A VERY Warm January on Delmarva

Alaska, Canada, and the Eastern U.S. had an extremely warm January.

Alaska, Canada, and the Eastern U.S. had an extremely warm January.

January Climate data: 23 of the 31 days in January were ABOVE normal in Salisbury. A very warm month!

The coldest was 0° on the 9th, while the warmest day was 67° on the 12th.

Globally, the incredible warmth continued as well:

ncep_cfsr_t2m_anomPRELIMINARY LOCAL CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA (WS FORM: F-6)

                                          STATION:   SALISBURY MD
                                          MONTH:     JANUARY
                                          YEAR:      2017
                                          LATITUDE:   38 20 N
                                          LONGITUDE:  75 30 W

  TEMPERATURE IN F:       :PCPN:    SNOW:  WIND      :SUNSHINE: SKY     :PK WND
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1   2   3   4   5  6A  6B    7    8   9   10  11  12  13   14  15   16   17  18
                                     12Z  AVG MX 2MIN
DY MAX MIN AVG DEP HDD CDD  WTR  SNW DPTH SPD SPD DIR MIN PSBL S-S WX    SPD DR
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 1  56  34  45   9  20   0 0.00  0.0    M  5.4 20 230   M    M   3        26 240
 2  49  40  45   9  20   0 0.67  0.0    M 10.0 18  50   M    M  10 1      24  40
 3  51  46  49  13  16   0 0.28  0.0    M  7.4 15  60   M    M  10 1      19 250
 4  56  37  47  11  18   0 0.00  0.0    M  8.4 13 300   M    M   6 1      21 290
 5  37  25  31  -5  34   0    T    T    M  3.2 13 330   M    M   4        16 320
 6  35  30  33  -3  32   0 0.01  0.1    M  8.8 18  10   M    M  10        25  10
 7  29  18  24 -11  41   0 0.60  9.0    M 12.9 25 330   M    M   8 12     31 330
 8  22  14  18 -17  47   0    T  0.0    M 11.5 22 320   M    M   0        30 320
 9  24   0  12 -23  53   0 0.00  0.0    M  2.4  9 170   M    M   1        12 170
10  46   4  25 -10  40   0 0.00  0.0    M  4.5 16 180   M    M   3        22 180
11  56  41  49  14  16   0 0.18  0.0    M  9.5 23 190   M    M   6 1      32 200
12  67  55  61  26   4   0 0.00  0.0    M 16.5 28 210   M    M   3        38 200
13  62  39  51  16  14   0 0.00  0.0    M  9.1 22 350   M    M   4        27 330
14  42  33  38   3  27   0 0.29  0.0    M  5.9 14  30   M    M  10 1      18  40
15  45  35  40   5  25   0    T  0.0    M  5.2 13 320   M    M   5 1      17 340
16  45  30  38   3  27   0 0.00  0.0    M  1.6  7  70   M    M   8         9  40
17  56  40  48  13  17   0 0.03  0.0    M  5.7 15 230   M    M   8 1      22 240
18  55  47  51  16  14   0    T  0.0    M  7.6 16 350   M    M   9 1      21 340
19  51  32  42   7  23   0 0.00  0.0    M  4.0 10 350   M    M   7 1      14 340
20  48  30  39   4  26   0 0.06  0.0    M  2.2  9 120   M    M   6 12     10 130
21  50  45  48  13  17   0    T  0.0    M  2.9  9 210   M    M  10 1      11 200
22  52  46  49  14  16   0 0.14  0.0    M 10.5 22  50   M    M  10 12     32  50
23  51  43  47  12  18   0 0.91  0.0    M 22.5 36  50   M    M  10 1      50  60
24  47  39  43   8  22   0 0.01  0.0    M 14.6 29 300   M    M   8 1      42 310
25  59  39  49  14  16   0 0.00  0.0    M  7.1 14 250   M    M   0        21 270
26  63  41  52  16  13   0    T  0.0    M 11.7 24 300   M    M   2        36 310
27  45  31  38   2  27   0 0.00  0.0    M  9.9 24 300   M    M   3        32 310
28  45  29  37   1  28   0 0.00  0.0    M  8.8 22 250   M    M   5        28 250
29  48  26  37   1  28   0    T    M    0  4.7 16 300   M    M   4        22 270
30  40  22  31  -5  34   0 0.17  0.5    1  8.3 23 290   M    M   6 18     32 290
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SM 1432  991       733   0  3.35     9.6 242.8          M      179
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AV 47.7 33.0                               8.1 FASTST   M    M   6    MAX(MPH)
                                 MISC ---->  # 36  50               # 50   60
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NOTES:
# LAST OF SEVERAL OCCURRENCES

COLUMN 17 PEAK WIND IN M.P.H.

PRELIMINARY LOCAL CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA (WS FORM: F-6) , PAGE 2

                                          STATION:  SALISBURY MD
                                          MONTH:    JANUARY
                                          YEAR:     2017
                                          LATITUDE:   38 20 N
                                          LONGITUDE:  75 30 W

[TEMPERATURE DATA]      [PRECIPITATION DATA]       SYMBOLS USED IN COLUMN 16

AVERAGE MONTHLY: 40.4   TOTAL FOR MONTH:   3.35    1 = FOG OR MIST
DPTR FM NORMAL:   5.0   DPTR FM NORMAL:   -0.14    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
HIGHEST:    67 ON 12    GRTST 24HR  0.92 ON 22-23      TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
LOWEST:      0 ON  9                               3 = THUNDER