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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
229 PM EST MON JAN 2 2017

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...THE HARRISBURG PA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             107   07/03/1966
 LOW              -22   01/21/1994
HIGHEST            98   07/23        MM      MM
LOWEST              5   01/25        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.3              62.3     3.0
AVG. MINIMUM     46.3              44.3     2.0
MEAN             55.8              53.3     2.5
DAYS MAX >= 90     43              20.7    22.3
DAYS MAX <= 32     15              20.3    -5.3
DAYS MIN <= 32     92              99.5    -7.5
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.4    -0.4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        73.73   2011
 MINIMUM        25.52   1941
TOTALS          40.97             40.74    0.23
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.11    0.00
DAYS >= .01       123             122.0     1.0
DAYS >= .10        77              75.2     1.8
DAYS >= .50        25              29.5    -4.5
DAYS >= 1.00       10              10.1    -0.1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.95   MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           81.3   1960
                        0
                        0
 24 HR TOTAL     25.0   02/11/1983 TO 02/12/1983
TOTALS           39.9              30.6     9.3
 LIQUID EQUIV    3.99              3.10    0.89
SINCE 7/1         0.8               5.7    -4.9
 LIQUID 7/1      0.08
DAYS >= TRACE      33              16.8    16.2
DAYS >= 1.0         5               8.0    -3.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        26   01/24
 24 HR TOTAL     26.4R  01/23 TO 01/23
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    4770              5268    -498
 SINCE 7/1         MM              2001      MM
COOLING TOTAL    1515              1001     514
 SINCE 1/1       1515              1002     513

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/24/1963
 LATEST       05/11/1966
EARLIEST                        09/24
LATEST                          05/11
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/300    DATE  04/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    57/300    DATE  04/03

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           63
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            188
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY        115

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             35     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               40     RAIN                      60
LIGHT RAIN              142     FREEZING RAIN              3
LT FREEZING RAIN          5     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       7
LIGHT SNOW               30     SLEET                      7
FOG                     162     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     19
HAZE                     80

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

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