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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
425 AM EST WED MAR 1 2017

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...THE WILLIAMSPORT PA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY
2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              76   02/24/2017
 LOW              -18   02/28/1934
HIGHEST            76R  02/24                         68  02/28
LOWEST             15   02/03                         -1  02/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     48.2              38.0    10.2     42.6
AVG. MINIMUM     28.0              21.4     6.6     23.7
MEAN             38.1              29.7     8.4     33.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               6.7    -4.7        6
DAYS MIN <= 32     21              24.4    -3.4       25
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.4    -0.4        1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.42   1981
 MINIMUM         0.29   1941
TOTALS           1.87              2.34   -0.47     4.36
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.08   -0.01     0.15
DAYS >= .01         7               9.7    -2.7       10
DAYS >= .10         4               5.3    -1.3        6
DAYS >= .50         2               1.5     0.5        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3        2
GREATEST 24 HR. TOTAL    0.58   02/12 TO 02/12                 02/09
TO 02/09


SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           34.3   1972
TOTALS            6.2               8.8    -2.6      4.4
SINCE 7/1        18.5              28.0    -9.5      5.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 4      -3        0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               2.7    -1.7        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   02/09                          3  02/10
 24 HR TOTAL      6.1   MM                       02/09 TO 02/09
                                                                                                               02/09 TO 02/09

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     746               988    -242      916
 SINCE 7/1       3636              4467    -831     3643
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/280    DATE  02/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/270    DATE  02/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     60

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      3

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

&&

FEBRUARY 2017 IS THE WARMEST ON RECORD. THE PREVIOUS WARMEST
FEBRUARY WAS IN 1998 WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 37.0 DEGREES.

SEVERAL RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES OCCURRED.

A RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 69 DEGREES OCCURRED ON FEBRUARY 19TH.
THIS BROKE THE RECORD OF 60 DEGREES SET BACK IN 1997.

A RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 76 DEGREES OCCURRED ON FEBRUARY 24TH.
THIS BROKE THE RECORD OF 71 DEGREES SET BACK IN 1985.

A RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL OCCURRED ON FEBRUARY 9TH WITH 6.1 INCHES OF
SNOW.
THE OLD RECORD WAS 6 INCHES SET BACK IN 1896.

$$

MARTIN


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