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Selected U.S. City
and State Extremes

December 2008

Source NOAA/NWS Forecast Offices and compiled by NCDC.
2008 Map of State Monthly Records
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    Maps of Monthly and All-Time Records

    December Station Map of State Monthly Records
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    December Station Map of State Monthly Records
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    December Station Map of State All-Time Records
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    December Station Map of State All-Time Records
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    December Station Map of State Monthly Records
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    December Station Map of State Monthly Records
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    December Station Map of State Monthly Records
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    December Station Map of State All-Time Records
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    December Station Map of State Monthly Records
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    December Station Map of State Monthly Records
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    December Station Map of State All-Time Records
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    December Station Map of State All-Time Records
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    For additional records not included in the selected list below please refer to the U.S. Records page.


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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
    None Reported.

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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
    Muskegon, MI Annual precipitation record 2008 42.90 inches 42.88 inches 1905
    St.Louis, MO Annual precipitation record December, 2008 55.00 inches 54.97 inches December, 1982
    Windsor Locks/Bradley Int'l AP, CT Annual precipitation record December, 2008 65.02 inches 64.55 inches December, 1972
    Chicago/O'Hare Int'l AP, IL Annual precipitation record December, 2008 49.84 inches 49.35 inches December, 1983
    Grand Rapids, MI Annual precipitation record December,2008 48.37 inches 47.53 inches December, 1986
    Green Bay, WI Third wettest December on record December,2008 3.73 inches N/A N/A;the wettest occurred in 1893 with 4.20 inches

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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
    Lake Charles, LA All-Time snowfall record for the month December, 2008 0.4 inches 0.2 inches December, 1989
    Beaumont/Port Arthur, TX All-Time snowfall record for the month December, 2008 1.8 inches 0.7 inches December, 1989
    Lafayette, LA All-Time snowfall record for the month December 11, 2008 1.0 inches None Recorded None Recorded
    Glasgow AP, MT Daily snowfall record for the month December 13, 2008 10.0 inches 8.0 inches December 9, 1906
    Glasgow AP, MT Snowfall record for the month December, 2008 24.8 inches 18.8 inches December, 2003
    Las Vegas NWS Office, NV All-Time snowfall record for the month December, 2008 3.6 inches 2.0 inches December, 1967
    Las Vegas NWS Office, NV Daily snowfall record for the month December 17, 2008 3.6 inches 2.0 inches December 15, 1967
    Las Vegas NWS Office, NV Sixth snowiest month on record December, 2008 3.6 inches N/A N/A;the snowiest month occurred in January, 1949 with 16.7 inches
    Coeur D' Alene NWS Office, ID All-Time 24-hour snowfall record December 18, 2008 25.0 inches 16.0 inches February 26, 1955
    Big Bear Lake, CA Tied all-time snow depth record December 18, 2008 54 inches 54 inches February 2 and 4, 1979
    Sioux City, IA Second snowiest December on record December, 2008 21 inches N/A N/A;the snowiest occurred in 1897 with 26.4 inches
    Condon, OR Monthly snowfall record December, 2008 38.8 inches 26.3 inches December, 2003
    Heppner, OR Monthly snowfall record December, 2008 17.3 inches 15.0 inches December, 1983
    Pendleton AP, OR Monthly snowfall record December, 2008 27.4 inches 26.6 inches December, 1983
    Whitman Mission, WA Monthly snowfall record December, 2008 24.2 inches 14.8 inches December, 1996
    Bismarck, ND Monthly snowfall record December, 2008 33.3 inches 21.7 inches December, 1916
    Bismarck, ND All-Time snowfall record December, 2008 33.3 inches 31.1 inches March, 1975
    Williston, ND Monthly snowfall record December, 2008 21.4 inches 21.2 inches December, 1933
    Madison, WI Monthly snowfall record December, 2008 36.0 inches 35.0 inches December, 2000
    Las Vegas/McCarran Int'l AP, NV Tied December calendar days snowfall record December, 2008 4 days 4 days December, 1967
    La Crosse, WI Monthly snowfall record December, 2008 32.7 inches 30.4 inches December, 1990
    La Crosse, WI Fourth snowiest month on record December, 2008 32.7 inches 32.2 inches January, 1886;the snowiest occurred in January 1929 with 39.6 inches
    Great Falls, MT Snowiest December on record December, 2008 30.5 inches 25.0 December, 1945
    Boise, ID Second snowiest December on record December, 2008 20 inches 19.4 inches December, 1924;the snowiest occurred in 1983 with 26.2 inches
    Fargo/Moorhead, ND All-Time snowfall record December, 2008 33.5 inches 31.5 inches January, 1989
    Williston, ND All-Time snowfall record December, 2008 31.5 inches 30.9 inches March, 1975
    Wausau, WI All-Time snowiest month on record December, 2008 36.9 inches 36.2 inches March, 1956
    Wausau, WI Snowiest December on record December, 2008 36.9 inches 31.7 inches December, 1990
    Green Bay, WI Snowiest December on record December, 2008 45.8 inches 36.4 inches December, 1887
    Green Bay, WI Second snowiest month on record December, 2008 45.8 inches N/A N/A;the snowiest month occurred in March 1888 with 48.2 inches
    Rochester, NY Monthly snowfall record December, 2008 46.2 inches 46.1 inches December, 1981
    Grand Forks NWS Office, ND December snowfall record December, 2008 30.1 inches N/A N/A
    Sisseton, SD December snowfall record December, 2008 19.4 inches 19.0 December, 1972

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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
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