Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS
1111 AM CST MON JAN 1 2018

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...THE BATON ROUGE  ASOS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER
2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1894 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              88   12/08/1924
 LOW                8   12/23/1989
HIGHEST            82   12/05                         82  12/27
                                                          12/17
LOWEST             26   12/31                         30  12/20
                                                          12/10
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.0              64.1    -2.1     67.7
AVG. MINIMUM     43.0              42.7     0.3     48.5
MEAN             52.5              53.4    -0.9     58.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      5               4.9     0.1        3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM
 MINIMUM
TOTALS           5.94              5.60    0.34     9.71
DAILY AVG.       0.19              0.18    0.01     0.31
DAYS >= .01        13               9.1     3.9       13
DAYS >= .10        11               6.7     4.3        7
DAYS >= .50         5               3.4     1.6        5
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.8     0.2        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.29   12/05 TO 12/05

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL
 24 HR TOTAL
 SNOW DEPTH
TOTALS            3.5               0.0     3.5      0.0
SINCE 7/1         3.5               0.0     3.5      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0        0
DAYS >= TRACE       1               0.0     1.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.0     1.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0                               0
 24 HR TOTAL      3.5   12/08 TO 12/08

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     396               381      15      271
 SINCE 7/1        603               616     -13      384
COOLING TOTAL      18                22      -4       65
 SINCE 1/1       2992              2823     169     3186
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/260    DATE  12/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    34/250    DATE  12/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      23     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      7
HAZE                      6

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

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