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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
317 AM EST THU FEB 1 2018

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...THE HARRISBURG PA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              73   01/26/1950
                        01/14/1932
 LOW              -22   01/21/1994
HIGHEST            63   01/12                         65  01/12
LOWEST             -2   01/01                         13  01/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     38.0              37.0     1.0     42.1
AVG. MINIMUM     18.8              22.8    -4.0     29.7
MEAN             28.4              29.9    -1.5     35.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     11               9.8     1.2        5
DAYS MIN <= 32     27              26.0     1.0       18
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               0.4     1.6        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.01   1979
 MINIMUM         0.43   1981
TOTALS           4.00              2.88    1.12     2.63
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.09    0.04     0.08
DAYS >= .01        10              10.6    -0.6       17
DAYS >= .10         5               6.0    -1.0        6
DAYS >= .50         3               2.4     0.6        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.4     0.6        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.06   01/23 TO 01/23

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           38.9   1996
TOTALS            5.3               8.8    -3.5      1.1
SINCE 7/1        11.4              14.5    -3.1      1.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 3      -2        0
DAYS >= 1.0         2               2.4    -0.4        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   01/17                          1  01/06
 24 HR TOTAL      3.0   01/16 TO 01/16

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1125              1088      37      896
 SINCE 7/1       2976              3089    -113     2579
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/300    DATE  01/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/310    DATE  01/13

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      1
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      8

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

&&

A RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 1 DEGREE BELOW ZERO (-1) WAS SET ON
1/4. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 4 ABOVE IN 1918.

A RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF -2 DEGREES BELOW ZERO WAS SET ON
1/1 (NEW YEARS DAY). THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 2 ABOVE IN 1968.

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