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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
555 PM EST THU MAR 2 2017

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...THE ALTOONA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2016 TO 2/28/2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              75   02/24/2017
 LOW              -20   01/17/1982
HIGHEST            75R  02/24        MM      MM       71  12/27
LOWEST              6   01/09        MM      MM        2  02/14
                        12/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     42.6              36.6     6.0     41.8
AVG. MINIMUM     27.7              22.0     5.7     25.5
MEAN             35.1              29.3     5.8     33.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     17                MM      MM       22
DAYS MIN <= 32     59                MM      MM       60
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                MM      MM        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.90   1971
 MINIMUM         3.33   2002
TOTALS           6.95              6.63    0.32     7.58
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.07    0.00     0.08
DAYS >= .01        39                MM      MM       30
DAYS >= .10        20                MM      MM       18
DAYS >= .50         3                MM      MM        5
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.97   MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2676              3251    -575     2831
 SINCE 7/1       3667              4555    -888     3824
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/21/1956
 LATEST       06/01/1966
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.1
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   6/263
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/310    DATE  02/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/310    DATE  02/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             31
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         44

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                      10
LIGHT RAIN               34     FREEZING RAIN              3
LT FREEZING RAIN          5     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                       9
LIGHT SNOW               37     SLEET                      0
FOG                      54     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      8
HAZE                     15

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

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