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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
246 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE WORCESTER MA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              91   04/19/1976
                        04/20/1941
 LOW               11   04/07/1982
HIGHEST            79   04/22
LOWEST             17   04/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     54.3              55.1    -0.8
AVG. MINIMUM     35.2              37.0    -1.8
MEAN             44.8              46.0    -1.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               0.3     0.7
DAYS MIN <= 32     10               7.1     2.9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.79   1987
 MINIMUM         0.76   2001
TOTALS           2.63              4.11   -1.48
DAYS >= .01         8              12.4    -4.4
DAYS >= .10         7               7.5    -0.5
DAYS >= .50         1               2.6    -1.6
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.0    -1.0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.92   04/07 TO 04/07

SNOWFALL (INCHES)

RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM

TOTALS           10.0               2.8     7.2
SINCE 7/1        47.2              64.1   -16.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        MM
 24 HR TOTAL      5.7  04/04 TO 04/04

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     603               571      32
 SINCE 7/1       5431              6347    -916
COOLING TOTAL       4                 3       1
 SINCE 1/1          4                 3       1
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.9
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/291
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/290    DATE  04/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/290    DATE  04/03

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     53

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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