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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
316 AM EDT MON MAY 1 2017

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...THE HARRISBURG PA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2017...
...APRIL 2017 WARMEST ON RECORD...

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              93   04/22/1985
                        04/25/1915
 LOW               11   04/01/1923
HIGHEST            86   04/11                         82  04/26
LOWEST             33   04/09                         26  04/06
                                                          04/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     69.0              62.4     6.6     62.7
AVG. MINIMUM     47.6              41.9     5.7     41.3
MEAN             58.3              52.2     6.1     52.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               2.4    -2.4        6
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.46   2011
 MINIMUM         0.45   1985
TOTALS           3.42              3.10    0.32     2.51
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.10    0.01     0.08
DAYS >= .01        13              10.8     2.2       14
DAYS >= .10         6               6.5    -0.5        8
DAYS >= .50         2               2.3    -0.3        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.9     0.1        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.48   04/06 TO 04/06

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           18.0   1894
TOTALS            0.0               0.4    -0.4      1.2
SINCE 7/1        23.9              30.6    -6.7     39.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            -1  04/09
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     216               392    -176      391
 SINCE 7/1       4216              5103    -887     4283
COOLING TOTAL      27                 6      21       11
 SINCE 1/1         27                 7      20       12
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/290    DATE  04/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/250    DATE  04/04

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            2
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         16

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      4

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

&&

APRIL 2017 RANKS AS THE WARMEST ON RECORD WITH AN AVG. TEMPERATURE
OF 58.3 DEGREES. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS APRIL 1941 WITH AN AVG.
TEMPERATURE OF 58.2 DEGREES.

A RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 86 DEGREES WAS SET ON 4/11.

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