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CLMAUS

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO, TX
905 AM CST WED JAN 2 2019

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THE AUSTIN BERGSTROM CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF
DECEMBER 2018...................................................

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1943 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            80   12/01                         85  12/04
LOWEST             28   12/16                         27  12/31
                                                          12/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.6              63.6     0.0     62.0
AVG. MINIMUM     41.3              37.2     4.1     38.8
MEAN             52.5              50.4     2.1     50.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      3                                 10
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           6.37              2.21    4.16     3.65
DAILY AVG.       0.21              0.07    0.14     0.12
DAYS >= .01         9                                 10
DAYS >= .10         5                                  4
DAYS >= .50         4                                  3
DAYS >= 1.00        2                                  1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.49   12/07 TO 12/07

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0                MM      MM      1.3
SINCE 7/1         0.0                MM      MM      1.3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     385               462     -77      454
 SINCE 7/1        732               747     -15      661
COOLING TOTAL       3                10      -7       12
 SINCE 1/1       3340              2751     589     3362
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/330    DATE  12/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/320    DATE  12/20

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3    MIXED PRECIP             0
HEAVY RAIN                3    RAIN                     6
LIGHT RAIN               12    FREEZING RAIN            0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0    HAIL                     0
HEAVY SNOW                0    SNOW                     0
LIGHT SNOW                0    SLEET                    0
FOG                      14    FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE    3
HAZE                      0

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

&&

MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY:
DECEMBER 2018 WAS THE 32ND WARMEST AND 3RD WETTEST
DECEMBER SINCE RECORD KEEPING BEGAN.

SEA LEVEL PRESSURE DATA:
HIGHEST SLP 30.47 ON THE 5TH
LOWEST SLP 29.59 ON THE 26TH

PRELIMINARY LOCAL CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA (WS FORM: F-6)

                                          STATION:   AUSTIN BERGSTROM
                                          MONTH:     DECEMBER
                                          YEAR:      2018
                                          LATITUDE:   30 13 N
                                          LONGITUDE:  97 40 W

  TEMPERATURE IN F:       :PCPN:    SNOW:  WIND      :SUNSHINE: SKY     :PK WND
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1   2   3   4   5  6A  6B    7    8   9   10  11  12  13   14  15   16   17  18
                                     12Z  AVG MX 2MIN
DY MAX MIN AVG DEP HDD CDD  WTR  SNW DPTH SPD SPD DIR MIN PSBL S-S WX    SPD DR
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 1  80  45  63  10   2   0 0.04  0.0    0  7.1 22 310   M    M   2 1      31 300
 2  70  40  55   2  10   0 0.00  0.0    0  7.9 20  10   M    M   1        24  10
 3  65  41  53   0  12   0 0.00  0.0    0 12.4 22  10   M    M   4        25  10
 4  58  37  48  -4  17   0 0.00  0.0    0  9.3 16  30   M    M   2        19  30
 5  57  39  48  -4  17   0 0.00  0.0    0  5.4 12  40   M    M   8        17  70
 6  58  51  55   3  10   0 0.57  0.0    0  4.2 13  10   M    M  10 1      14  10
 7  56  48  52   0  13   0 3.49  0.0    0 13.8 25  20   M    M  10 1      30 350
 8  48  43  46  -5  19   0 0.04  0.0    0 13.6 22 340   M    M  10 1      29 330
 9  57  35  46  -5  19   0 0.00  0.0    0 10.1 21 330   M    M   6        26 330
10  61  34  48  -3  17   0 0.00  0.0    0  3.9  9 310   M    M   0        13 300
11  63  29  46  -5  19   0 0.00  0.0    0  6.1 21 190   M    M   5 1      25 190
12  67  47  57   6   8   0 0.00  0.0    0  6.5 20 180   M    M   9        26 180
13  73  45  59   9   6   0    T  0.0    0 12.7 26 290   M    M   6 1      40 290
14  55  45  50   0  15   0    T  0.0    0 15.3 28 320   M    M   8        37 310
15  70  36  53   3  12   0 0.00  0.0    0  7.3 16 330   M    M   1        22 330
16  66  28  47  -3  18   0 0.00  0.0    0  2.2  8 190   M    M   7        10 110
17  73  37  55   5  10   0 0.00  0.0    0  2.2  8 330   M    M   6        11 290
18  64  35  50   0  15   0 0.03  0.0    0  3.1 10 110   M    M   7 12     13 110
19  63  49  56   6   9   0    T  0.0    0  4.1 13  90   M    M   9 12     15  80
20  65  50  58   8   7   0 0.00  0.0    0 13.8 29 330   M    M   2 1      41 320
21  66  36  51   1  14   0 0.00  0.0    0  6.4 15 190   M    M   1        19 200
22  79  43  61  12   4   0 0.00  0.0    0  7.3 17 200   M    M   4        23 190
23  64  39  52   3  13   0 0.00  0.0    0 11.4 22  20   M    M   3        27  20
24  65  32  49   0  16   0 0.00  0.0    0  3.6 14 180   M    M   6        17 190
25  77  59  68  19   0   3    T  0.0    0  9.8 22 150   M    M   9 12     26 140
26  73  54  64  15   1   0 0.75  0.0    0 15.6 25 170   M    M  10 13     37 150
27  71  48  60  11   5   0 1.16  0.0    0  6.4 16  20   M    M   3 13     24 290
28  55  40  48  -1  17   0 0.00  0.0    0 15.4 22  10   M    M   3        27  30
29  47  42  45  -4  20   0 0.00  0.0    0 16.4 25  10   M    M   9        29  10
30  43  39  41  -8  24   0 0.26  0.0    0  7.4 16 360   M    M  10 13     19  10
31  64  34  49   0  16   0 0.03  0.0    0  5.7 14 150   M    M   7 1      16 220
================================================================================
SM 1973 1280       385   3  6.37     0.0 266.4          M      178
================================================================================
AV 63.7 41.3                               8.6 FASTST   M    M   6    MAX(MPH)
                                 MISC ---->  # 29 330               # 41  320
================================================================================
NOTES:
# LAST OF SEVERAL OCCURRENCES
COLUMN 17 PEAK WIND IN M.P.H.

SYMBOLS USED IN COLUMN 16:
1 = FOG OR MIST
2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
3 = THUNDER
4 = ICE PELLETS
5 = HAIL
6 = FREEZING RAIN OR DRIZZLE
7 = DUSTSTORM OR SANDSTORM
8 = SMOKE OR HAZE
9 = BLOWING SNOW
X = TORNADO

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