Monday, January 4, 2016

December 2015 Monthly Weather Summary

The high temperature for the month was 62.1 degrees (December 23rd.) while the low was 21.9. (Dec 20th) The average temperature for the month was 40.4 degrees. There were 12 days when the the low temperature got below freezing and one day which never got above 32 degrees (Dec 19th.)

December had 9 days of rain that totaled 2.17 inches, with the highest daily total falling on the 21st.(0.54 inches) Six days saw precipitation of over a tenth of an inch. The total precipitation for the year now stands at 30.24 inches.

The average windspeed for the month was 3.6 mph. The highest sustained windspeed was 36 mph, on the 23rd.

2015 Yearly Weather Summary

The highest temperature recorded at Leslie Park Golf Course during 2015 was 90.0 degrees on August 2nd. The lowest temperature was just - 20 degrees on February 8th. There was just one day where the high temperature reached 90 degrees. On the other hand, the year had 50 days where the high temperature did not get above freezing. For comparison, there were 67 days in 2014 that did not reach freezing. The low temperature reached below 32 degrees on 112 days. Sixteen days had low temperatures below zero. Last year saw 20 days below zero while 2010-2013 combined had just nine days with negative temperatures.

For the year, the golf course received 30.24 inches of rain. The most rain in a single day was 1.98 inches on June 23rd. June was also the month with the most rain at 7.27 inches. There were 106 days with at least a trace of rain, while six days had over an inch in a 24 hour period.

The average wind speed for the year was 2.8 mph. The highest sustained wind speed was 37.0 mph on March 25th.