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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
459 AM EST SAT DEC 6 2014

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...THE CONCORD NH CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1868 TO 2014 /SINCE 1869 FOR TEMPERATURES/

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              80   11/02/1950
                        11/02/1876
 LOW              -17   11/30/1875
HIGHEST            66   11/24        69      -3       68  11/01
LOWEST              5   11/29        11      -6        3  11/30
AVG. MAXIMUM     45.5              48.4    -2.9     45.7
AVG. MINIMUM     25.8              28.2    -2.4     25.1
MEAN             35.6              38.3    -2.7     35.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               1.0     3.0        4
DAYS MIN <= 32     26              20.3     5.7       23
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.59   1937
 MINIMUM         0.50   2012
                        1939
TOTALS           3.11              3.72   -0.61     3.02
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.12   -0.02     0.10
DAYS >= .01        11              11.2    -0.2       11
DAYS >= .10         5               6.7    -1.7        6
DAYS >= .50         2               2.8    -0.8        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.8     0.2        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.21   11/26 TO 11/27

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           25.0   1873
TOTALS           12.9               2.6    10.3      0.2
SINCE 7/1        12.9               2.6    10.3      0.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1
DAYS >= TRACE       6               1.9     4.1        9
DAYS >= 1.0         2               0.9     1.1        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        10   11/29
                        11/28
                        11/27
 24 HR TOTAL     11.1   11/26 TO 11/27

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     874               801      73      802
 SINCE 7/1       1504              1560     -56     1517
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        387               452     -65      537
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/320    DATE  11/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/330    DATE  11/02

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     HEAVY RAIN                 0
RAIN                      2     LIGHT RAIN                 8
FREEZING RAIN             0     LT FREEZING RAIN           0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                6     FOG                       16
FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     2     HAZE                       1

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

&&

THE WARM WEATHER THAT DOMINATED THE MONTH OF OCTOBER FINALLY BEGAN
TO SHIFT ONCE THE CALENDAR TURNED TO NOVEMBER. MOST OF THE MONTH
SAW BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES, WITH NOTABLE EXCEPTIONS ON THE 12TH
AND THE 23RD THROUGH 25TH. THIS LAST WARM UP SAW NEAR-RECORD
TEMPERATURES FOLLOWED THE NEXT DAY BY THE FIRST MAJOR SNOWFALL OF
THE SEASON... JUST IN TIME FOR THANKSGIVING. A TOTAL OF 12.6 INCHES
OF SNOW FELL AROUND THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY, HAMPERING HOLIDAY
TRAVEL.

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 35.6 DEGREES WHICH WAS 2.7
DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE WARMEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD WAS 2006 WHEN
THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 43.3 DEGREES. THE COLDEST WAS ONLY 28.8
DEGREES IN 1873.

A TOTAL OF 3.11 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL DURING NOVEMBER. THIS
WAS 0.61 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. THE HEAVIEST PRECIPITATION FELL RIGHT
AROUND THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY FROM THE 26TH THROUGH THE 28TH. MOST
OF THIS FELL IN THE FORM OF SNOW. THE WETTEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD WAS
1937 WHEN 7.59 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED. THE DRIEST WAS
2012 WITH ONLY 0.50 INCHES.

THERE WAS A TOTAL OF 12.9 INCHES OF SNOW DURING THE MONTH. THE FIRST
MEASURABLE SNOW OF THE SEASON FELL ON NOVEMBER 17 WHILE THE BIGGEST
SNOW OF THE MONTH FELL OVER THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY FROM THE 26TH
THROUGH THE 28TH. THE 12.9 INCHES THAT FELL IN NOVEMBER 2014 WAS THE
MOST IN NOVEMBER SINCE 1986 WHEN 14.4 INCHES FELL. THE SNOWIEST
NOVEMBER ON RECORD WAS 1873 WITH 25.0 INCHES. THERE HAVE BEEN MANY
NOVEMBERS WHICH SAW ONLY TRACES OF SNOW AND 4 WHICH SAW NO SNOW AT
ALL.

THE FOLLOWING DAILY RECORDS WERE SET OR TIED IN NOVEMBER 2014...
DATE  RECORD                              PREVIOUS
26    10.3 - GREATEST DAILY SNOWFALL      4.5 IN 1956

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KIMBLE



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