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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1040 AM EDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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...THE WORCESTER MA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              91   04/19/1976
                        04/20/1941
 LOW                9   04/01/1923
HIGHEST            71   04/18
LOWEST             27   04/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     54.6              55.1    -0.5
AVG. MINIMUM     37.7              37.0     0.7
MEAN             46.2              46.0     0.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.3    -0.3
DAYS MIN <= 32      8               7.1     0.9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.79   1987
 MINIMUM         0.75   2001
TOTALS           2.97              4.11   -1.14
DAYS >= .01        13              12.4     0.6
DAYS >= .10         8               7.5     0.5
DAYS >= .50         1               2.6    -1.6
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.0     0.0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.56   04/20 TO 04/21

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           21.0   1987
 SNOW DEPTH        17   1987
TOTALS            0.2               2.8    -2.6
SINCE 7/1       119.7              64.1    55.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.2   04/09 TO 04/09

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     558               571     -13
 SINCE 7/1       6758              6347     411
COOLING TOTAL       0                 3      -3
 SINCE 1/1          0                 3      -3
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.3
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   6/285
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/310    DATE  04/04
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/310    DATE  04/04

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     59

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      1
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
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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