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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1143 AM EDT MON MAY 1 2017

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...THE PROVIDENCE RI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1904 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              98   04/19/1976
 LOW               11   04/01/1923
HIGHEST            87   04/29
LOWEST             33   04/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     61.7              58.6     3.1
AVG. MINIMUM     43.4              39.6     3.8
MEAN             52.6              49.1     3.5     47.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               3.4    -3.4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        12.74   1983
 MINIMUM         0.72   1942
TOTALS           7.10              4.36    2.74
DAYS >= .01        12              11.3     0.7
DAYS >= .10         6               6.8    -0.8
DAYS >= .50         6               3.0     3.0        3
DAYS >= 1.00        5               1.3     3.7
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.51   04/04 TO 04/04

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            9.6   1907

 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS              TR              0.6    -0.6
SINCE 7/1        45.9              33.8    12.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.2    -0.2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL        TR  04/01 TO 04/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     383               479     -96
 SINCE 7/1       4861              5350    -489
COOLING TOTAL      17                 2      15
 SINCE 1/1         17                 2      15
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.7
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/285
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/020    DATE  04/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/250    DATE  04/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      1

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

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