Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1009 AM EDT THU SEP 1 2016

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              99   08/12/1944
 LOW               38   08/30/1965
                        08/29/1941
HIGHEST            90   08/12
LOWEST             54   08/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     80.8              77.3     3.5
AVG. MINIMUM     63.5              60.4     3.1
MEAN             72.2              68.8     3.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               0.5     0.5
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        18.68   1955
 MINIMUM         0.90   1944
TOTALS           3.96              3.71    0.25
DAYS >= .01         8              10.1    -2.1
DAYS >= .10         7               6.1     0.9
DAYS >= .50         3               2.5     0.5
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.1    -0.1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.40   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
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                25     -25
 SINCE 7/1          9                39     -30
COOLING TOTAL     230               145      85
 SINCE 1/1        588               426     162
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.0
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   5/249
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/300    DATE  08/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/270    DATE  08/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           21
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      2

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

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