND LOWS IN THE 70S FOR THE 5TH TO 7TH. A
FRONT ON THE 9TH BROUGHT 0.78 INCHES OF RAIN IN THUNDERSTORMS...AND
ALSO A RETURN TO TEMPERATURES FLUCTUATING ABOVE AND BELOW NORMAL
THROUGH THE 14TH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WERE FREQUENT FROM THE
9TH TO THE 16TH...WITH RAIN MEASURED ON SIX OF THOSE DAYS AND
THUNDER ON FIVE. FROM THE 15TH TO THE 27TH...WARM WEATHER WAS
PARTICULARLY DOMINANT. THE PEAK OF WARMTH OCCURRED ON THE 20TH TO
24TH...WITH A RECORD WARM HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE 20TH AND A RECORD
WARM LOW ON THE 21ST. WARM WEATHER BROKE ON THE 24TH WITH THE LAST
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OF THE MONTH...WITH TEMPERATURES REMAINING
NEAR NORMAL FROM THE 25TH THROUGH THE 30TH.

OCTOBER WAS THE 18TH WARMEST ON RECORD AND THE WARMEST SINCE
1971...WITH NEAR-NORMAL PRECIPITATION. TEMPERATURES WERE
PREDOMINANTLY ABOVE NORMAL THROUGHOUT THE MONTH...RARELY EVEN
DIPPING TO NEAR NORMAL...LET ALONE BELOW NORMAL. THUNDERSTORMS
BROUGHT AROUND THREE-QUARTERS OF AN INCH OF RAINFALL ON BOTH THE 4TH
AND 6TH...WITH ANOTHER ROUND OF STORMS AND AROUND A TENTH OF AN INCH
OF RAINFALL ON THE 10TH. THE LOW OF 28 DEGREES ON THE 13TH MARKED A
FIRST FREEZE AND A FIRST HARD FREEZE OF THE SEASON. WARMER AND
MAINLY DRY WEATHER FOLLOWED...PEAKING WITH A DAILY RECORD WARM
TEMPERATURE ON THE 20TH. IN FACT...THE HIGH TEMPERATURE EVEN REACHED
THE 80S ON THE 28TH...AND EVEN THOUGH THE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS ONLY
IN THE 50S ON THE 30TH...THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE STILL REGISTERED
ABOVE NORMAL FOR THE DAY. THROUGHOUT THE MONTH OF OCTOBER...THE HIGH
TEMPERATURE FELL BELOW 60 DEGREES JUST THREE TIMES...WHICH IS THE
4TH FEWEST ON RECORD.

NOVEMBER WAS THE 4TH WARMEST ON RECORD...AS MUCH OF THE MONTH WAS
DOMINATED BY WELL ABOVE-NORMAL TEMPERATURES. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION
WAS LESS THAN HALF OF NORMAL. THE 1ST THROUGH 17TH WAS DOMINATED BY
TEMPERATURES THAT WERE MUCH WARMER THAN NORMAL...INCLUDING SEVERAL
HIGHS IN THE 60S AND 70S...ALONG WITH LITTLE PRECIPITATION. THE
WARMEST TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH OCCURRED ON THE 16TH AT 80
DEGREES...WHICH WAS NOT ONLY A DAILY RECORD WARM TEMPERATURE...IT
WAS ALSO THE LATEST 80+ DEGREE READING ON RECORD IN LINCOLN. ONE
BELOW-AVERAGE DAY WAS NOTED IN THE PERIOD...ON THE 12TH...WITH A LOW
OF 22 DEGREES. A STRONG COLD FRONT ON THE 18TH BROUGHT WINDS GUSTING
AS HIGH AS 54 MPH...FOLLOWED BY THE ONLY OTHER DAY IN NOVEMBER WITH
A BELOW-AVERAGE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE ON THE 19TH. TEMPERATURES
REBOUNDED TO ABOVE TO WELL ABOVE-NORMAL READINGS FROM THE 21ST
THROUGH THE 30TH...WITH THREE DAYS OF MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION AND
TRACES OF RAIN OR SNOW ON SEVERAL OTHER DAYS.

