Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT...UPDATED FOR TEXT SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1029 AM CST THU DEC 1 2016

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...THE SHREVEPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              88   11/01/1984
                        11/12/1955
 LOW               16   11/29/1976
HIGHEST            87   11/01
                        11/02
LOWEST             32   11/20
MEAN             61.5             56.4     5.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           4.36              4.53   -0.17
DAYS >= .01         7
DAYS >= .50         2
DAYS >= 1.00        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.43   11/23 TO 11/23

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     143               285    -142
COOLING TOTAL      48                25      23
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/310    DATE  11/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/310    DATE  11/28


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3

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

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WEATHERWISE DURING NOVEMBER OF 2016 IN SHREVEPORT AND BOSSIER
CITY...WE RECORDED ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES WITH NORMAL RAINFALL.
THIS NOVEMBER NOW RANKS AS THE SEVENTH WARMEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD
AND THE WARMEST SINCE THE NOVEMBER OF 1965 THAT RANKS AS SECOND
WARMEST WITH AN AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE OF 63.2 DEGREES.

FOR THE ENTIRE CLIMATOLOGICAL AUTUMN OF 2016 (SEPTEMBER 1 THROUGH
NOVEMBER 30)...SHREVEPORT AND BOSSIER CITY DID NOT OBSERVE ANY
SEVERE WEATHER AND FLOODING...SOMETHING RATHER ATYPICAL AS WE ALMOST
ALWAYS OBSERVE AT LEAST A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS MOVING ACROSS
THE ARKLATEX REGION DURING THE NOVEMBER...SECONDARY SEVERE WEATHER
SEASON.

SHREVEPORT DID BREAK TWO DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS DURING
NOVEMBER 2ND AND 3RD.  THE HIGH TEMPERATURE REACHED 87 DEGREES
DURING THE 2ND AND BROKE THE PREVIOUS DAILY RECORD HIGH OF 86
DEGREES SET DURING 1936.  FOR NOVEMBER 3RD...OUR HIGH TEMPERATURE
REACHED 86 DEGREES AND BROKE THE PREVIOUS DAILY HIGH RECORD OF 85
DEGREES SET DURING 1994.

FOR THE CLIMATOLOGICAL AUTUMN OF 2016...WE RECORDED AN AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF 71.5 DEGREES WHILE THE THE CLIMATOLOGICAL AVERAGE IS
66.6 DEGREES.  AUTUMN OF 2016 NOW RANKS AS THE SECOND WARMEST AUTUMN
ON RECORD AND ONLY BEHIND THE AUTUMN OF 1931 THAT RANKS FIRST WITH
AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 72.1 DEGREES.  SHREVEPORT ALSO TALLIED
5.50 INCHES OF RAINFALL WHILE THE CLIMATOLOGICAL AUTUMN NORMAL IS
12.65 INCHES.  THIS AUTUMN DID NOT EVEN RANK IN THE TOP TWENTY
DRIEST AUTUMNS ON RECORD.

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