December 2016
  Midnight to Midnight 8 AM Observations  
  Temperature (F) Degree Days Precipitation (inches) Soil Temperature (F) Temp. (F)  
Day High Time (CST) Low Time (CST) Mean Depart Heating Cooling Precipitation Snowfall Snow Depth 4 inch 8 inch Morning Low Comments
1 39 1:15 PM 35 1:50 AM 37 +3 28 0 T 0.0 0 45 47 35 rain
2 40 2:03 PM 35 12:37 AM 38 +4 27 0 0.00 0.0 0 44 46 35  
3 38 2:30 PM 30 7:54 PM 34 +1 31 0 0.00 0.0 0 44 46 31  
4 34 9:18 AM 31 1:07 PM 33 0 32 0 T T 0 43 45 31 snow
5 39 2:29 PM 31 5:28 AM 35 +3 30 0 0.41 1.0 T 42 44 31 snowfall measured at end of storm (5pm), rain, ice pellets, snow
6 38 2:34 PM 29 11:04 PM 34 +2 31 0 T 0.0 0 42 44 33 rain
7 36 12:40 PM 23 11:58 PM 30 -1 35 0 0.00 0.0 0 40 43 26  
8 23 12:00 AM 18 6:04 AM 21 -10 44 0 T T 0 38 41 18 snow flurries
9 27 11:42 AM 20 9:59 PM 24 -7 41 0 T T T 37 39 20 snow flurries
10 28 1:29 PM 20 12:28 AM 24 -6 41 0 T T 0 36 39 20 snow flurries
11 36 11:00 AM 25 12:00 AM 31 +1 34 0 0.06 0.6 1 38 39 25 snow
12 35 12:00 AM 22 7:48 PM 29 -1 36 0 0.16 T 0 38 40 25 snow, rain, fog
13 29 7:17 AM 10 11:26 PM 20 -9 45 0 0.10 1.2 1 37 39 26 snow
14 26 2:49 PM 4 2:47 AM 15 -14 50 0 T T 1 36 38 4 snow
15 17 1:14 PM 5 7:07 AM 11 -18 54 0 0.00 0.0 1 35 37 5  
16 27 11:59 PM 14 12:23 AM 21 -8 44 0 0.00 0.0 1 34 36 14  
17 31 8:49 AM 17 11:59 PM 24 -4 41 0 0.07 0.0 T 34 36 27 freezing rain, fog, 1/16" ice on ground
18 17 12:00 AM -2 11:59 PM 8 -20 57 0 0.03 0.2 T 35 36 4 freezing rain, sleet, snow, fog, 1/10" ice on ground
19 20 2:40 PM -4 6:43 AM 8 -20 57 0 T T T 34 36 -4 snow flurries, 1/10" ice on ground
20 34 1:30 PM 10 1:56 AM 22 -6 43 0 0.00 0.0 T 34 35 10 1/10" ice on ground
21 43 2:23 PM 16 6:28 AM 30 +3 35 0 0.00 0.0 T 34 35 16  
22 43 2:31PM 28 11:45 PM 36 +9 29 0 0.00 0.0 T 34 35 30  
23 36 10:02 PM 27 12:16 AM 32 +5 33 0 0.00 0.0 T 34 36 27  
24 45 1:01 PM 35 11:22 PM 40 +13 25 0 0.03 0.0 0 36 36   rain, fog
25 47 11:59 PM 34 3:25 AM 41 +14 24 0 T 0.0 0 38 39 34 rain, fog
26 58 4:18 AM 32 11:50 PM 45 +19 20 0 0.46 0.0 0 42 41 47 rain, fog
27 39 1:50 PM 25 11:52 PM 32 +6 33 0 0.03 0.0 0 39 41 28 rain
28 45 12:58 PM 24 2:59 AM 35 +9 30 0 0.00 0.0 0 36 39 24  
29 41 1:50 PM 31 7:13 AM 36 +10 29 0 T 0.0 0 37 39 31  
30 38 2:48 PM 25 7:15 AM 32 +6 33 0 0.00 0.0 0 37 38 25  
31 48 1:07 PM 23 11:13 PM 36 +10 29 0 0.00 0.0 0 36 38    
Avg/Sum 35.4   21.7   28.8   1121 0 1.35 3.0 0 37.7 39.5    
Highest 58   35   45   57 0 0.46 1.2 1        
Lowest 17   -4   8   20 0 0.00 0.0 0        
Normal 36.7   21.2   29.0   1117 0 2.73 6.6          
Departure -1.3   0.5   -0.1   4 0 -1.38 -3.6          
Days 90 0 Days 32 27                        
Notes:
Temperatures are from midnight to midnight (calendar day) and are in degrees Fahrenheit
Precipitation and snowfall are measured at 8 am and represent the previous 24 hours, T means a trace of precipitation
Time is always Central Standard Time (CST)
Heating and cooling degree days use a base temperature of 65F
Normal refers to the 1981-2010 average
Days 90 means # of days with a high temperature of 90 or more, "Days 32" means # of days with a low temperature of 32 or less