Climatological Report (Seasonal)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOSTON/NORTON MA
1207 PM EST SAT DEC 1 2018

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...THE WORCESTER MA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
9/1/2018 TO 11/30/2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              99
 LOW                3
HIGHEST            89   09/06
LOWEST              7   11/23
                        11/22
AVG. MAXIMUM     56.2              58.5    -2.3
AVG. MINIMUM     42.5              42.5     0.0
MEAN             49.3              50.5    -1.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               1.7     1.3
DAYS MIN <= 32     26              17.4     8.6
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        23.16   2005
 MINIMUM         3.90   1908
TOTALS          21.70             12.89    8.81
DAYS >= .01        43              32.0    11.0
DAYS >= .10        29              19.8     9.2
DAYS >= .50        16               8.6     7.4
DAYS >= 1.00        9               3.4     5.6
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.16   09/25 TO 09/25

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           20.7   1971
 24 HR TOTAL     18.0
 SNOW DEPTH        19   11/28/1898
TOTALS            9.2               2.8     6.4
SINCE 7/1         9.2               2.8     6.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     MM                MM      MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        MM
 24 HR TOTAL      7.8   11/15 TO 11/15

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1501              1363     138
 SINCE 7/1       1501              1402      99
COOLING TOTAL      95                44      51
 SINCE 1/1        689               471     218
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.6
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   5/275
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/290    DATE  11/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/290    DATE  11/21

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           29
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             26
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         36

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     79

 WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               17     RAIN                      26
LIGHT RAIN               45     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      0
FOG                      52     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     29
HAZE                      2

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

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                           WORCESTER

            ...PERIOD OF RECORD: 1892 TO PRESENT...

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

SEP:      70.8     56.7     63.8    7.25   0.0
          +1.2     +3.8     +2.6   +3.32

OCT:      56.0     40.7     48.4    4.45   0.0
          -2.3     -1.0     -1.6   -0.23  -0.2

NOV:      41.7     30.0     35.9   10.00   9.2  10TH COLDEST
          -5.9     -3.0     -4.4   +5.72  +6.6   2ND WETTEST

SEASONAL SUMMARY
----------------
AUTUMN:   56.2     42.5     49.5   21.70   9.2   2ND WETTEST
          -2.3     +0.0     -1.0   +8.81  +6.4

DAILY RECORDS
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09/09...RECORD MINIMUM HIGH TEMPERATURE.........57...PREV 58 IN 1970, 1949
09/18...RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE..........66...PREV 64 IN 1992

10/10...RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE..........66...PREV 64 IN 1949

11/15...RECORD SNOWFALL........................7.8...PREV 5.7 IN 1967
11/15...RECORD MINIMUM HIGH TEMPERATURE.........26...PREV 30 IN 1996, 1972, 1933
11/22...RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE...................7...PREV 11 IN 1987
11/22...RECORD MINIMUM HIGH TEMPERATURE.........16...PREV 24 IN 2008
11/23...RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE...................7...PREV 9 IN 1989

MONTHLY RECORDS
---------------
NOV...RECORD COLDEST MINIMUM HIGH TEMP.........1.6...PREV 20 ON 11/30/1958
      SINCE RECORDS BEGAN
NOV...RECORD NO. OF DAYS DAILY PRECIP >= 0.10...14...PREV 12 IN 1921
NOV...RECORD NO. OF DAYS DAILY PRECIP >= 0.50....9...PREV 6 LAST SET 1972

SEASONAL RECORDS
----------------
AUTUMN...RECORD NO. OF DAYS DAILY PRECIP >= 0.01........43...PREV 41 IN 2002
AUTUMN...TIED RECORD NO. OF DAYS DAILY PRECIP >= 0.10...29...ALSO SET IN 2005
AUTUMN...RECORD NO. OF DAYS DAILY PRECIP >= 0.50........16...PREV 14 IN 2005
AUTUMN...RECORD NO. OF DAYS DAILY PRECIP >= 1.00.........9...PREV 8 IN 1974


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