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                                                      Weather Station Notes - December 2013      
December 2013: Average High Low Rainfall Snowfall Snow on Peak High DOMINATE
    Mean Tmp Temp Temp or Melted Icefall Ground Wind Wind Wind
Date Conditions (F) (F) (F) Snow (in.) (in.) (in.) (m.p.h.) Time Direction
1st Cold AM not much warming all day, Mostly cloudy, Breezy 28.9 36.8 17.5       10 10:00 AM SSW
2nd Cloudy, Slightly milder temps 37.8 43.9 34.3       3 11:15 AM NNW
3rd Partly cloudy, Mild temps 39.1 51.0 30.9       6 11:45 AM W
4th Mostly cloudy, Continued mild temps 42.1 57.5 30.1       7 8:30 AM SSE
5th AM Light Fog, Cloudy, Very mild temps, Breezy, Late PM shower (0.02") 53.3 66.0 41.8 0.02     16 1:30 PM SSW
6th Cloudy, Mild temps, Light to moderate rain all day until late PM (2.14"), Breezy 43.5 55.9 35.0 2.14     16 8:15 PM N
7th Mostly cloudy, Cool temps, Breezy 33.0 36.6 25.7 0.01     18 11:30 AM NNW
8th Snow starting mid-AM heavy at times through mid-PM then occasional sleet (7.2"), Cold 25.3 27.8 22.5 0.55 7.2 7.2 8 10:00 AM ENE
9th Overnight freezing rain (0.2")(Event=7.4"), Cloudy, Not quite as cold, Breezy 31.3 36.0 27.3 0.12 0.2 7.4 12 11:00 PM W
10th Snow starting mid-AM moderate at times through mid-day (4.0"), Partial clearing, Cold, Windy 31.3 35.0 24.7 0.32 4.0 10.0 26 4:30 PM WSW
11th Cold AM (19F), Mostly sunny, Cold, Breezy 25.5 35.2 16.4     8.0 17 12:30 PM WSW
12th Cold AM (19F), Sunny, Cold below freezing, Windy 24.0 31.0 19.2     6.0 24 1:30 AM NW
13th Cold AM (18F), Sunny, Not as cold PM temps, Windy 27.7 38.6 18.1     4.0 20 11:15 AM WSW
14th Snow from mid-AM for most of day except around mid-day ending as frz/rain (1.9"), Cold, Breezy 30.6 35.6 24.7 0.32 1.9 5.5 13 11:45 AM ENE
15th Mostly cloudy, Not quite as cold, Windy 31.8 39.3 27.8     5.0 25 11:45 AM WSW
16th Cloudy, Occasional snow flurries, Cold, Breezy 28.8 33.5 25.1     5.0 17 12:30 AM N
17th Overnight snow and periodically into early PM (0.7"), Cold 28.7 32.8 22.9 0.02 0.7 5.0 6 11:45 AM ENE
18th Mostly cloudy, Occasional flurries, Continued cold, Breezy 29.2 35.3 20.6     4.0 18 8:45 AM W
19th Cold AM (17F), Partly cloudy, Mild temps by PM, Breezy 35.2 52.6 17.0     2.0 12 10:45 AM SSW
20th Cloudy, Mild temps, Breezy 45.0 54.1 32.2       13 11:00 AM SSW
21st Mostly cloudy, Very mild temps - High of 65F, Breezy 58.0 65.2 44.2       18 9:45 PM S
22nd Cloudy, Continued very mild temps - High of 68F, Occasional rain showers (.32"), Windy 62.9 67.6 58.4 0.32     28 2:45 AM S
23rd AM light fog, Overnight rain through mid-AM (0.61")(Event = 0.93"), Cloudy, Mild temps, Windy 49.1 58.9 32.9 0.61     24 2:30 PM NW
24th Mostly cloudy, Colder, Falling temps throughout day, A few snow flurries, Windy 28.9 35.0 19.9       28 3:30 PM NW
25th *CHRISTMAS DAY*  Cold AM (15F), Partly cloudy, Continued cold temps, Breezy 23.2 30.3 15.1       16 1:15 AM SSE
26th Early AM Snow squalls (0.1"), Partial clearing, Not quite as cold, Windy 31.8 41.2 25.1   0.1 0.1 22 3:15 PM WSW
27th Cold AM (20F), Mostly sunny, Mild PM temps, Windy 34.2 48.8 19.9       20 1:45 PM WSW
28th Sunny, Mild PM temps, Breezy 41.5 56.9 23.5       13 10:00 AM S
29th Cloudy, Rain from mid-AM to mid-PM (1.04"), Cool temps, Breezy 42.8 47.7 39.8 1.04     13 4:45 AM S
30th Overnight shower (0.01"), Partial clearing, Cool temps, Windy 36.3 45.4 27.3 0.01     25 9:30 AM NNW
31st Mostly cloudy, Cold temps, Very Windy (33 mph) 29.7 37.6 25.8       33 1:30 PM W
    Average Average Average Total Total   Average   Dominate
  Averages/Totals/Dominate Wind Direction -----> 35.8 44.2 27.3 5.48 14.1   17   S
    Mean Tmp High Low Rainfall Snow/Ice   Peak Wind   Direction




