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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
254 AM EST SUN NOV 01 2020

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...THE ALTOONA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2020...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2020

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             90   10/01/2019
 LOW              20   10/24/1969
HIGHEST           81   10/22                          90  10/01
LOWEST            29   10/17                          30  10/19
AVG. MAXIMUM    63.0               61.2     1.8     65.4
AVG. MINIMUM    43.5               41.0     2.5     44.8
MEAN            53.3               51.1     2.2     55.1
DAYS MAX >= 90     0                 MM      MM        1
DAYS MAX <= 32     0                 MM      MM        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     2                 MM      MM        1
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                 MM      MM        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        8.42   1976
 MINIMUM        0.06   1963
TOTALS          3.96               2.60    1.36     4.85
DAILY AVG.      0.13               0.08    0.05     0.16
DAYS >= .01       15                 MM      MM       12
DAYS >= .10        8                 MM      MM        8
DAYS >= .50        1                 MM      MM        3
DAYS >= 1.00       1                 MM      MM        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   2.22   10/29 TO 10/30               1.24  10/26 TO 10/27


DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    360                435     -75      328
 SINCE 7/1       480                616    -136       MM
COOLING TOTAL      4                  5      -1       30
 SINCE 1/1       847                531     316       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/280    DATE  10/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/270    DATE  10/07

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.52
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      5

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

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