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November 2012 Summary

 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
910 AM EST SAT DEC 1 2012

...NOVEMBER 2012 WEATHER SUMMARY...

NOVEMBER STARTED OFF ON THE COOL SIDE ACROSS THE REGION WITH 
TEMPERATURES GENERALLY LOCKED IN THE 40S OR LOWER 50S. BY VETERANS 
DAY WEEKEND...TEMPERATURES JUMPED INTO THE UPPER 60S AND EVEN LOWER 
70S IN SOME SPOTS THANKS TO A BROAD AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE ANCHORED 
OVER THE SOUTHEAST. THOSE ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES DID NOT LAST 
LONG THOUGH AS A STRONG COLD FRONT SWEPT THROUGH THE REGION ON THE 
12TH. THAT WAS THE ONLY SYSTEM TO BRING ANY SIGNIFICANT 
PRECIPITATION TO THE AREA DURING THE MONTH AS MUCH OF THE AREA 
RECEIVED AROUND THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH.

THE REST OF NOVEMBER FEATURED RATHER BENIGN WEATHER. ANOTHER WARM UP 
OCCURRED IN THE DAYS LEADING UP TO THANKSGIVING WITH TEMPERATURES 
REACHING THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 60S. SOME AREAS SAW A FEW TENTHS OF 
AN INCH OF SNOW ACCUMULATION ON THE 24TH...BUT IT MELTED AWAY 
QUICKLY. ON THE WHOLE...THE MONTH FINISHED RATHER DRY WITH DAYTON 
EXPERIENCING ITS 5TH DRIEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD...COLUMBUS ITS 6TH 
DRIEST...AND CINCINNATI ITS 13TH DRIEST. AVERAGE MONTHLY 
TEMPERATURES FINISHED AROUND 2 TO 3 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL.

                   NOVEMBER PRECIP / DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL 
CINCINNATI               1.08      /        -2.35
COLUMBUS                 0.66      /        -2.54
DAYTON                   0.79      /        -2.60


                 NOVEMBER AVG TEMP / DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL 
CINCINNATI               42.1      /        -3.0
COLUMBUS                 42.1      /        -2.3
DAYTON                   40.9      /        -1.9

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                 TOP 10 DRIEST NOVEMBERS ON RECORD

        CINCINNATI           COLUMBUS             DAYTON
     1. 0.31 / 1917      1. 0.18 / 1917      1. 0.34 / 1917
     2. 0.34 / 1904         0.18 / 1904      2. 0.48 / 1949
     3. 0.43 / 1949      3. 0.42 / 2009      3. 0.63 / 1904
     4. 0.71 / 1912      4. 0.59 / 1901      4. 0.69 / 1963 
     5. 0.72 / 1943      5. 0.60 / 1976      5. 0.79 / 2012*
     6. 0.74 / 1901      6. 0.66 / 2012*     6. 0.81 / 1912
     7. 0.83 / 1976      7. 0.79 / 1910      7. 0.86 / 1953
     8. 0.85 / 1939      8. 0.80 / 1963         0.86 / 1908
     9. 0.92 / 2009      9. 0.84 / 1908      9. 0.87 / 1976
    10. 0.94 / 1963     10. 0.92 / 1934     10. 0.89 / 1933
           ...
    13. 1.08 / 2012*

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