Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
806 AM CST MON JAN 2 2017

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1896 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              84   12/26/2015
                        12/07/1978
                        12/06/1951
 LOW                4   12/23/1989
HIGHEST            81   12/26        77       4       84  12/26
                        12/17
LOWEST             25   12/20        20       5       28  12/19
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.0              58.2     4.8     68.5
AVG. MINIMUM     42.4              37.3     5.1     48.0
MEAN             52.7              47.8     4.9     58.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      7              11.6    -4.6        3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        17.70   1982
 MINIMUM         0.91   1980
TOTALS           5.74              5.15    0.59     5.87
DAILY AVG.       0.19              0.17    0.02     0.19
DAYS >= .01        10               9.6     0.4       11
DAYS >= .10         7               6.8     0.2        8
DAYS >= .50         4               3.6     0.4        3
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.6     0.4        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.21   12/05 TO 12/05              2.50

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            8.0   1929
TOTALS            0.0               0.3    -0.3      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.3    -0.3      0.0
DAYS >= TRACE       0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   12/31 TO 12/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     404               542    -138      270
 SINCE 7/1        608               950    -342      462
COOLING TOTAL      30                 8      22       69
 SINCE 1/1       2829              2261     568     2815
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/340    DATE  12/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/190    DATE  12/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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