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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
420 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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...THE ALTOONA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              97   08/20/1962
                        08/02/1955
                        08/28/1948
 LOW               36   08/29/1982
HIGHEST            91   08/17                         86  08/27
LOWEST             48   08/28                         47  08/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     81.5              80.0     1.5     77.4
AVG. MINIMUM     56.9              58.5    -1.6     57.3
MEAN             69.2              69.2     0.0     67.3

DAYS MAX >= 90      1                MM      MM        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                MM      MM        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.07   1979
 MINIMUM         0.02   1989
TOTALS           1.39                MM      MM     4.95
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.10   -0.06     0.16
DAYS >= .01         6                MM      MM       10
DAYS >= .10         4                MM      MM        8
DAYS >= .50         1                MM      MM        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.51

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      11                23     -12       20
 SINCE 7/1         14                24     -10       34
COOLING TOTAL     147               154      -7      101
 SINCE 1/1        585               473     112      452
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    18/360    DATE  08/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    27/280    DATE  08/20

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      22     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      9

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

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