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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1009 AM EDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE BOSTON MA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1872 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             102   08/02/1975
 LOW               46   08/25/1940
HIGHEST            98   08/12
LOWEST             61   08/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     84.7              79.6     5.1
AVG. MINIMUM     68.1              64.6     3.5
MEAN             76.4              72.1     4.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      7               2.8     4.2
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        17.09   1955
 MINIMUM         0.39   1883
TOTALS           1.72              3.35   -1.63
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.11   -0.05
DAYS >= .01         8               9.4    -1.4
DAYS >= .10         4               5.8    -1.8
DAYS >= .50         1               2.0    -1.0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.8    -0.8
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.90   08/21 TO 08/22

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

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 7      -7
 SINCE 7/1          7                13      -6
COOLING TOTAL     362               227     135
 SINCE 1/1        894               659     235
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.5
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/224
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/260    DATE  08/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/270    DATE  08/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             16
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       6     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      0

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

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