Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
753 AM EST TUE JAN 1 2019

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...THE BUFFALO NY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 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              74   12/03/1982
 LOW              -10   12/25/1980
HIGHEST            57   12/02                         53  12/05
LOWEST             18   12/05                         -1  12/28
AVG. MAXIMUM     38.6              36.1     2.5     30.4
AVG. MINIMUM     27.8              24.1     3.7     20.4
MEAN             33.2              30.1     3.1     25.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      8              10.6    -2.6       18
DAYS MIN <= 32     25              24.3     0.7       27
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.5    -0.5        2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.71   1990
 MINIMUM         0.69   1943
TOTALS           3.36              3.89   -0.53     2.93
DAYS >= .01        18                                 19
DAYS >= .10         8                                 11
DAYS >= .50         2                                  1
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.67   12/06 TO 12/06

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           82.7   2001
TOTALS           13.8              27.4   -13.6     33.2
SINCE 7/1        27.3              36.2    -8.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 4      -3        3
DAYS >= 1.0         5               6.5    -1.5       14
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   12/08                          7  12/31
                                                          12/26
                                                          12/25
 24 HR TOTAL      6.2   12/06 TO 12/06

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     979              1082    -103     1221
 SINCE 7/1       2408              2415      -7     2336
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        918               544     374      603
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/230
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/240    DATE  12/28

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            0
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         20

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     79

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       2
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               17     SLEET                      0
FOG                      23     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      6

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

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