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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED FORMAT ONLY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
744 AM EST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE HARRISBURG PA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 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              75   12/07/1998
                        12/29/1984
 LOW               -8   12/23/1960
HIGHEST            59   12/27                         70  12/24
LOWEST             14   12/20                         25  12/06
                        12/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     43.1              41.3     1.8     52.5
AVG. MINIMUM     28.6              26.6     2.0     38.3
MEAN             35.8              33.9     1.9     45.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               4.7    -2.7        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     21              24.0    -3.0        9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.57   1983
 MINIMUM         0.23   1955
TOTALS           2.36              3.23   -0.87     4.29
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.10   -0.02     0.14
DAYS >= .01        10               9.7     0.3       13
DAYS >= .10         7               6.0     1.0       10
DAYS >= .50         1               2.6    -1.6        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.9    -0.9        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.84   11/30 TO 12/01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           28.3   1969
TOTALS            0.8               5.1    -4.3        T
SINCE 7/1         0.8               5.7    -4.9        T
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.2    -1.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   12/17                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.5   12/17 TO 12/17

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     897               962     -65      599
 SINCE 7/1       1683              2001    -318     1374
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1       1515              1002     513     1334
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/300    DATE  12/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/310    DATE  12/15

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            2
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             18
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      5
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      3

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

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A DAILY RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 59 DEGREES WAS TIED ON THE 27TH.

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