Climatological Report (Annual)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
504 AM EST FRI JAN 1 2016

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...THE HARRISBURG PA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2015...

...WARMER AND WETTER THAN NORMAL...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2015

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            95   09/08        MM      MM
LOWEST             -4   02/24        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.7              62.3     1.4
AVG. MINIMUM     44.8              44.3     0.5
MEAN             54.3              53.3     1.0
DAYS MAX >= 90     19              20.7    -1.7
DAYS MAX <= 32     29              20.3     8.7
DAYS MIN <= 32    103              99.5     3.5
DAYS MIN <= 0       6               0.4     5.6

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        73.73   2011
 MINIMUM        25.52   1941

TOTALS          42.05             40.74    1.31
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.11    0.01
DAYS >= .01       130             122.0     8.0
DAYS >= .10        74              75.2    -1.2
DAYS >= .50        27              29.5    -2.5
DAYS >= 1.00        9              10.1    -1.1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    4.37   MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           81.3   1960
 24 HR TOTAL     25.0   02/11/1983 TO 02/12/1983

TOTALS           34.7              30.6     4.1
 LIQUID EQUIV    3.47              3.10    0.37
SINCE 7/1           T               5.7    -5.7
 LIQUID 7/1         T
DAYS >= TRACE      45              16.8    28.2
DAYS >= 1.0        13               8.0     5.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   03/06
 24 HR TOTAL      6.3   03/05-06
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5081              5268    -187
 SINCE 7/1         MM              2001      MM
COOLING TOTAL    1334              1001     333
 SINCE 1/1       1334              1002     332

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              6.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/320    DATE  10/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    57/210    DATE  05/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           69
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            163
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY        133

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             36     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN               34     RAIN                      66
LIGHT RAIN              152     FREEZING RAIN              3
LT FREEZING RAIN         11     HAIL                       2
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                      19
LIGHT SNOW               39     SLEET                     13
FOG                     168     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     33
HAZE                    110

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

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