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Public Information Statement...Updated Recent Five Year Climate
National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA
955 AM EDT Mon Jun 1 2020

...MONTHLY CLIMATE DATA FOR MAY 2020...

********* PITTSBURGH MONTHLY SUMMARY **********

The Pittsburgh PA climate summary for the month of May, 2020.  The
maximum temperature for the period was 88.  The normal maximum
temperature is 86.  The record maximum temperature is 95 degrees
which was last set in 1887.  The minimum temperature for the period
was 28.  The record minimum temperature is 26 degrees which was last
set in 1970.  The average temperature was 58.2 degrees which is 1.9
degrees below the normal average temperature of 60.1 degrees.  The
maximum temperature did not exceed 90 degrees.  The minimum
temperature dropped below 32 degrees on 3 days this period.  A total
of 2.19 inches of precipitation fell during the period which is 1.76
inches below the normal amount of 3.95.  A trace of snow fell during
the period. The departure from normal is 0.00.  There were 265
heating degree days this period which is 69 above the normal amount
of 196 days.  There were 61 cooling degree days this period which is
19 above the normal amount of 42 days.  The maximum sustained wind
was 32 miles per hour from the west and occurred on May 10.  The
maximum wind gust was 42 miles per hour from the west and occurred
on May 10.


RECENT MAY CLIMATOLOGY FOR PITTSBURGH

YEAR  AVG HI   AVG LOW   AVG TEMP  PRECIPITATION   SNOWFALL
-----------------------------------------------------------

2015   77.4      54.8      66.1       2.72           0.0
2016   71.0      51.5      61.2       3.61           T
2017   70.2      51.0      60.6       5.15           0.0
2018   79.2      58.8      69.0       2.83           0.0
2019   73.9      54.1      64.0       5.97           0.0

********* ZANESVILLE MONTHLY SUMMARY **********

The Zanesville OH climate summary for the month of May, 2020.  The
maximum temperature for the period was 88.  The normal maximum
temperature is 86.  The record maximum temperature is 98 degrees
which was set in 1911.  The minimum temperature for the period was
28.  The record minimum temperature is 23 degrees which was set in
1966.  The average temperature was 59.2 degrees which is 1.4 degrees
below the normal average temperature of 60.6 degrees.  The maximum
temperature did not exceed 90 degrees.  The minimum temperature
dropped below 32 degrees on 6 days this period.  A total of 5.64
inches of precipitation fell during the period which is 1.45 inches
above the normal amount of 4.19.  There were 249 heating degree days
this period which is 67 above the normal amount of 182 days.  There
were 75 cooling degree days this period which is 30 above the normal
amount of 45 days.  The maximum wind was 26 miles per hour from the
west and occurred on May 10.  The maximum wind gust was 38 miles per
hour from the west and occurred on May 10.


RECENT MAY CLIMATOLOGY FOR ZANESVILLE

YEAR  AVG HI   AVG LOW   AVG TEMP  PRECIPITATION
------------------------------------------------

2015   77.1      52.8      65.0       2.51
2016   73.2      51.8      62.5       2.44
2017   72.0      51.9      62.0       4.59
2018   81.0      58.5      69.7       4.02
2019   75.8      54.3      65.1       4.28

********* MORGANTOWN MONTHLY SUMMARY **********

The Morgantown WV climate summary for the month of May, 2020.  The
maximum temperature for the period was 89.  The normal maximum
temperature is 87.  The record maximum temperature is 95 degrees
which was last set in 1919.  The minimum temperature for the period
was 27.  The record minimum temperature is 25 degrees which was set
in 1947.  The average temperature was 59.4 degrees which is 1.7
degrees below the normal average temperature of 61.1 degrees.  The
maximum temperature did not exceed 90 degrees.  The minimum
temperature dropped below 32 degrees on 2 days this period.  A total
of 3.16 inches of precipitation fell during the period which is 1.45
inches below the normal amount of 4.61.  There were 246 heating
degree days this period which is 76 above the normal amount of 170
days.  There were 79 cooling degree days this period which is 28
above the normal amount of 51 days.  The maximum wind was 23 miles
per hour from the west and occurred on May 10.  The maximum wind
gust was 41 miles per hour from the west and occurred on May 10.


RECENT MAY CLIMATOLOGY FOR MORGANTOWN

YEAR  AVG HI   AVG LOW   AVG TEMP  PRECIPITATION
------------------------------------------------

2015   79.6      55.7      67.7       1.22
2016   71.2      51.6      61.4       5.21
2017   72.1      52.0      62.1       5.51
2018   80.2      58.6      69.4       5.83
2019   76.1      57.5      66.8       5.32

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