2011 Year in Review

CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
1211 PM CST MON JAN 9 2012

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...THE MEMPHIS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2011...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1872 TO 2012

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             108   07/13/1980
 LOW              -13   12/24/1963
HIGHEST           106   08/03                        104  08/04
LOWEST             11   02/11                          9  01/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     73.5              72.5     1.0     73.2
AVG. MINIMUM     54.5              53.6     0.9     53.9
MEAN             64.0              63.1     0.9     63.6
DAYS MAX >= 90     91              64.3    26.7      108
DAYS MAX <= 32      6               4.4     1.6        9
DAYS MIN <= 32     44              42.8     1.2       71
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        76.85   1957
 MINIMUM        30.54   1941
TOTALS          58.36             53.68    4.68    47.90
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.15    0.01     0.13
DAYS >= .01       108             107.7     0.3       89
DAYS >= .10        82              73.0     9.0       54
DAYS >= .50        39              35.6     3.4       33
DAYS >= 1.00       18              17.4     0.6       17

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           23.8   1968
 SNOW DEPTH        29   01/16/1928
TOTALS           10.8               3.8     7.0      7.1
SINCE 7/1         1.4               0.2     1.2      0.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE      14               2.8    11.2       16
DAYS >= 1.0         5               1.2     3.8        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   02/10                          3  02/08
                        01/21
                        01/10

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2799              2965    -166     3211
 SINCE 7/1         MM              1164      MM     1146
COOLING TOTAL    2564              2258     306     2837
 SINCE 1/1       2564              2258     306     2837

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     10/16/1876
 LATEST       04/25/1910
EARLIEST                        11/12
LATEST                          03/24
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.0
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/197
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/200    DATE  06/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    72/200    DATE  06/16

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             56     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               53     RAIN                      62
LIGHT RAIN              126     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       2
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               13     SLEET                      3
FOG                     118     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     14
HAZE                     39

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