Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM...CORRECTION
529 AM MST TUE JAN 1 2019

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...THE ALBUQUERQUE  NM CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF
DECEMBER 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1891 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              72   12/04/1958
                        12/23/1915
 LOW              -16   12/26/1911
HIGHEST            60   12/22        61      -1       63  12/03
LOWEST              8   12/30        11      -3       19  12/23
                                                          12/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     47.2              46.1     1.1     53.1
AVG. MINIMUM     26.4              26.5    -0.1     27.8
MEAN             36.8              36.3     0.5     40.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               1.6     1.4        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     24              25.0    -1.0       25
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.85   1959
 MINIMUM         0.00   1981
                        1956
                        1950
TOTALS           0.49              0.50   -0.01        T
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.02    0.00        T
DAYS >= .01         5               4.2     0.8        0
DAYS >= .10         2               1.6     0.4        0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.26   12/26 TO 12/26                 T

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           23.7   1959
TOTALS            3.3               2.7     0.6        T
SINCE 7/1         3.3               4.0    -0.7        T
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.7     0.3        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   12/28                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      2.0   12/27 TO 12/27                 T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     866               890     -24      754
 SINCE 7/1       1779              1757      22     1323
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1       1732              1322     410     1557
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/310    DATE  12/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/310    DATE  12/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             17
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     53

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


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

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THE AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE AT THE ALBUQUERQUE SUNPORT IN
DECEMBER 2018 WAS 47.2 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
FOR THE MONTH WAS 26.4 DEGREES.

THE HIGHEST MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 60 DEGREES ON
THE 22ND. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 8 DEGREES ON
THE 30TH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.49 INCHES, WHICH WAS 0.01
INCHES BELOW NORMAL.

TOTAL SNOWFALL FOR THE MONTH WAS 3.3 INCHES, WHICH WAS 0.6 INCHES
ABOVE NORMAL. THE HIGHEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL TOTAL FOR THE MONTH
WAS 2.0 INCHES ON THE 27TH.

AVERAGE WIND SPEED WAS 6.9 MILES PER HOUR. THE PEAK WIND GUST FOR
THE MONTH WAS 48 MILES PER HOUR FROM THE NORTHWEST ON THE 12TH.

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