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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
130 PM CST FRI JAN 2 2015

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...THE MUSCLE SHOALS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              78   12/07/1998
                        12/24/1964
                        12/24/1955
 LOW               -5   12/23/1989
HIGHEST            73   12/01        MM      MM       77
LOWEST             26   12/13        MM      MM       21
                        12/12
AVG. MAXIMUM     54.6              52.8     1.8     53.5
AVG. MINIMUM     38.6              33.8     4.8     35.1
MEAN             46.6              43.3     3.3     44.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               1.0    -1.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      8              14.4    -6.4       16
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        19.19   1990
 MINIMUM         0.65   1980
TOTALS           5.13              5.68   -0.55     4.77
DAILY AVG.       0.17              0.18   -0.01
DAYS >= .01        12              10.6     1.4       14
DAYS >= .10         8               7.3     0.7       10
DAYS >= .50         5               3.6     1.4        4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.7    -0.7        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.01   12/23 TO 12/24              1.28

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           11.1   1963
 24 HR TOTAL      6.0   12/22/1963 TO 12/22/1963
                        12/27/1907 TO 12/27/1907
TOTALS            0.0               0.4    -0.4        T
SINCE 7/1           T               0.4    -0.4        T
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.4    -0.4
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   12/31 TO 12/31                 T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     564               674    -110      642
 SINCE 7/1       1216              1236     -20     1259
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        8
 SINCE 1/1       1861              1872     -11     1903

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     10/03/1908
 LATEST       04/27/1919
EARLIEST                        11/07
LATEST                          03/28
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    22/260    DATE  12/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    30/270    DATE  12/16

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74


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

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