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CLIMATE REPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA

0530 AM PDT FRI MAY 6 2017

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...THE EUREKA CA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1886 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              80   04/30/2014
                        04/09/1989
                        06/01/1970
 LOW               31   04/05/1895
HIGHEST            68   04/05                MM
LOWEST             36   04/09                MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.9                       1.2
AVG. MINIMUM     45.2                       1.1
MEAN             52.0                       1.1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.25   2003
 MINIMUM         0.24   1909
TOTALS           5.46              3.32    2.14
DAYS >= .01        18              13.4     4.6       12
DAYS >= .10        15               7.7     7.3        7
DAYS >= .50         5               2.0     3.0        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.5    -0.5        0
GREATEST 24 HR. TOTAL    0.96   1804/12 TO 04/13


SNOWFALL (INCHES)
 LIQUID 7/1        MM                        MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     381               423     -42      308
 SINCE 7/1       3700              3821    -121     3109
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
..............................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/180    DATE  04/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/200    DATE  04/07

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            3
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         16


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     HEAVY RAIN                 0
RAIN                      4     LIGHT RAIN                19
HAIL                      1     SLEET                      0
FOG                       3     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      0

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

&&

TOTAL RAINFALL...............  5.46 DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL.....+ 2.14
TOTAL SINCE JANUARY 1ST...... 35.04 DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL.....+14.29
TOTAL SINCE OCT 1ST.......... 60.81 DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL.....+24.09

HIGHEST SLP......... 30.365 ON 20 LOWEST SLP........29.315 ON  6

...REMARKS...THE MOST NOTABLE WEATHER FOR THE MONTH WAS THE ABOVE
NORMAL RAINFALL. THE 5.46 INCHES WAS 164 PERCENT OF NORMAL. THIS
RAIN WAS QUITE SPREAD OUT, FALLING OVER 19 DAYS WHICH IS
SIGNIFICANTLY HIGHER THAN THE NORMAL OF 13 DAYS. THIS WAS THE FOURTH
CONSECUTIVE MONTH WITH ABOVE NORMAL RAINFALL AND THE 6TH OF THE LAST
7 MONTHS TO RECEIVE ABOVE NORMAL RAINFALL. ALL OF THIS RAIN PUTS THE
STATION AT 4TH ALL TIME FOR THE WATER YEAR EVEN IF WE DON`T GET
ANYMORE RAIN. TEMPERATURES WERE AROUND 1 DEGREE ABOVE NORMAL AND NO
RECORDS WERE SET.

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