Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
241 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE BOSTON MA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1872 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              94   04/18/1976
 LOW               11   04/05/1874
HIGHEST            78   04/22
LOWEST             22   04/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     54.6              55.6    -1.0
AVG. MINIMUM     39.5              40.6    -1.1
MEAN             47.1              48.1    -1.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               0.1     0.9
DAYS MIN <= 32      6               2.1     3.9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.57   2004
 MINIMUM         0.83   1999
TOTALS           2.91              3.74   -0.83
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.12   -0.02
DAYS >= .01        10              11.2    -1.2
DAYS >= .10         6               6.5    -0.5
DAYS >= .50         1               2.2    -1.2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.8     0.2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.03   04/07 TO 04/07

SNOWFALL (INCHES)

RECORDS
 TOTAL            22.4 1997
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM

TOTALS            6.6               1.9     4.7
SINCE 7/1        36.1              43.8    -7.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     MM
DAYS >= 1.0         2               0.3     1.7
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        MM
 24 HR TOTAL      4.7  04/04

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     535               510      25
 SINCE 7/1       4553              5381    -828
COOLING TOTAL       3                 3       0
 SINCE 1/1          3                 3       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.4
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/214
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/180    DATE  04/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/210    DATE  04/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     56

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     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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