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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE, WA
331 AM PST MON DEC 1 2014

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NOVEMBER 2014 SAW A MILD AND WET START TO THE MONTH.  A FEW PACIFIC
STORM SYSTEMS MOVED THROUGH THE AREA IN THE FIRST 10 DAYS, BRINGING
WELCOME RAINS.  MEANWHILE TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE 50S AND LOWER 60S
DURING THE DAY.  LEWISTON EVEN REACHED A HIGH OF 73 ON THE 6TH, WHICH
SET A RECORD FOR THE DAY.

A MARKED CHANGE IN THE WEATHER ARRIVED ON THE AFTERNOON OF THE 10TH
AS A CANADIAN COLD FRONT BLEW INTO THE AREA FROM THE NORTH.
SUDDENLY THE MILD DAYTIME TEMPERATURES WERE REPLACED BY SUB-FREEZING
READINGS DURING THE DAY AND TEENS AT NIGHT.  VETERANS DAY WAS RATHER
RAW WITH A COLD BITING WIND. TEMPERATURES REMAINED ABOUT 15 DEGREES
BELOW NORMAL FOR OVER A WEEK.

THE WEATHER PATTERN EVENTUALLY CHANGED AS PACIFIC STORMS ONCE AGAIN
STARTED MOVING ONSHORE.  THE FIRST WAS RATHER WEAK BUT BROUGHT THE
FIRST ACCUMULATING SNOWS TO MANY LOCATIONS.  BUT THIS SNOW WOULDN`T
LAST AS TEMPERATURES CONTINUED TO WARM AND THE PRECIPITATION CHANGED
TO RAIN.

EVEN WARMER WEATHER ARRIVED IN TIME FOR THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY.
LEWISTON OFFICIALLY REACHED 60F ON THANKSGIVING AND THE DAY AFTER,
WHICH SEA A RECORD FOR THE DAY. THE LOW OF ONLY 51F WAS ALSO A RECORD
FOR THE DAY.  THE MILD WEATHER ENDED ON THE 29TH AS A STRONG COLD
FRONT MOVED IN FROM THE NORTH, DROPPING TEMPERATURES INTO THE 20S
FOR THE LAST DAY OF THE MONTH.  SOME SNOW ACCOMPANIED THE COLD FRONT
AND WINCHESTER IDAHO PICKED UP 4.4 INCHES.

OVERALL FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER...THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR
LEWISTON WAS 40.2F WHICH IS 1 DEGREE BELOW NORMAL.  THE PRECIPITATION
OF 1.36 INCHES WAS JUST SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL.

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...THE LEWISTON ID AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1881 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              74   11/13/1999
                        11/05/1934
                        11/03/1975
 LOW               -3   11/15/1955
                        11/14/1955
HIGHEST            73   11/06        MM      MM       59  11/02
LOWEST             14   11/30        MM      MM       17  11/22
                        11/12
AVG. MAXIMUM     47.7              48.2    -0.5     45.3
AVG. MINIMUM     32.8              34.1    -1.3     31.7
MEAN             40.2              41.1    -0.9     38.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               1.1     2.9        3
DAYS MIN <= 32     13              10.3     2.7       14
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.15   1926
 MINIMUM            T   1929
TOTALS           1.36              1.18    0.18     0.71
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.04    0.01     0.02
DAYS >= .01        10              11.4    -1.4       10
DAYS >= .10         4               3.9     0.1        3
DAYS >= .50         1               0.2     0.8        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.66   11/24 TO 11/25

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           15.9   1921
TOTALS              T               1.8    -1.8        T
SINCE 7/1           T               1.8    -1.8        T
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.7    -0.7        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   11/29 TO 11/29

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     733               715      18      786
 SINCE 7/1        978              1240    -262     1354
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1       1095               807     288     1178
........................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/210    DATE  11/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/220    DATE  11/28

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      2

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

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