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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1143 AM EDT MON MAY 1 2017

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...THE BOSTON MA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1872 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              94   04/18/1976
 LOW               11   04/05/1874
HIGHEST            86   04/16
LOWEST             33   04/02
                        04/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.8              55.6     4.2
AVG. MINIMUM     43.3              40.6     2.7
MEAN             51.6              48.1     3.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               2.1    -2.1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.57   2004
 MINIMUM         0.83   1999
TOTALS           5.73              3.74    1.99
DAILY AVG.       0.19              0.12    0.07
DAYS >= .01        12              11.2     0.8
DAYS >= .10         6               6.5    -0.5
DAYS >= .50         6               2.2     3.8
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.8     1.2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.56   04/01 TO 04/01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           22.4   1997
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            1.2               1.9    -0.7
SINCE 7/1        47.6              43.8     3.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     MM
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.3     0.7
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        MM
 24 HR TOTAL      1.2   04/01 TO 04/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     413               510     -97
 SINCE 7/1       4903              5381    -478
COOLING TOTAL      19                 3      16
 SINCE 1/1         19                 3      16
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.1
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/232
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/220    DATE  04/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/290    DATE  04/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            3
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             16
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      0

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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