Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST, FL
1005 AM EST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE KEY WEST CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 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              88   12/24/1876
                        12/23/1876
 LOW               44   12/24/1989
                        12/27/1985
                        12/29/1894
HIGHEST            85   12/19                         84  12/31
                        12/13                             12/29
                        12/08
LOWEST             63   12/31                         69  12/19
                        12/30                             12/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     81.7              76.0     5.7     80.6
AVG. MINIMUM     73.2              66.9     6.3     74.6
MEAN             77.5              71.4     6.1     77.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.18   1986
 MINIMUM         0.05   2005
TOTALS           1.74              2.22   -0.48     4.58
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.07   -0.01     0.15
DAYS >= .01         7               6.4     0.6        8
DAYS >= .10         3               3.2    -0.2        5
DAYS >= .50         1               1.0     0.0        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.6     0.4        2

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.0
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0               0.0     0.0        0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   12/31 TO 12/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                17     -17        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                18     -18        0
COOLING TOTAL     393               217     176      399
 SINCE 1/1       5146              4750     396     5578
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/100    DATE  12/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/100    DATE  12/26

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           21
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     85

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      0

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

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WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 77.5 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT,
DECEMBER 2016 FINSIHED AS THE SECOND WARMEST MONTH OF
DECEMBER EVER RECORDED IN KEY WEST. THE WARMEST ON RECORD
WAS DECEMBER 2015, WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 77.6
DEGREES. TEMPERATURE RECORDS IN KEY WEST DATE BACK TO 1872.

ROSS




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