Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Boise, ID

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
810 AM MST TUE DEC 2 2014

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...THE BOISE ID CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2014...

...A RECORD SETTING MONTH AT BOISE IN FOUR WAYS...

NOVEMBER 2014 STARTED OFF WITH A SOAKING RECORD SETTING DAILY
PRECIPITATION OF 1.15 INCHES AS DEEP MOISTURE AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD
FRONT AFFECTED SW IDAHO AND SE OREGON. THE WARMEST DAY WAS 69
DEGREES ON THE 6TH AS GUSTY SOUTHEAST WINDS WARMED THE VALLEY AHEAD
OF A STRONG COLD FRONT WHICH MOVED THROUGH FRIDAY THE 7TH. ON
NOVEMBER 9TH A THUNDERSTORM ASSOCIATED WITH AN UPPER TROUGH PASSAGE
BROUGHT LIGHT RAIN TO BOISE. TEMPERATURES NEAR AND ABOVE SEASONAL
NORMALS THE FIRST 10 DAYS OF NOVEMBER COOLED OFF WITH AN ARCTIC
BLAST IN MID NOVEMBER WHICH ALSO BROUGHT RECORD SETTING STORM TOTAL
/TWO DAY/ SNOWFALL OF 7.6 INCHES THE 13TH THROUGH THE 14TH. PREVIOUS
2 OR 3 DAY STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL RECORDS WERE 7.4 NOVEMBER 1-3...1935
AND 7.1 NOV 25-27 1964. NOVEMBER 2014 WAS THE 5TH SNOWIEST OVERALL
NOVEMBER SINCE 1899. THE SNOWCOVER AND STRONG HIGH PRESSURE ALLOWED
STRONG NOCTURNAL INVERSIONS TO FORM RESULTING IN RECORD SETTING COLD
LOW TEMPERATURES NOVEMBER 16TH 17TH AND 18TH. AVERAGE DAILY
TEMPERATURES WERE MORE THAN 25 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL THE 15TH THROUGH
THE 18TH. DENSE MORNING FOG AND AFTERNOON HAZE MARKED A STRONG
INVERSION THE 17TH 18TH AND 19TH. AS THE ARCTIC AIR RETREATED
TOWARDS THE END OF THE MONTH TEMPERATURES RETURNED TO NORMAL OR
WARMER. IN FACT RECORD SETTING WARMTH GRACED FRIDAY OF THANKSGIVING
WEEKEND WITH A HIGH OF 65 AT BOISE AS THE AREA WAS IN THE WARM
SECTOR OF A STORM THAT BROUGHT PRECIPITATION TO THE WEST CENTRAL AND
BOISE MOUNTAINS. /03/

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            69   11/06
LOWEST              1   11/15
AVG. MAXIMUM     44.1              48.2    -4.1
AVG. MINIMUM     27.4              31.9    -4.5
MEAN             35.8              40.0    -4.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      9
DAYS MIN <= 32     16
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.43   1874
TOTALS           2.17              1.35    0.82
DAYS >= .01         9
DAYS >= .10         4
DAYS >= .50         1
DAYS >= 1.00        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.16   11/01 TO 11/02

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            7.6
SINCE 7/1         7.6
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8R  11/15
 24 HR TOTAL      6.2R  11/13 TO 11/14

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     870               748     122      751
 SINCE 7/1       1139              1254    -115
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1       1129               942     187
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.6
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/173
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/320    DATE  11/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    32/320    DATE  11/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69


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

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