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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
432 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

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...THE ALTOONA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              97   08/20/1962
                        08/02/1955
                        08/28/1948
 LOW               36   08/29/1982
HIGHEST            86   08/27                         86  08/27
LOWEST             47   08/16                         46  08/15
AVG. MAXIMUM     77.4              80.0    -2.6     79.0
AVG. MINIMUM     57.3              58.5    -1.2     58.8
MEAN             67.3              69.2    -1.9     68.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                MM      MM        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.07   1979
 MINIMUM         0.02   1989
TOTALS           4.95                MM      MM     2.76
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.10    0.06     0.09
DAYS >= .01        10                MM      MM       14
DAYS >= .10         8                MM      MM        7
DAYS >= .50         3                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.00        2                MM      MM        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.90   08/03 TO 08/03

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      20                23      -3       16
 SINCE 7/1         34                24      10       21
COOLING TOTAL     101               154     -53      146
 SINCE 1/1        452               473     -21      608
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    21/270    DATE  08/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    36/MM     DATE   MM

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      27     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      5

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

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MARTIN



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