Monday, January 7, 2013

December and 2012 Yearly Weather Summary

December 2012 had a high temperature of 61.5 degrees on the 4th. The lowest temperature recorded was 8.5 degrees(Dec 28th.) The average temperature was 35.5. December had 5 days which did not get above freezing. There were 19 days where the low temperature for the day was below 32 degrees.

There was 2.16 inches of rain during the moth. The highest daily rainfall was 1.00 inches (Dec 20th.) Twelve days had more than a trace of rain, while 5 days had at least a tenth of an inch.

The highest windspeed recorded was 37.0 mph (Dec 21st.) The average windspeed was 3.6 mph.

For the entire year of 2012, Leslie Park received 21.35 inches of rain. The maximum daily rain for the year was 1.18 inches on August 10th. For comparison, 2011 had nearly 42 inches of rain with 3 rain events of over 2 inches.

The highest temperature for 2012 was 100.6 on July 6th.  The lowest temperature recorded was 0.6 degrees on January 6th.

The highest sustained windspeed recorded was 37 mph on three separate occasions: March 3rd, April 16th and December 21st.

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