Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS
930 AM CST SUN JAN 4 2015

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...THE NEW ORLEANS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1946 TO 2015

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   12/05/1995
                        12/03/1978
                        12/16/1971
 LOW               11   12/23/1989
HIGHEST            81   12/05                         82  12/06
                                                          12/05
LOWEST             38   12/25                         35  12/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     67.1              64.4     2.7     62.9
AVG. MINIMUM     50.7              46.9     3.8     47.5
MEAN             58.9              55.6     3.3     55.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               1.7    -1.7        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM
 MINIMUM
TOTALS           3.96              5.24   -1.28     3.20
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.17   -0.04     0.10
DAYS >= .01         8               9.2    -1.2       11
DAYS >= .10         5               6.0    -1.0        7
DAYS >= .50         3               3.0     0.0        2
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.4     0.6        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.75   12/23 TO 12/24

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

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     213               317    -104      339
 SINCE 7/1        443               481     -38      539
COOLING TOTAL      31                27       4       42
 SINCE 1/1       2997              3005      -8     3001
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/200    DATE  12/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/190    DATE  12/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            6
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      21     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      6

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

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