On this date in weather history - December 3rd

Author: Trent Aric, Meteorologist, taric@local10.com
Published On: Dec 03 2012 05:01:44 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 04 2012 05:03:51 PM EST
MIAMI -

On this date, the city of Yuma, Ariz., normally receives about 3.40 inches of rain throughout the year. On this date in 1926, the town received 1.10 inches of rain. A week later, the town had received a total of 4.43 inches for the month, making it the wettest December on record.
 

MONDAY'S WEATHER EXTREMES:
   HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).........................86 La Grange, Texas
   HIGHEST HEAT INDEX (DEGREES F)..........................86 Kahului, Hawaii
   LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F)..........................1 Sheridan, Wyo.
   LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...........................-59 Fairbanks Eiels, Alaska
   HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).................................92 Mt. Washington, N.H.
   HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)..........................0.61 Astoria, Ore.