Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT...UPDATED FOR TEXT SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
100 PM CST WED FEB 1 2017

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...THE SHREVEPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              85   01/25/1950
 LOW               -2   01/18/1930
HIGHEST            81   01/12
LOWEST             18   01/08
MEAN             55.3             46.8     8.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      5

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           2.56              4.20   -1.64
DAYS >= .01        10
DAYS >= .50         1
DAYS >= 1.00        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.55   01/18 TO 01/18

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     318               570    -252
COOLING TOTAL      22                 4      18
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/140    DATE  01/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/130    DATE  01/02


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5

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

&&

WEATHERWISE DURING JANUARY OF 2017 IN SHREVEPORT AND BOSSIER
CITY...WE RECORDED WELL ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL
RAINFALL.  THIS JANUARY NOW RANKS AS THE EIGHTH WARMEST AND THE
WARMEST JANUARY SINCE 1952 THAT RANKS SEVENTH.

THIS JANUARY CONTINUED A TREND OF WARMER THAN USUAL MONTHS WITH NO
SEVERE WEATHER AND FLOODING FOR A FIVE MONTH STREAK THAT BEGAN
SEPTEMBER OF 2016.  ON THE OTHER HAND...SHREVEPORT DID NOTCH A
COUPLE OF DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS NEAR MID MONTH.

FOR JANUARY 11TH...SHREVEPORT REACHED A HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 80
DEGREES AND TIED THE OLD DAILY STANDARD LAST SET DURING 1995.  FOR
THE NEXT DAY OF JANUARY 12TH...THE DAILY HIGH REACHED 81 DEGREES AND
BESTED THE OLD DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORD OF 81 DEGREES SET
DURING 2000.

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