Archive for January, 2017

2016 Climate Review

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Here are some stats from 2016. The most significant of which was well above normal precipitation during the year, the majority of which fell during the latter half of the summer.

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   Averages/extremes to date for the year 2016
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 Average temperature     55.4°F
 Average humidity        79%
 Average dewpoint        48.5°F
 Average barometer       29.999 in.
 Average windspeed       4.4 mph
 Average gustspeed       6.9 mph
 Average direction       240° (WSW)
 Rainfall for year       = 46.33 inches (9.75 inches above normal)
 Maximum rain per minute 0.14 in on August 25 at 00:49
 Maximum temperature     92.5°F on July 24 
 Minimum temperature     -12.9°F on December 19
 Maximum humidity        = 99% on day 06 at time 11:04 month 10
 Minimum humidity        = 24% on day 18 at time 13:52 month 4
 Maximum dewpoint        = 85.8°F on day 24 at time 15:41 month 7
 Minimum dewpoint        = -7.6°F on day 18 at time 4:11 month 1
 Maximum pressure        = 30.672  in. on day 19 at time 09:48 month 2
 Minimum pressure        = 29.168  in. on day 31 at time 00:12 month 11
 Maximum windspeed       31.1 mph from 317°( NW) on day 02 at time 12:32 month 4
 Maximum gust speed      49.5 mph from 240°(WSW) on day 19 at time 14:10 month 2
 Maximum heat index      124.0°F on day 24 at time 15:41 month 7
 Total Growing T-Sum= 8139.5°F
 Growing degrees days :950.7 GDD
 Corn growing degrees days :5325.5 GDD
 Total windrun = 35175.8miles
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2016 Precipitation