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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1040 AM EDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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...THE PROVIDENCE RI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1904 TO 2015

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            77   04/18
LOWEST             25   04/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.0              58.6     0.4
AVG. MINIMUM     38.9              39.6    -0.7
MEAN             49.0              49.1    -0.1     48.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      4               3.4     0.6
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        12.74   1983
 MINIMUM         0.72   1942
TOTALS           2.51              4.36   -1.85
DAYS >= .01        14              11.3     2.7
DAYS >= .10         9               6.8     2.2
DAYS >= .50         1               3.0    -2.0        4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.3    -1.3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.04   04/20 TO 04/21

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            9.6   1907
 SNOW DEPTH        10   1907
TOTALS              T               0.6    -0.6
SINCE 7/1        76.2              33.8    42.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.2    -0.2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   04/05 TO 04/05
                        04/08 TO 04/08
                        04/09 TO 04/09

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     472               479      -7
 SINCE 7/1       5826              5350     476
COOLING TOTAL       0                 2      -2
 SINCE 1/1          0                 2      -2
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.9
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/289
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/310    DATE  04/04
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/310    DATE  04/04

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      2
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      4

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

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