Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
115 PM EST TUE JAN 3 2017

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...THE ELKINS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1899 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              76   12/07/1951
 LOW              -28   12/30/1917
HIGHEST            67   12/18        MM      MM       73  12/27
LOWEST              1   12/16        MM      MM       17  12/20
AVG. MAXIMUM     44.0              42.3     1.7     56.8
AVG. MINIMUM     26.3              22.7     3.6     35.0
MEAN             35.1              32.5     2.6     45.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      6               6.8    -0.8
DAYS MIN <= 32     23              24.8    -1.8       13
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               1.1    -1.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.95   1923
 MINIMUM         0.90   1965
TOTALS           4.90              3.26    1.64     4.70
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.11    0.05     0.15
DAYS >= .01        15              16.7    -1.7       20
DAYS >= .10         8               8.5    -0.5        8
DAYS >= .50         5               1.7     3.3        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.89   12/17 TO 12/18           12/25 TO 12/26
                                                          12/26 TO 12/26
                                                          12/26 TO 12/26
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    12/26(00) TO 12/26(00)
                                                 12/26(00) TO 12/26(00)6
                                                 12/26(00) TO 12/26(00)6

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           36.7   1993
TOTALS            5.5              16.8   -11.3      0.4
SINCE 7/1        10.2              22.4   -12.2      0.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 3      -3        0
DAYS >= 1.0         3               5.5    -2.5        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   12/30                         -1
 24 HR TOTAL      2.0   12/09 TO 12/09           12/26 TO 12/26
                                                          12/26 TO 12/26
                                                          12/26 TO 12/26

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     918              1007     -89      585
 SINCE 7/1       1863              2291    -428     1588
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        809               475     334      627
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/270    DATE  12/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/280    DATE  12/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               11     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      5

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

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