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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
442 PM EST TUE JAN 3 2017

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...THE ALTOONA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             103   07/22/2011
 LOW              -20   01/17/1982
HIGHEST            95   08/10        MM      MM
                        07/25
                        07/24
LOWEST              2   02/14        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.0              59.0     3.0
AVG. MINIMUM     41.9              40.0     1.9
MEAN             51.9              49.5     2.4
DAYS MAX >= 90     13                MM      MM
DAYS MAX <= 32     29                MM      MM
DAYS MIN <= 32    110                MM      MM
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                MM      MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        57.32   1972
 MINIMUM        20.46   2013
TOTALS          26.46             32.63   -6.17
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.10   -0.03
DAYS >= .01       127                MM      MM
DAYS >= .10        64                MM      MM
DAYS >= .50        17                MM      MM
DAYS >= 1.00        3                MM      MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.58   MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5541              6205    -664
 SINCE 7/1         MM              2375      MM
COOLING TOTAL     873               522     351
 SINCE 1/1        873               522     351

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/21/1956
 LATEST       06/01/1966
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/270    DATE  04/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    57/300    DATE  11/20

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          154
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            113
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         99

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             30     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               44     RAIN                      53
LIGHT RAIN              142     FREEZING RAIN              3
LT FREEZING RAIN          5     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                4     SNOW                      12
LIGHT SNOW               55     SLEET                      0
FOG                     199     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     38
HAZE                     62

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

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