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ANNUAL CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1030 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1904 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             103   07/22/2011
 LOW              -26   01/22/1961
HIGHEST            99   08/13
                        07/22
LOWEST            -12   02/15
                        02/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.7              60.8     2.9
AVG. MINIMUM     41.8              40.4     1.4
MEAN             52.8              50.6     2.2
DAYS MAX >= 90     31              14.6    16.4
DAYS MAX <= 32     18              27.9    -9.9
DAYS MIN <= 32    124             124.9    -0.9
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               3.4    -0.4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        64.55   1972
 MINIMUM        32.72   2016
TOTALS          32.72R            45.85  -13.13
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.13   -0.04
DAYS >= .01       120             130.0   -10.0
DAYS >= .10        73              78.4    -5.4
DAYS >= .50        21              30.4    -9.4
DAYS >= 1.00        5              11.6    -6.6
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.83   02/24 TO 02/25

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL          102.6   1945
 SNOW DEPTH        45   12/31/1945
TOTALS           37.6              40.5    -2.9
SINCE 7/1        11.7               9.4     2.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0        11              10.1     0.9
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   02/16
                        02/11
                        02/12
 24 HR TOTAL      6.6   02/05 TO 02/05

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5453              5999    -546
 SINCE 7/1         MM              2244      MM
COOLING TOTAL    1068               756     312
 SINCE 1/1       1068               756     312
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.8
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/290
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/300    DATE  08/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/290    DATE  03/28

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           76
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            182
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY        108

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               32     RAIN                      57
LIGHT RAIN              140     FREEZING RAIN              4
LT FREEZING RAIN          7     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                      12
LIGHT SNOW               38     SLEET                      7
FOG                     142     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     19
HAZE                     23

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

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                            HARTFORD

            ...PERIOD OF RECORD: 1905 TO PRESENT...

       AVG HIGH  AVG LOW  AVG MEAN  PCPN  SNOW  REMARKS
       --------  -------  --------  ----  ----  -------

JAN:      39.4     21.0     30.2    1.96   1.9
          +4.9     +3.3     +4.1   -1.27 -10.4

FEB:      42.7     21.2     32.0    4.87  14.2
          +4.2     +0.3     +2.3   +1.98  +3.2

MAR:      54.8     33.1     44.0    2.19   2.9  6TH WARMEST
          +7.1     +5.2     +6.2   -1.43  -3.5

APR:      59.5     35.7     47.6    2.44   6.9  5TH SNOWIEST
          -1.0     -2.7     -1.8   -1.28  +5.5

MAY:      71.9     48.9     60.4    2.47   0.0
          +0.7     +1.2     +0.9   -1.88   0.0

JUN:      81.4     56.9     69.2    2.01   0.0
          +1.8     -0.4     +0.7   -2.34

JUL:      88.9     63.9     76.4    2.20   0.0  9TH WARMEST
          +4.4     +1.2     +2.8   -1.98

AUG:      87.4     64.3     75.9    4.19   0.0  2ND WARMEST
          +4.7     +3.2     +3.9   +0.26

SEP:      78.2     56.0     67.1    2.42   0.0
          +3.3     +3.3     +3.3   -1.46   0.0

OCT:      65.2     42.5     53.9    2.17   1.5
          +2.1     +1.4     +1.8   -2.20  +1.5

NOV:      54.3     33.2     43.8    3.06     T
          +2.7      0.0     +1.4   -0.83  -2.0

DEC:      40.6     23.7     32.2    2.73  10.2
           +.9      +.3      +.5   -0.71  +2.8

SEASONAL SUMMARY
------------------

WINTER:   44.4     25.9     35.1   11.08  17.1  2ND WARMEST
          +6.9     +5.2     +6.0   +1.52 -13.6

SPRING:   62.1     39.2     50.7    7.10   9.8  9TH DRIEST
          +2.3     +1.2     +1.8   -4.59  +2.0

SUMMER:   85.9     61.8     73.9    8.40   0.0  2ND WARMEST
          +3.6     +1.4     +2.5   -4.06

AUTUMN:   65.9     43.9     54.9    7.65   1.5  10TH WARMEST
          +2.7     +1.6     +2.1   -4.49  -0.5

ANNUAL SUMMARY
--------------

ANNUAL:   63.7     41.7     52.7   32.72  37.6
          +3.0     +1.3     +2.1  -13.13  -2.7

DAILY RECORDS
-------------
01/10...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE....................59...PREV 52 IN 1972.
01/10...RECORD DAILY PRECIPITATION...............1.46...PREV 1.30 IN 1935.

02/04...RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE.............42...PREV 39 IN 1952.
02/14...RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE....................-12...PREV -9 IN 1979.
02/14...RECORD MINIMUM HIGH TEMPERATURE............10...PREV 11 IN 1979.

03/09...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE....................81...PREV 72 IN 2000.
03/10...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE....................72...PREV 70 IN 2006, 1977.
03/10...RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE.............55...PREV 40 IN 2000.

04/04...RECORD SNOWFALL...........................4.0...PREV 3.1 IN 1957.
04/04...RECORD MINIMUM HIGH TEMPERATURE............27...PREV 32 IN 1908.

05/28...TIED RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE...............93...ALSO SET IN 1977.

07/28...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE....................96...TIED 1970, 1949, 1931

08/13...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE....................99...PREV 98 IN 2002.

09/09...RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE.............72...PREV 70 IN 2015.
09/18...RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE.............66...PREV 65 IN 1992.

10/18...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE....................84...PREV 80 IN 1968, 1908.
10/21...RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE.............57...PREV 56 IN 1979.
10/27...RECORD MINIMUM HIGH TEMPERATURE............37...PREV 38 IN 1957.
10/27...RECORD SNOWFALL...........................1.5...PREV A TRACE IN 2011.
12/17...RECORD SNOWFALL...........................6.5...PREV 5.6 IN 1970.

MONTHLY RECORDS
---------------
JULY...ALL-TIME NO. OF 90 DEGREE DAYS..............17...PREV 16 IN 1966, 1955.

SEASONAL RECORDS
----------------
WINTER...NUMBER OF DAYS HIGH >= 60..................9...PREV 7 IN 1975-1976,
                                                        1953-1954.
WINTER...NUMBER OF DAYS HIGH >= 50.................31...PREV 26 IN 1932-1933.

ANNUAL RECORDS
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NONE

ALL-TIME RECORDS
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NONE


FORECASTER: SIPPRELL



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