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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
822 AM EDT TUE MAY 1 2018

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...THE ALTOONA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              89   04/21/1985
                        04/27/1962
 LOW               12   04/07/1982
HIGHEST            87   04/14                         81  04/30
                                                          04/28
                                                          04/11
LOWEST             23   04/08                         31  04/09
                                                          04/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     54.9              59.5    -4.6     68.1
AVG. MINIMUM     35.7              38.2    -2.5     45.7
MEAN             45.3              48.9    -3.6     56.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1                MM      MM        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     13                MM      MM        2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                MM      MM        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.74   2011
 MINIMUM         0.51   1971
TOTALS           3.80              3.19    0.61     2.28
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.11    0.02     0.08
DAYS >= .01        15                MM      MM       16
DAYS >= .10         7                MM      MM        9
DAYS >= .50         4                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.95   04/16 TO 04/16

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     597               489     108      254
 SINCE 7/1       5663              5918    -255     4757
COOLING TOTAL      12                 5       7       20
 SINCE 1/1         12                 6       6       20
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/260    DATE  04/04
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/280    DATE  04/04

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH

THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      7

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

&&

THE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON APRIL 14TH OF 87 DEGREES WAS JUST SHORT OF
THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE SINCE 1948 FOR APRIL OF 89 DEGREES SET ON
APRIL 21ST IN 1985 AND ALSO ON APRIL 27TH IN 1962.

$$

MARTIN



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