Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
806 AM EST WED FEB 1 2017

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...THE BOSTON MA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1872 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              72   01/26/1950
 LOW              -13   01/24/1882
HIGHEST            61   01/12
LOWEST             11   01/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     41.0              35.8     5.2
AVG. MINIMUM     29.2              22.2     7.0
MEAN             35.1              29.0     6.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      6              10.9    -4.9
DAYS MIN <= 32     18              25.6    -7.6
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.4    -0.4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.55   1979
 MINIMUM         0.61   1989
TOTALS           4.25              3.36    0.89
DAILY AVG.       0.14              0.11    0.03
DAYS >= .01        17              11.3     5.7
DAYS >= .10         8               6.5     1.5
DAYS >= .50         3               2.4     0.6
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.7     0.3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.34   01/23 TO 01/24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           43.3   2005
 SNOW DEPTH        31   01/11/1996
TOTALS            8.9              12.9    -4.0
SINCE 7/1        14.8              23.2    -8.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     MM
DAYS >= 1.0         2               3.6    -1.6
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        MM
 24 HR TOTAL      7.0   01/07 TO 01/07

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     919              1116    -197
 SINCE 7/1       2750              3110    -360
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.6
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   5/281
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/040    DATE  01/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/040    DATE  01/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            3
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      2

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

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