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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
450 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

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...THE WILLIAMSPORT PA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              71   02/24/1985
                        02/16/1954
 LOW              -18   02/28/1934
HIGHEST            42   02/08                         50  02/23
                                                          02/22
LOWEST             -9   02/24                         -7  02/12
AVG. MAXIMUM     28.4              38.0    -9.6     32.7
AVG. MINIMUM      7.8              21.4   -13.6     13.8
MEAN             18.1              29.7   -11.6     23.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     18               6.7    11.3       15
DAYS MIN <= 32     28              24.4     3.6       28
DAYS MIN <= 0       9               0.4     8.6        2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.42   1981
 MINIMUM         0.29   1941
TOTALS           1.08              2.34   -1.26     2.55
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.08   -0.04     0.09
DAYS >= .01        10               9.7     0.3       11
DAYS >= .10         5               5.3    -0.3        7
DAYS >= .50         0               1.5    -1.5        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.52   02/01 TO 02/02

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           34.3   1972
TOTALS            9.2               8.8     0.4     21.6
SINCE 7/1        33.0              28.0     5.0     45.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      6                 4       2        6
DAYS >= 1.0         5               2.7     2.3        6
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         9   02/02                         13  02/16
                                                          02/15
 24 HR TOTAL      2.3   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1307               988     319     1162
 SINCE 7/1       4637              4467     170     4832
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/270    DATE  02/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/290    DATE  02/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     59

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               15     SLEET                      1
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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DAILY RECORDS...
NEW LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET ON FEB 6 (-4 DEGREES) AND FEB 24 (-9 DEGREES).
THE RECORD LOW WAS TIED ON FEB 16 (-5 DEGREES).

MONTHLY RECORDS...
THIS WAS THE COLDEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD. THE MONTHLY MEAN TEMPERATURE WAS 18.1
BREAKING THE PREVIOUS FEBRUARY RECORD OF 19.3 SET BACK IN 1934.

THIS WAS ALSO THE THIRD COLDEST CALENDAR MONTH ON RECORD...BEHIND THE JANUARYS OF
1977 (14.9 DEGREES) AND 1918 (16.5 DEGREES).

A CONTINUOUS WEATHER RECORD HAS BEEN KEPT AT WILLIAMSPORT SINCE 1895.

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