BWS Daily Climatology Written Summary

BWS Daily Climatology Table One

BWS Daily Climatology Table Two

BWS Daily Climatology Graphs

December 1 2016 to December 6 2016


(Compiled: Wednesday, December 07, 2016 14:18)

Written Summary   Table One   Table Two   Graphs  
Notes:
1. Mean daily temperature and pressure are averaged from the standard 24 hourly observations and not as the average of the maximum and minimum values.
2. Precipitation day has = or >0.01". Trace amounts (< 0.01") are not included in data.
3. Departures from the normal are based on the 1971 to 2000 normals where available (with the exception of the Sea Surface Temperature, which is based on the 1985 to 2000 normal).
Notes:
1. Mean humidity is averaged from the standard 24 hourly observations.
2. Weather Notes indicate a specific condition was observed at least once that day.
3. Departures from the normal are based on the 1971 to 2000 normals where available (with the exception of the Sea Surface Temperature, which is based on the 1985 to 2000 normal).
Key:
PN = Precipitation, PC = Partly Cloudy, MC = Mostly Cloudy, OV = Overcast, DZ = Drizzle, SH = Showers, BS = Blowing Spray GR = Hail, FC = Funnel Cloud, HZ = Haze, RA = Rain, BR = Mist, TS = Thunder Storm/Shower
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Last edited: Wednesday, December 07, 2016

December began fair and breezy with high pressure to our east. There was no rainfall and 3.1 hours of sunshine with a high of 75F/24C and a low of 67F/20C. A cold front swept through on Friday the 2nd, managing to produce 0.06" of rain. There was still 3.4 hours of recorded sunshine. The high was 75F/24C and the low 68F/20C. The 3rd and 4th was influenced by high pressure to the northwest that brought mainly fair conditions with 7.5 hours of sunshine on the 3rd and 5.5 hours on the 4th. A trace of rainfall was recorded both days. Strong winds accompanied the high with peak winds on the 3rd of 34 knots and 33 knots on the 4th. The high on the 3rd was 70F/21C with a low of 63F/17C. The 4th saw a high of 68F/20C with a low of 62F/17C. On Monday the 5th, a center of high pressure moved to the near south, bringing settled conditions. The high was 68F/20C with a low of 63F/17C and 6.9 hours of sunshine. Strong winds arrived by mid-morning Tuesday the 6th as a semi-stationary front entered the area. A few late morning shower became periods of light rain in the afternoon that persisted through the evening. Winds rapidly decreased through the afternoon and became light towards evening. There was 0.3" of precipitation recorded with a high of 73F/23C, a low of 66F/19C and 0 hours of sunshine.

Produced by the Bermuda Weather Service
Unless otherwise stated, all statistical data are based on observations taken at the Bermuda International Airport.
 Mean Temp.
(°C/°F)
Max Temp.
(°C/°F)
Min Temp.
(°C/°F)
Daily Precip.
Inches
Accumulated Precip.
Inches
Year To Date Precip.
Inches
Sea Surface Temp.
(C/F)
Mean
Sea Level Pressure
" Hg / hPa
Max
Sea Level Pressure
" Hg / hPa
Min
Sea Level Pressure
" Hg / hPa
Total   0.36      
Mean20.2 / 68.321.9 / 71.418.4 / 65.0   20.1 / 68.130.00 / 1016.0  
Departure
From Norm.
0.5 / 0.8-0.1 / -0.21.0 / 1.7-4.07  0.0 / 0.0   
Max22.1 / 71.824.1 / 75.4 0.30  20.3 / 68.530.08 / 1018.630.17 / 1021.7 
Min18.4 / 65.1 16.5 / 61.7   19.6 / 67.329.91 / 1012.9 29.88 / 1011.9
 Mean Temp.
(°C/°F)
Max Temp.
(°C/°F)
Min Temp.
(°C/°F)
Daily Precip.
Inches
Accumulated Precip.
Inches
Year To Date Precip.
Inches
Sea Surface Temp.
(C/F)
Mean
Sea Level Pressure
" Hg / hPa
Max
Sea Level Pressure
" Hg / hPa
Min
Sea Level Pressure
" Hg / hPa
12/1/201622.1 / 71.823.9 / 75.019.6 / 67.30.000.0067.9620.3 / 68.530.06 / 1018.030.17 / 1021.729.97 / 1014.9
12/2/201621.9 / 71.424.1 / 75.420.1 / 68.20.060.0668.0220.3 / 68.529.94 / 1013.929.99 / 1015.629.90 / 1012.5
12/3/201619.7 / 67.520.9 / 69.617.4 / 63.30.000.0668.0220.3 / 68.529.91 / 1012.929.95 / 1014.229.88 / 1011.9
12/4/201618.4 / 65.119.8 / 67.616.5 / 61.70.000.0668.0220.3 / 68.530.01 / 1016.330.08 / 1018.629.93 / 1013.5
12/5/201618.5 / 65.320.0 / 68.017.4 / 63.30.000.0668.0219.6 / 67.330.08 / 1018.630.14 / 1020.730.04 / 1017.3
12/6/201620.4 / 68.722.5 / 72.519.1 / 66.40.300.3668.3219.6 / 67.329.99 / 1015.630.04 / 1017.329.88 / 1011.9
 Hours Of
Sunshine
Mean
R.H.
%
Absolute
Max. R.H.
%
Absolute
Min. R.H.
%
Max Of
Mean Wind
knots / °
Peak
Wind
knots / °
Sky Conditions / Weather Notes
PN PC MC OV DZ SH RA GR TS FC HZ BS BR
Total26.4         
2466141000000
Mean4.468.678.856.0      
             
Departure
From Norm.
          
-14            
Max7.5 93.0 25  34  
             
Min0.0  46.0      
             
 Hours Of
Sunshine
Mean
R.H.
%
Absolute
Max. R.H.
%
Absolute
Min. R.H.
%
Max Of
Mean Wind
knots / °
Peak
Wind
knots / °
Sky Conditions / Weather Notes
PN PC MC OV DZ SH RA GR TS FC HZ BS BR
12/1/20163.168.5805520 / 25024 / 250
PCMCOV
12/2/20163.482.4907023 / 26030 / 260
PNPCMCOVSH
12/3/20167.560.4724725 / 31034 / 330
PCMCOVSH
12/4/20165.558714623 / 32033 / 320
MCOVSH
12/5/20166.958675016 / 03023 / 010
PCMCOV
12/6/2016084.3936823 / 27032 / 270
PNMCOVDZSHRA