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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1220 PM EST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE WORCESTER MA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              72   12/07/1998
 LOW              -17   12/29/1933
HIGHEST            59   12/25
LOWEST             11   12/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     37.9              36.3     1.6
AVG. MINIMUM     27.3              22.6     4.7
MEAN             32.6              29.4     3.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      7              10.9    -3.9
DAYS MIN <= 32     25              25.8    -0.8
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.4    -0.4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.83   1973
 MINIMUM         0.68   1955
TOTALS           4.90              3.82    1.08
DAYS >= .01        16              12.2     3.8
DAYS >= .10        11               6.9     4.1
DAYS >= .50         2               2.8    -0.8
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.9     0.1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.53   12/09 TO 12/10

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           37.0   1992
 SNOW DEPTH        MM
TOTALS            1.5              14.4   -12.9
SINCE 7/1         8.7              17.2    -8.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        MM
 24 HR TOTAL      1.0   12/11 TO 12/11

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     964              1102    -138
 SINCE 7/1       2342              2504    -162
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1        426               471     -45
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.7
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   6/310
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/290    DATE  12/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/040    DATE  12/09

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     79

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              3
LT FREEZING RAIN          5     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW               11     SLEET                      1
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     11
HAZE                      0

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

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