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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
316 AM EDT THU JUN 1 2017

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...THE ALTOONA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2017...
...MAY 2017 6TH WETTEST ON RECORD...

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              94   05/29/1969
 LOW               25   05/11/1966
                        05/10/1966
HIGHEST            91   05/18                         88  05/28
                        05/17
LOWEST             32   05/09                         35  05/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     69.1              69.0     0.1     67.8
AVG. MINIMUM     50.2              47.1     3.1     48.9
MEAN             59.7              58.1     1.6     58.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      2                MM      MM        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1                MM      MM        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                MM      MM        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.31   1960
 MINIMUM         0.43   1964
TOTALS           6.05              3.71    2.34     3.23
DAILY AVG.       0.20              0.12    0.08     0.10
DAYS >= .01        15                MM      MM       16
DAYS >= .10        10                MM      MM        8
DAYS >= .50         5                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= 1.00        2                MM      MM        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.38

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     212               242     -30      249
 SINCE 7/1       4969              6146   -1177     5168
COOLING TOTAL      53                27      26       51
 SINCE 1/1         73                33      40       51
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/230    DATE  05/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/240    DATE  05/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                8     RAIN                      10
LIGHT RAIN               21     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      4

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

&&

A NEW RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM RAINFALL OF 0.91 INCHES WAS SET ON MAY 1ST.
A NEW RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM RAINFALL OF 1.38 INCHES WAS SET ON MAY 5TH.
A NEW RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 91 DEGREES WAS SET ON MAY 17TH.
THE RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 91 DEGREES WAS TIED ON MAY 18TH.
MAY 2017 WAS THE 6TH WETTEST ON RECORD WITH TOTAL PRECIPITATION OF
6.05 INCHES.

$$
MS



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