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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
612 PM PST WED FEB 1 2017

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...THE EUREKA CA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              78   01/12/1986
 LOW               20   01/14/1888
HIGHEST            61   01/08                MM
LOWEST             28   01/06                MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     52.6                      -3.0
AVG. MINIMUM     37.5                      -3.6
MEAN             45.0                      -3.3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        18.26   1890
 MINIMUM         0.66   1985
TOTALS          10.51              6.50    4.01
DAYS >= .01        17              16.6     0.4       23
DAYS >= .10        14              11.6     2.4       19
DAYS >= .50        10               4.8     5.2       10
DAYS >= 1.00        4               1.7     2.3        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.86   01/18 TO 01/19

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
 LIQUID 7/1        MM                        MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     614               516      98      433
 SINCE 7/1       2461              2471     -10     2014
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/150    DATE  01/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/170    DATE  01/21

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              3
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         19


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     HEAVY RAIN                 0
RAIN                      6     LIGHT RAIN                15
HAIL                      0     SLEET                      1
FOG                      11     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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TOTAL RAINFALL............... 10.51 DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL.....+ 4.01
TOTAL SINCE JANUARY 1ST...... 10.51 DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL.....+ 4.01
TOTAL SINCE OCT 1ST.......... 36.28 DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL.....+13.80

HIGHEST SLP......... 30.59 ON 28 LOWEST SLP........29.15 ON 20

...REMARKS...THE MOST NOTABLE WEATHER FOR THE MONTH WAS THE
RAINFALL. THE TOTAL RAINFALL FOR THE MONTH WAS 10.51 INCHES OR 161
PERCENT OF THE NORMAL RAINFALL. ALTHOUGH THE RAINFALL FOR THE MONTH
WAS WELL ABOVE NORMAL THE NUMBER OF DAYS WE SAW MEASURABLE RAINFALL
WAS NEARLY NORMAL AND THERE WERE 14 DAYS WITH NO RAIN REPORTED AT
ALL. THIS WAS THE 21ST WETTEST JANUARY ON RECORD. SINCE OCTOBER
FIRST THIS HAS BEEN THE 4TH WETTEST YEAR ON RECORD WITH 36.19 INCHES.

TEMPERATURES WERE AROUND 3 DEGREES BELOW BNORMAL FOR THE MONTH. SOME
OF THIS CAME FROM A LARGE NUMBER OF CLEAR AND COOL NIGHTS. ALSO SOME
OF THE WEATHER SYSTEMS THAT CAME THROUGH WERE COLDER THAN NORMAL.
THIS IS THE SECOND MONTH IN THE ROW OF BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES.

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