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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
450 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE ALTOONA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              89   04/21/1985
                        04/27/1962
 LOW               12   04/07/1982
HIGHEST            80   04/25                         76  04/18
                        04/18                             04/13
LOWEST             16   04/10                         27  04/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     60.2              59.5     0.7     61.4
AVG. MINIMUM     36.3              38.2    -1.9     39.5
MEAN             48.2              48.9    -0.7     50.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     10                MM      MM        6
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                MM      MM        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.74   2011
 MINIMUM         0.51   1971
TOTALS           1.66              3.19   -1.53     3.39
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.11   -0.05     0.11
DAYS >= .01        14                MM      MM       16
DAYS >= .10         7                MM      MM        8
DAYS >= .50         0                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.36   04/28 TO 04/29

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     495               489       6      431
 SINCE 7/1       4919              5904    -985     6150
COOLING TOTAL       0                 5      -5        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 6      -6        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/270    DATE  04/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/310    DATE  04/03

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     56

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
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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