                 MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY for DEC. 2013

NAME: SMBG   CITY: SMITHSBURG   STATE: MD 
ELEV:   680 ft  LAT: 39 38' 00" N  LONG: 77 36' 00" W

                   TEMPERATURE (F), RAIN  (in), WIND SPEED (mph)

                                      HEAT  COOL        AVG
    MEAN                              DEG   DEG         WIND                 DOM
DAY TEMP  HIGH   TIME   LOW    TIME   DAYS  DAYS  RAIN  SPEED HIGH   TIME    DIR
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 1  28.9  36.8   4:00p  17.5   7:15a  36.1   0.0  0.00   0.1  10.0  10:00a   SSW
 2  37.8  43.9   3:30p  34.3   5:45a  27.2   0.0  0.00   0.0   3.0  11:15a   NNW
 3  39.1  51.0   2:45p  30.9  11:30p  25.9   0.0  0.00   0.1   6.0  11:45a     W
 4  42.1  57.5   3:00p  30.1   7:45a  22.9   0.0  0.00   0.2   7.0   8:30a   SSE
 5  53.3  66.0   3:15p  41.8   8:00a  11.8   0.0  0.02   1.0  16.0   1:30p   SSW
 6  43.5  55.9   1:45a  35.0  11:15p  21.5   0.0  2.14   2.7  16.0   8:15p     N
 7  33.0  36.6   1:15p  25.7  11:45p  32.0   0.0  0.01   3.0  18.0  11:30a   NNW
 8  25.3  27.8  12:00m  22.5   3:15a  39.7   0.0  0.55   0.6   8.0  10:00a   ENE
 9  31.3  36.0  11:45a  27.3   9:45p  33.7   0.0  0.12   0.4  12.0  11:00p     W
10  31.3  35.0   2:45p  24.7  11:30p  33.7   0.0  0.32   2.1  26.0   4:30p   WSW
11  25.5  35.2   2:45p  16.4  11:15p  39.5   0.0  0.00   1.9  17.0  12:30p   WSW
12  24.0  31.0  12:30a  19.2   8:00a  41.0   0.0  0.00   3.3  24.0   1:30a    NW
13  27.7  38.6   3:30p  18.1   6:00a  37.3   0.0  0.00   2.0  20.0  11:15a   WSW
14  30.6  35.6   1:00p  24.7  12:15a  34.4   0.0  0.32   1.1  13.0  11:45a   ENE
15  31.8  39.3  11:30a  27.8   4:00a  33.2   0.0  0.00   3.3  25.0  11:45a   WSW
16  28.8  33.5  12:30a  25.1   8:30a  36.2   0.0  0.00   2.2  17.0  12:30a     N
17  28.7  32.8   3:15p  22.9  10:30p  36.3   0.0  0.02   0.4   6.0  11:45a     E
18  29.2  35.3   3:00p  20.6  12:00m  35.8   0.0  0.00   2.5  18.0   8:45a     W
19  35.2  52.6   3:00p  17.0   3:00a  29.8   0.0  0.00   1.0  12.0  10:45a   SSW
20  45.0  54.1  10:00p  32.2   7:30a  20.0   0.0  0.00   1.0  13.0  11:00a   SSW
21  58.0  65.2  10:45p  44.2   8:30a   7.0   0.0  0.00   2.6  18.0   9:45p     S
22  62.9  67.6   6:30a  58.4  11:15p   2.4   0.3  0.32   4.6  28.0   2:45a     S
23  49.1  58.9  12:30a  32.9  12:00m  15.9   0.0  0.61   3.3  24.0   2:30p    NW
24  28.9  35.0  11:45a  19.9  12:00m  36.1   0.0  0.00   4.4  28.0   3:30p    NW
25  23.2  30.3   3:15p  15.1   7:45a  41.8   0.0  0.00   1.5  16.0   1:15a   SSE
26  31.8  41.2   3:00p  25.1   3:15a  33.2   0.0  0.00   2.2  22.0   3:15p   WSW
27  34.2  48.8   2:15p  19.9   8:00a  30.8   0.0  0.00   1.4  20.0   1:45p   WSW
28  41.5  56.9   3:00p  23.5   4:00a  23.5   0.0  0.00   1.4  13.0  10:00a     S
29  42.8  47.7   4:45a  39.8   8:00a  22.2   0.0  1.04   1.0  13.0   4:45a     S
30  36.3  45.4   1:15a  27.3  11:00p  28.7   0.0  0.01   4.6  25.0   9:30a   NNW
31  29.7  37.6   1:00p  25.8  11:15p  35.3   0.0  0.00   3.7  33.0   1:30p     W
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    35.8  67.6    22    15.1    25   904.9   0.3  5.48   1.9  33.0    31       S

Max >=  90.0:  0
Max <=  32.0:  3
Min <=  32.0: 23
Min <=   0.0:  0
Max Rain: 2.14 ON 12/06/13
Days of Rain: 10 (>.01 in) 8 (>.1 in) 2 (>1 in)
Heat Base:  65.0  Cool Base:  65.0  Method: Integration

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