FOR THE FALL MONTHS OF SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER-NOVEMBER...THE AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF 58.3 DEGREES WAS 5.6 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL AND THE 4TH
WARMEST ON RECORD IN LINCOLN. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION OF 5.89 INCHES
WAS 0.53 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. NO SNOW WAS RECORDED IN THE
FALL...WHICH IS 2.8 INCHES LESS THAN NORMAL. THE FIRST FREEZE
OCCURRED ON OCTOBER 13TH AT 28 DEGREES...WHICH WAS FOUR DAYS LATER
THAN THE PERIOD-OF-RECORD AVERAGE. THE 28-DEGREE READING ON OCTOBER
13TH ALSO WAS THE FIRST HARD FREEZE...WHICH WAS TEN DAYS EARLIER
THAN THE PERIOD-OF-RECORD AVERAGE OF OCTOBER 23. ONLY 15 DAYS HAD
LOW TEMPERATURE AT OR BELOW FREEZING...WHICH IS THE 8TH FEWEST ON
RECORD. THERE WERE 57 DAYS WITH A MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 70 DEGREES
OR HIGHER...WHICH IS THE MOST ON RECORD FOR THE FALL
MONTHS...SURPASSING THE RECORD OF 54 DAYS IN 1953.

DECEMBER SQUEAKED IN AS JUST SLIGHTLY COOLER THAN NORMAL AND WAS THE
20TH WETTEST ON RECORD...DESPITE RECIVING ONLY 1.7 INCHES OF SNOW. A
QUICK 1.5 INCHES OF SLUSHY SNOW FELL ON THE 3RD AND QUICKLY MELTED.
THE GAP OF SNOW-FREE DAYS BETWEEN FEBRUARY 5 AND DECEMBER 3 WAS THE
SECOND LONGEST SNOW-FREE STREAK ON RECORD...BEHIND A STREAK IN 2012
ENDING ON DECEMBER 18. THE 7TH THROUGH THE 19TH MARKED A PROLONGED
COLD SPELL...WITH TEMPERATURES RISING ABOVE FREEZING ON ONLY ONE DAY
IN THAT TIME. THE COLDEST LOW OF THE MONTH AND YEAR OCCURRED ON THE
18TH AT -12 DEGREES.  A LIGHT DUSTING OF SNOW FELL ON THE 17TH
BEHIND A GLAZE OF FREEZING DRIZZLE ON THE 16TH.  TEMPERATURES
REBOUNDED ABOVE NORMAL ON THE 20TH AND REMAINED THERE FOR THE REST
OF THE MONTH. IT WAS A BROWN CHRISTMAS FOR LINCOLN.
INSTEAD...CHRISTMAS DAY WAS THE WARMEST OF THE MONTH FOR BOTH HIGH
AND LOW TEMPERATURES...WITH A HIGH OF 60 AND A LOW OF 35.  THE 0.92
INCHES OF RAIN THAT DAY WAS THE A DAILY RAINFALL RECORD. EVEN MORE
NOTABLY...THE RAINFALL WAS ACCOMPANIED BY A THUNDERSTORM ON
CHRISTMAS MORNING. TO ADD TO THE INTERESTING CHRISTMAS
WEATHER...WINDS GUSTED TO 48 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. MILD AND DRY
CONDITIONS WERE OBSERVED FOR THE REST OF DECEMBER.


                       2016 STATISTICS
          TEMPERATURE                   PRECIPITATION
MONTH  AVG. DEPART.  MAX  MIN     TOTAL  DEPART. SNOW/SLEET TSTORM DAYS
JAN    26.4   1.8     53   -9     0.83    0.19    5.8         0
FEB    34.8   5.8     77    6     0.76   -0.01    7.3         0
MAR    47.5   7.4     81   17     0.93   -1.00      T         3
APR    55.1   3.5     85   23     4.37    1.66      0         2
MAY    62.7   0.4     89   38     5.42    1.13      0         9
JUN    78.8   6.2    101   52     0.58   -3.77      0         5
JUL    77.8   0.2     99   57     4.67    1.27      0        10
AUG    75.5   0.2     96   52     3.83    0.34      0        12
SEP    70.2   4.2     96   42     3.38    0.36      0         7
OCT    58.2   5.0     84   28     1.86   -0.11      0         2
NOV    46.5   7.6     80   21     0.65   -0.78      T         0
DEC    26.6  -0.2     60  -12     1.62    0.67    1.7         1
YEAR   55.0   3.5    101  -12    28.90   -0.05   14.8        51

