Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
506 AM PST TUE DEC 01 2020

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...THE SPOKANE WA AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2020...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1881 TO 2020

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             70   11/01/1903
 LOW             -21   11/23/1985
HIGHEST           60   11/04         MM      MM       54  11/05
LOWEST            22   11/09         MM      MM       15  11/29
                       11/11
AVG. MAXIMUM    43.1               41.6     1.5     42.2
AVG. MINIMUM    31.1               29.8     1.3     29.0
MEAN            37.1               35.7     1.4     35.6
DAYS MAX >= 90     0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     1                3.6    -2.6        5
DAYS MIN <= 32    21               16.6     4.4       24
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                0.4    -0.4        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        4.96   1959
 MINIMUM        0.38   1985
TOTALS          1.65               2.30   -0.65     0.68
DAILY AVG.      0.06               0.08   -0.02     0.02
DAYS >= .01       15               13.7     1.3        7
DAYS >= .10        6                7.3    -1.3        1
DAYS >= .50        0                0.9    -0.9        0
DAYS >= 1.00       0                0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   0.43   11/13 TO 11/13               0.38

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL          25.9   2010
TOTALS           9.5                7.4     2.1      0.6
SINCE 7/1       17.0                7.5     9.5       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     0                                   0
DAYS >= 1.0        4                2.5     1.5        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        2   11/10                           1  11/27
 24 HR TOTAL      MM                                 0.6

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    826                879     -53      875
 SINCE 7/1      1470               1667    -197     1792
COOLING TOTAL      0                  0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1       557                450     107      523
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/210    DATE  11/05
                                32/230          11/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/230    DATE  11/05

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.72
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            3
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         16

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     78

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               11     SLEET                      0
FOG                      21     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      9
HAZE                      2

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

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NOVEMBER 2020 BROUGHT DRIER THAN NORMAL CONDITIONS AND SLIGHTLY
WARMER THAN NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOR NORTHEAST WASHINGTON INTO THE
NORTH IDAHO PANHANDLE.  THE MONTH STARTED ON A MILD NOTE WITH
SPOKANE REACHING 60F ON THE 4TH.  A STRONG COLD FRONT ON THE 5TH
DELIVERED WINDY CONDITIONS WITH A PEAK WIND GUST OF 41 MPH AT THE
SPOKANE AIRPORT.  COOLER WEATHER FOLLOWED WITH SEVERAL ROUNDS OF
SNOW.  MOST OF THESE WERE LIGHT...EXCEPT ON THE 13TH WHEN A BAND OF
HEAVY SNOW SET UP OVER THE NORTHERN VALLEYS WITH SNOW AMOUNTS
BETWEEN 10-12 INCHES REPORTED IN CUSICK, CHEWELAH, LOON LAKE, ELK,
AND RICE.  THE SECOND HALF OF NOVEMBER WAS QUIETER WITH A FEW WEAK
WEATHER SYSTEMS PASSING THROUGH BRINGING A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW.

NO RECORDS WERE SET DURING THE MONTH AT THE SPOKANE AIRPORT.



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