Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU, ME
307 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

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...THE CARIBOU ME CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1939 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              96   05/22/1977
                        06/29/1944
 LOW              -41   02/01/1955
HIGHEST            89   06/19        MM      MM       88  09/07
                                                          08/18
LOWEST            -17   12/20        MM      MM      -22  01/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     51.7              49.4     2.3     49.7
AVG. MINIMUM     32.2              30.3     1.9     30.5
MEAN             41.9              39.9     2.0     40.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               1.1    -1.1        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     83              89.5    -6.5       93
DAYS MIN <= 32    176             177.7    -1.7      175
DAYS MIN <= 0      25              38.8   -13.8       52

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        54.21   2005
 MINIMUM        10.11   2002
TOTALS          43.96             38.49    5.47    36.17
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.11    0.01     0.10
DAYS >= .01       166             159.8     6.2      163
DAYS >= .10        96              87.4     8.6       91
DAYS >= .50        34              24.0    10.0       19
DAYS >= 1.00        4               5.7    -1.7        4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.67   MM                       12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL          181.1   1954
TOTALS          124.3             108.7    15.6    118.1
SINCE 7/1        61.4              35.1    26.3     31.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      4                MM      MM        5
DAYS >= 1.0        31              27.5     3.5       30
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        27   12/30                         25  03/04
 24 HR TOTAL     11.9   MM                       12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    8601              9354    -753     9175
 SINCE 7/1         MM              3594      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL     275               180      95      253
 SINCE 1/1        275               180      95      253
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/300    DATE  12/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/250    DATE  02/01

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          139
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            116
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY        111

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               39     RAIN                      55
LIGHT RAIN              132     FREEZING RAIN              5
LT FREEZING RAIN          8     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW               16     SNOW                      41
LIGHT SNOW              102     SLEET                      1
FOG                     194     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     53
HAZE                     69

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

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