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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
315 PM EDT SUN APR 1 2018

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...THE ALTOONA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              85   03/31/1998
                        03/30/1998
 LOW                1   03/02/1980
                        03/09/1960
HIGHEST            60   03/29                         72  03/25
                                                          03/24
LOWEST             17   03/17                         10  03/12
                                                          03/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     40.4              46.5    -6.1     46.6
AVG. MINIMUM     25.9              28.1    -2.2     29.0
MEAN             33.1              37.3    -4.2     37.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      6                MM      MM        7
DAYS MIN <= 32     28                MM      MM       16
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                MM      MM        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.27   1967
 MINIMUM         0.51   1966
TOTALS           2.15              3.07   -0.92     4.33
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.10   -0.03     0.14
DAYS >= .01        13                MM      MM       16
DAYS >= .10         6                MM      MM       12
DAYS >= .50         2                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.64   03/01 TO 03/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     980               859     121      836
 SINCE 7/1       5066              5429    -363     4503
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 1      -1        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/320    DATE  03/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/320    DATE  03/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       6
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      7

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

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