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

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...THE PROVIDENCE 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             104   08/02/1975
 LOW              -17   02/09/1934
HIGHEST            96   08/14
LOWEST             -9   02/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.0              60.7     2.3
AVG. MINIMUM     44.3              42.6     1.7
MEAN             53.7              51.6     2.1
DAYS MAX >= 90     17               9.3     7.7
DAYS MAX <= 32     17              20.9    -3.9
DAYS MIN <= 32    106             107.4    -1.4
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               0.8     2.2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        67.52   1983
 MINIMUM        25.44   1965
TOTALS          40.00             47.18   -7.18
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.13   -0.02
DAYS >= .01       120             124.9    -4.9
DAYS >= .10        77              78.3    -1.3
DAYS >= .50        30              31.0    -1.0
DAYS >= 1.00        8              12.5    -4.5
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.71   07/22 TO 07/23

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           82.4   1945
 SNOW DEPTH        30   02/05/1961
TOTALS           32.5              33.8    -1.3
SINCE 7/1         4.4              10.2    -5.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         7               9.4    -2.4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   02/09
 24 HR TOTAL      5.9   04/04 TO 04/04

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5108              5618    -510
 SINCE 7/1         MM              2027      MM
COOLING TOTAL    1049               744     305
 SINCE 1/1       1049               744     305
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.9
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/285
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/220    DATE  03/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/010    DATE  09/05

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           98
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            183
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         85

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               2
HEAVY RAIN               40     RAIN                      70
LIGHT RAIN              136     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                      10
LIGHT SNOW               30     SLEET                      6
FOG                     148     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     17
HAZE                     16

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

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                           PROVIDENCE

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

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

JAN:      40.6     23.7     32.2    3.03   7.3
          +3.2     +2.7     +3.0   -0.83  -1.7

FEB:      43.5     24.1     33.8    5.32  11.5
          +3.2     +0.5     +1.8   +2.03  +3.0

MAR:      53.2     34.6     43.9    2.68   2.6  6TH WARMEST
          +5.4     +4.6     +5.0   -2.33  -2.9

APR:      57.4     38.1     47.8    3.91   6.7  4TH SNOWIEST
          -1.2     -1.5     -1.4   -0.45  +6.1

MAY:      69.4     49.4     59.4    3.18   0.0
          +1.0     +0.8     +0.9   -0.37   0.0

JUN:      78.9     58.7     68.8    1.05   0.0
          +1.4     +0.3     +0.8   -2.59

JUL:      85.6     66.3     76.0    3.95   0.0  10TH WARMEST
          +2.8     +2.1     +2.4   +0.66

AUG:      85.5     66.5     76.0    2.71   0.0  2ND WARMEST
          +4.1     +3.3     +3.7   -0.89

SEP:      77.1     59.4     68.3    2.74   0.0  5TH WARMEST
          +2.9     +4.1     +3.6   -1.18   0.0

OCT:      65.5     46.0     55.8    4.83   0.0
          +2.2     +2.1     +2.2   +0.90   0.0

NOV:      55.8     37.0     46.4    3.46     T
          +2.6     +1.3     +1.9   -1.05  -1.5

DEC:      43.2     26.5     34.9    3.14   4.4
           +.9      +.2      +.6   -1.08  -4.3

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

WINTER:   46.1     28.6     37.3   13.15  19.4  ALL-TIME WARMEST
          +6.1     +5.0     +5.5   +1.78  -6.8

SPRING:   60.0     40.7     50.4    9.77   9.3
          +1.8     +1.3     +1.6   -3.15  +3.2

SUMMER:   83.4     63.9     73.7    7.71   0.0  2ND WARMEST
          +2.8     +1.9     +2.4   -2.82

AUTUMN:   66.1     47.5     56.8   11.03     T  5TH WARMEST
          +2.5     +2.5     +2.5   -1.33  -1.5

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

ANNUAL:   63.0     44.2     53.6    40.0  32.5
          +2.4     +1.7     +2.0   -7.18  -1.3

DAILY RECORDS
-------------
01/10...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE....................59...PREV 57 IN 2000.

02/01...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE....................66...PREV 64 IN 1989.
02/01...TIED RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE........41...ALSO SET IN 1988.
02/04...RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE.............42...PREV 38 IN 1984.
02/14...RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE.....................-9...PREV -7 IN 1979.
02/29...TIED RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE...............62...ALSO SET IN 1976.

03/09...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE....................70...PREV 62 IN 2002.
03/10...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE....................72...PREV 69 IN 1977.
03/10...RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE.............53...PREV 42 IN 2006.
03/13...TIED RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE........45...ALSO SET IN 2012, 1929.

04/01...RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE.............58...PREV 53 IN 2008.
04/04...RECORD MINIMUM HIGH TEMPERATURE............31...PREV 35 IN 1908.
04/04...RECORD SNOWFALL...........................5.9...PREV 1.7 IN 1957.
04/06...RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE.....................18...PREV 20 IN 1982.

05/28...TIED RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE...............91...ALSO SET IN 1931.

08/11...RECORD MINIMUM HIGH TEMPERATURE............77...PREV 75 IN 1977, 1937.

09/09...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE....................92...PREV 91 IN 1971.
09/09...TIED RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE........71...ALSO SET IN 1999.
09/10...RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE.............72...PREV 71 IN 1992.
09/14...TIED RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE...............90...ALSO SET IN 1931.
09/19...TIED RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE........68...ALSO SET IN 1912.

10/19...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE....................83...PREV 81 IN 1945.
10/21...TIED RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE........58...ALSO SET IN 1936.

11/15...RECORD PRECIPITATION.....................1.13...PREV 0.85 IN 1906.

MONTHLY RECORDS
---------------
NONE

SEASONAL RECORDS
----------------
WINTER...NUMBER OF DAYS HIGH >= 60.................12...PREV 8 IN 1998-1999
                                                        AND 4 OTHERS.
WINTER...NUMBER OF DAYS HIGH >= 50.................36...PREV 30 IN 2011-2012.
WINTER...ALL-TIME WARMEST........................37.3...PREV 36.7 IN 2001-2002

ANNUAL RECORDS
--------------
NONE

ALL-TIME RECORDS
----------------
NONE


FORECASTER: SIPPRELL



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