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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1113 AM EST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE WORCESTER MA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2016

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            52   12/27
                        12/18
LOWEST                  12/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     36.3              36.3     0.0
AVG. MINIMUM     22.8              22.6     0.2
MEAN             29.6              29.4     0.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      7              10.9    -3.9
DAYS MIN <= 32     28              25.8     2.2
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               0.4     0.6

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.83   1973
 MINIMUM         0.68   1955
TOTALS           3.80              3.82   -0.02
DAYS >= .01        14              12.2     1.8
DAYS >= .10         9               6.9     2.1
DAYS >= .50         3               2.8     0.2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.9    -0.9
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.48   11/30 TO 12/01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           31.4   2008
 SNOW DEPTH       999   12/10/2003
TOTALS           17.5              14.4     3.1
SINCE 7/1        17.5              17.2     0.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        MM
 24 HR TOTAL      6.0   12/17 TO 12/17

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1090              1102     -12
 SINCE 7/1       2277              2504    -227
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1        663               471     192
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.2
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   8/266
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/280    DATE  12/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/280    DATE  12/15

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW               14     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
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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