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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
349 AM EDT FRI SEP 1 2017

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...THE ALTOONA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2017

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            86   08/22                         95  08/10
LOWEST             49   08/09                         51  08/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     76.9              80.0    -3.1     85.4
AVG. MINIMUM     56.8              58.5    -1.7     61.8
MEAN             66.8              69.2    -2.4     73.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                MM      MM        4
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           3.45                MM      MM     3.39
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.10    0.01     0.11
DAYS >= .01        13                MM      MM       11
DAYS >= .10         7                MM      MM        8
DAYS >= .50         4                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.81   08/18 TO 08/18

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      28                23       5        0
 SINCE 7/1         34                24      10        4
COOLING TOTAL      92               154     -62      273
 SINCE 1/1        542               473      69      744
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              3.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/330    DATE  08/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/290    DATE  08/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     79

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              8     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      28     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      3

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

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