           DEGREE DAYS
MONTH  HEATING  DEPART.  COOLING  DEPART.
JAN      1186     -66         0       0
FEB       867    -139         0       0
MAR       538    -235         1       0
APR       298    -119         8      -5
MAY       127     -20        62      -3
JUN         0     -16       420     178
JUL         0      -1       402      12
AUG         1      -4       336      12
SEP        39     -53       203      80
OCT       220    -161        17       2
NOV       548    -234         0       0
DEC      1183      -1         0       0
YEAR     5007   -1049      1449     276

       WIND GUST    SEA LEVEL PRESSURE
MONTH  MAX          MAX     MIN
JAN    37           30.57   29.46
FEB    50           30.70   29.33
MAR    52           30.48   29.36
APR    54           30.36   29.33
MAY    49           30.38   29.50
JUN    39           30.23   29.60
JUL    46           30.21   29.56
AUG    45           30.21   29.69
SEP    46           30.47   29.75
OCT    39           30.43   29.30
NOV    54           30.63   29.13
DEC    48           30.74   29.45
YEAR   54           30.74   29.13

       EXTREMES                    READING   DATE
WARMEST HIGH TEMPERATURE           100       JUNE 15
COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE            11       JANUARY 17
COLDEST LOW TEMPERATURE            -12       DECEMBER 18
WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE             79       JULY 21
LAST SPRING FREEZE (32 DEGREES)     23       APRIL 12
FIRST FALL FREEZE (32 DEGREES)      28       OCTOBER 13
HIGHEST DAILY PRECIPITATION          2.34    JULY 7
HIGHEST DAILY SNOWFALL               6.4     FEBRUARY 2
HIGHEST SNOW DEPTH                   5       FEBRUARY 3
LAST MEASURABLE SNOW (2014-15)       0.9     FEBRUARY 5
FIRST MEASURABLE SNOW (2015-16)      1.5     DECEMBER 3
HIGHEST WIND GUST                   54       APRIL 7, NOVEMBER 18
HIGHEST SURFACE PRESSURE            30.74    DECEMBER 9
LOWEST SURFACE PRESSURE             29.13    NOVEMBER 28

   DAILY RECORDS SET IN 2016
DATE          RECORD         READING   PREVIOUS RECORD
FEBRUARY 2    SNOWFALL         6.4     1.8 (1972)
FEBRUARY 18   WARM MAX TEMP   70       70 (TIES WITH 1930)
FEBRUARY 19   WARM MIN TEMP   46       46 (TIES WITH 1930)
FEBRUARY 27   WARM MAX TEMP   77       74 (1976)
MARCH 7       WARM MAX TEMP   80       74 (2000)
APRIL 16      WARM MIN TEMP   59       58 (1968)
JUNE 11       WARM MIN TEMP   76       76 (TIES WITH 1952)
JUNE 17       WARM MIN TEMP   78       74 (1929)
JULY 3        COLD MAX TEMP   69       70 (1905)
SEPTEMBER 20  WARM MAX TEMP   96       95 (1940)
SEPTEMBER 21  WARM MIN TEMP   75       70 (1986)
NOVEMBER 16   WARM MAX TEMP   80^      74 (1963)
DECEMBER 25   PRECIPITATION    0.92    0.62 (2009)

^ ALSO THE LATEST 80+ DEGREE READING ON RECORD

   MONTHLY RECORDS SET IN 2016
DATE         RECORD                 READING   PREVIOUS RECORD
NONE

   SEASONAL RECORDS SET IN 2016
DATE         RECORD                 READING   PREVIOUS RECORD
DEC-JAN-FEB  PRECIPITATION           6.01     5.22 (1914-1915)


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