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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU, ME
742 PM EST MON FEB 1 2016

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...THE HOULTON ME CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 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              58   01/14/2005
 LOW              -41   01/04/1981
HIGHEST            47   01/11        MM      MM       47  01/19
LOWEST            -10   01/24        MM      MM      -28  01/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     27.4              22.3     5.1     21.1
AVG. MINIMUM      9.5               0.9     8.6     -0.7
MEAN             18.5              11.6     6.9     10.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     25              24.6     0.4       29
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.5     0.5       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       8              15.5    -7.5       15

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           1.42                     -1.44
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.09   -0.04     0.05
DAYS >= .01         8              11.9    -3.9       10
DAYS >= .10         3               6.6    -3.6        4
DAYS >= .50         1               1.6    -0.6        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.4    -0.4        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.95   01/10 TO 01/11           01/03 TO 01/04
                                                          01/04 TO 01/04
                                                          01/04 TO 01/04

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS             MM              23.3      MM       MM
SINCE 7/1          MM              47.8      MM       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     MM                11      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.0         0               6.1    -6.1        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        MM                                 MM  MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM                                 MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1436              1655    -219
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/230    DATE  01/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/100    DATE  01/10

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               13     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      8

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

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