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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
1033 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

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...THE CONCORD NH CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1868 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              80   11/02/1950
                        11/02/1876
 LOW              -17   11/30/1875
HIGHEST            67   11/14        69      -2       74  11/06
                        11/08                             11/05
LOWEST             23   11/29        11      12       16  11/18
                        11/28
AVG. MAXIMUM     51.7              48.4     3.3     54.6
AVG. MINIMUM     30.8              28.2     2.6     30.1
MEAN             41.2              38.3     2.9     42.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               1.0    -1.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     22              20.3     1.7       19
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.59   1937
 MINIMUM         0.50   2012
                        1939
TOTALS           2.37              3.72   -1.35     1.90
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.12   -0.04     0.06
DAYS >= .01        12              11.2     0.8        7
DAYS >= .10         7               6.7     0.3        5
DAYS >= .50         2               2.8    -0.8        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.8    -0.8        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.66   11/15 TO 11/16

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           25.0   1873
TOTALS            0.7               2.6    -1.9      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.7               2.6    -1.9      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       5               1.9     3.1        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.9    -0.9        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   11/21
 24 HR TOTAL      0.7   11/20 TO 11/21

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     704               801     -97      672
 SINCE 7/1       1252              1560    -308     1280
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        715               452     263      595
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/320    DATE  11/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/320    DATE  11/11

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     HEAVY RAIN                 2
RAIN                      5     LIGHT RAIN                13
FREEZING RAIN             0     LT FREEZING RAIN           1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                3     FOG                       18
FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     7     HAZE                       2

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

&&

NOVEMBER BEGAN WITH A TYPICAL FALL-LIKE WEATHER PATTERN FEATURING
ALTERNATING PERIODS OF ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOLLOWED BY A COLD
FRONT AND COOLER WEATHER. THE PATTERN BEGAN TO SHIFT TOWARD THE
MIDDLE OF THE MONTH IN FAVOR OF THE WARMER WEATHER. ABOVE NORMAL
TEMPERATURES LASTED FROM THE 8TH THROUGH THE 20TH, INCLUDING A HIGH
TEMPERATURE OF 67 DEGREES ON THE 14TH. BY THE 20TH A PATTERN SHIFT
ARRIVED WITH THE FIRST ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL OF THE SEASON SIGNALING
THE ARRIVAL OF COLDER WEATHER. FOR THE REST OF THE MONTH
TEMPERATURES WERE NEAR OR BELOW NORMAL. ALTHOUGH PRECIPITATION WAS
LIGHT THROUGH THE MONTH, IT WAS JUST ENOUGH TO PREVENT THE LONG TERM
DROUGHT FROM WORSENING.

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 41.2 DEGREES WHICH WAS 2.9
DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE WARMEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD WAS 2006 WHEN
THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE AS 43.3 DEGREES. THE COLDEST WAS IN 1873 AT
ONLY 28.8 DEGREES.

THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE OBSERVED THIS MONTH WAS 23 DEGREES ON THE
28TH AND 29TH. THIS WAS THE WARMEST MONTHLY LOW TEMPERATURE ON
RECORD FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER. THE FOLLOWING TABLE LISTS THE
YEARS WITH THE WARMEST MONTHLY LOW TEMPERATURES FOR NOVEMBER.

LOWEST TEMPERATURE IN NOVEMBER (1868 TO PRESENT)
RANK  TEMP  YEAR
1      23   2016 <===
2      22   1915
       22   1902
4      21   1979
5      20   1963
       20   1921
       20   1870

A TOTAL OF 2.37 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL WHICH WAS 1.35 INCHES
BELOW NORMAL. THE HEAVIEST PRECIPITATION FELL ON THE 29TH AND 30TH
WHEN 0.87 INCHES WAS MEASURED. THE DRIEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD WAS IN
2012 WHEN ONLY 0.50 INCHES WAS RECORDED. THE WETTEST WAS IN 1937
WITH 7.59 INCHES.

THERE WAS A TOTAL OF 0.7 INCHES OF SNOWFALL WHICH WAS 1.9 INCHES
BELOW NORMAL. ALL OF THIS SNOW FELL FROM THE 20TH INTO THE 21ST.
SNOWFALL IN NOVEMBER IS QUITE VARIABLE. MEASURABLE SNOWFALL HAS BEEN
OBSERVED IN NOVEMBER ABOUT 76 PERCENT OF THE TIME. THERE HAVE BEEN 5
YEARS IN WHICH NO SNOW WAS OBSERVED IN NOVEMBER, MOST RECENTLY IN
2015. THERE HAVE BEEN AN ADDITIONAL 31 YEARS WITH ONLY A TRACE OF
SNOWFALL OBSERVED IN NOVEMBER, MOST RECENTLY IN 2010.

NO DAILY RECORDS WERE SET OR TIED IN NOVEMBER 2016.

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KIMBLE



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