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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
154 AM EST MON JAN 1 2018

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...THE POUGHKEEPSIE NY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1949 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            59   12/05                         55  12/27
LOWEST             -4   12/31                          2  12/20
AVG. MAXIMUM     35.8              40.3    -4.5     39.7
AVG. MINIMUM     19.8              21.9    -2.1     22.7
MEAN             27.8              31.1    -3.3     31.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     11               5.6     5.4        5
DAYS MIN <= 32     29              26.7     2.3       28
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               0.5     0.5        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.65   1973
 MINIMUM         0.54   1955
TOTALS           1.56              3.53   -1.97     2.60
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.11   -0.06     0.08
DAYS >= .01        10              10.5    -0.5       10
DAYS >= .10         5               7.0    -2.0        8
DAYS >= .50         1               2.6    -1.6        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.6    -0.6        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.63   12/23 TO 12/23

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1146              1051      95     1040
 SINCE 7/1       2229              2329    -100     2186
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        718               672      46     1053

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/15/1963
 LATEST       05/25/1949
EARLIEST                        10/09
LATEST                          04/29
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/270    DATE  12/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/240    DATE  12/06

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
HAZE                      9

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

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