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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
254 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE PROVIDENCE RI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1904 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              98   04/19/1976
 LOW               11   04/01/1923
HIGHEST            76   04/22
                        04/18
LOWEST             18   04/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.4              58.6    -1.2
AVG. MINIMUM     38.1              39.6    -1.5
MEAN             47.8              49.1    -1.3     49.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               0.0     1.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      6               3.4     2.6
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        12.74   1983
 MINIMUM         0.72   1942
TOTALS           3.91              4.36   -0.45
DAYS >= .01        11              11.3    -0.3
DAYS >= .10         7               6.8     0.2
DAYS >= .50         3               3.0     0.0        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.3    -0.3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.44   04/07 TO 04/07

SNOWFALL (INCHES)

RECORDS
 TOTAL            9.6  1907
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM

TOTALS            6.7               0.6     6.1
SINCE 7/1        28.7              33.8    -5.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.2     0.8
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   04/03
 24 HR TOTAL      5.9   04/04 TO 04/04

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     509               479      30
 SINCE 7/1       4527              5350    -823
COOLING TOTAL       0                 2      -2
 SINCE 1/1          0                 2      -2
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.3
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/282
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/200    DATE  04/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/210    DATE  04/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     57

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      1
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      1

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

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