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

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...THE HARRISBURG PA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 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             104   08/07/1918
                        08/06/1918
 LOW               45   08/31/1976
HIGHEST            89   08/31                         87  08/31
                        08/27                             08/30
                                                          08/27
LOWEST             54   08/16                         53  08/15
AVG. MAXIMUM     81.9              83.4    -1.5     80.9
AVG. MINIMUM     63.3              64.5    -1.2     63.9
MEAN             72.6              74.0    -1.4     72.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               3.7    -3.7        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.67   1933
 MINIMUM         0.53   1995
TOTALS           3.91              3.20    0.71     3.11
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.10    0.03     0.10
DAYS >= .01         9               9.1    -0.1       14
DAYS >= .10         5               5.9    -0.9        6
DAYS >= .50         2               2.1    -0.1        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.96   8/12 TO 8/13

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.0   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 2      -2        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 2      -2        0
COOLING TOTAL     244               280     -36      237
 SINCE 1/1        901               896       5      952
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/310    DATE  08/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    32/310    DATE  08/13

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             16
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                     10

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

&&

THE 2.55 INCHES OF RAIN THAT FELL ON THE 12TH WAS A RECORD FOR
THE DAY. THE OLD RECORD WAS 2.14 INCHES SET IN 1924.

CORRECTED FOR DATE OF GREATEST 24 HR PCPN.

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MARTIN


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