Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE
544 AM CST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE VALENTINE NE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1885 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              76   12/11/1939
 LOW              -39   12/22/1989
HIGHEST            51   12/30        60      -9       65  12/09
LOWEST            -31   12/18       -14     -17       -8  12/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     32.7              36.6    -3.9     35.7
AVG. MINIMUM      5.5              11.0    -5.5     14.3
MEAN             19.1              23.8    -4.7     25.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     14              10.7     3.3       14
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.6     0.4       30
DAYS MIN <= 0      11               5.3     5.7        4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.81   1987
 MINIMUM            T   2004
                        2001
                        1991
TOTALS           0.94              0.37    0.57     1.04
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.01    0.02     0.03
DAYS >= .01         5               4.5     0.5        8
DAYS >= .10         3               1.0     2.0        3
DAYS >= .50         1               0.1     0.9        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.50   12/25 TO 12/25           11/30 TO 12/01
                        12/24 TO 12/25                    12/01 TO 12/01
                        12/25 TO 12/25                    12/01 TO 12/01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           22.5   1987
TOTALS            5.4               5.1     0.3     13.1
SINCE 7/1        11.7              12.7    -1.0     23.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 2      -1        4
DAYS >= 1.0         3               1.6     1.4        4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   12/19                          9  12/02
                        12/18
                        12/17
 24 HR TOTAL      2.5   12/16 TO 12/16

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1415              1277     138     1232
 SINCE 7/1       2521              2895    -374     2525
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        880               821      59      800
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    48/290    DATE  12/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    65/280    DATE  12/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           20
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                1     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      0
FOG                       4     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      8

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

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