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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
610 AM EDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE HARRISBURG PA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             104   08/07/1918
                        08/06/1918
 LOW               45   08/31/1976
HIGHEST            96   08/13                         94  08/17
LOWEST             59   08/23                         59  08/28
AVG. MAXIMUM     88.5              83.4     5.1     85.6
AVG. MINIMUM     69.6              64.5     5.1     65.6
MEAN             79.1              74.0     5.1     75.6
DAYS MAX >= 90     16               3.7    12.3        6
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.67   1933
 MINIMUM         0.53   1995
TOTALS           4.02              3.20    0.82     2.36
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.10    0.03     0.08
DAYS >= .01        10               9.1     0.9        7
DAYS >= .10         6               5.9     0.1        4
DAYS >= .50         2               2.1    -0.1        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.0     0.0        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.05   08/21 TO 08/21
                        08/20 TO 08/21
                        08/21 TO 08/21

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.0   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31


DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 2      -2        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 2      -2        0
COOLING TOTAL     446               280     166      337
 SINCE 1/1       1264               896     368     1120
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/280    DATE  08/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/270    DATE  08/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             19
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              7     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      4

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

&&

AUGUST 2016 WILL GO DOWN AS THE WARMEST ON RECORD.

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 79.1 DEGREES WAS WARMER THAN AUGUST
1966. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR AUGUST 1966 WAS 78.3 DEGREES.

$$

MARTIN



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