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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
805 AM EST MON JAN 1 2018

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...THE WORCESTER MA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              72   12/07/1998
 LOW              -17   12/29/1933
HIGHEST            56   12/06
                        12/05
LOWEST             -3   12/29
AVG. MAXIMUM     30.8              36.3    -5.5
AVG. MINIMUM     19.3              22.6    -3.3
MEAN             25.0              29.4    -4.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32     16              10.9     5.1
DAYS MIN <= 32     29              25.8     3.2
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               0.4     2.6

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.83   1973
 MINIMUM         0.68   1955
TOTALS           2.85              3.82   -0.97
DAYS >= .01        11              12.2    -1.2
DAYS >= .10         6               6.9    -0.9
DAYS >= .50         3               2.8     0.2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.9    -0.9
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.75   12/05 TO 12/05

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           37.0   1992
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS           13.4              14.4    -1.0
SINCE 7/1        13.4              17.2    -3.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        MM
 24 HR TOTAL      6.8   12/09 TO 12/09

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1230              1102     128
 SINCE 7/1       2366              2504    -138
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1        533               471      62
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.2
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   7/273
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/280    DATE  12/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/290    DATE  12/13

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          4     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               11     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      4

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

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