IEM Daily Feature
Friday, 30 December 2011

50 degrees in December

Posted: 30 Dec 2011 05:55 AM

High temperatures on Thursday were almost too good to be true around 50 degrees. How exceptional is it to have 50 degree temperatures in December? The featured chart presents the daily 95th percentile for high temperature (which ~50 in December approximately falls). Using this metric, we can see that our current weather is about equivalent to having 100 degree temperatures in July. The bottom chart shows the distance, as normalized by the day's standard deviation, the 95th percentile is from the daily average.

Good = 32
Bad = 7

Tags:   highs