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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
148 PM EDT FRI APR 1 2016

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...THE ALTOONA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              85   03/31/1998
                        03/30/1998
 LOW                1   03/02/1980
                        03/09/1960
HIGHEST            76   03/09                         70  03/26
LOWEST             17   03/03                          2  03/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     56.3              46.5     9.8     44.5
AVG. MINIMUM     34.4              28.1     6.3     25.4
MEAN             45.4              37.3     8.1     35.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                MM      MM        4
DAYS MIN <= 32     15                MM      MM       25
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                MM      MM        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.27   1967
 MINIMUM         0.51   1966
TOTALS           1.25              3.07   -1.82     2.43
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.10   -0.06     0.08
DAYS >= .01        13                MM      MM       12
DAYS >= .10         4                MM      MM        7
DAYS >= .50         1                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.64   03/13 TO 03/14

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     600               859    -259      926
 SINCE 7/1       4424              5414    -990     5719
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 1      -1        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/290    DATE  03/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/270    DATE  03/28

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      9

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

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