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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
834 AM EST MON JAN 1 2018

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...THE HARTFORD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1904 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             103   07/22/2011
 LOW              -26   01/22/1961
HIGHEST            96   06/12
                        05/18
LOWEST             -3   12/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     61.7              60.8     0.9
AVG. MINIMUM     41.6              40.4     1.2
MEAN             51.7              50.6     1.1
DAYS MAX >= 90     16              14.6     1.4
DAYS MAX <= 32     27              27.9    -0.9
DAYS MIN <= 32    117             124.9    -7.9
DAYS MIN <= 0       4               3.4     0.6

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        69.23   2011
 MINIMUM        29.45   1965
TOTALS          45.58             45.85   -0.27
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.13   -0.01
DAYS >= .01       139             130.0     9.0
DAYS >= .10        75              78.4    -3.4
DAYS >= .50        28              30.4    -2.4
DAYS >= 1.00       12              11.6     0.4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.40   MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL          102.6   1945
 SNOW DEPTH        45   12/31/1945
TOTALS           60.4              40.5    19.9
SINCE 7/1         9.8               9.4     0.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1
DAYS >= 1.0        10              10.1    -0.1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        16   02/09
 24 HR TOTAL     15.8   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5618              5999    -381
 SINCE 7/1         MM              2244      MM
COOLING TOTAL     865               756     109
 SINCE 1/1        865               756     109
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.7
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/282
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/260    DATE  03/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/260    DATE  05/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           69
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            165
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY        131

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               29     RAIN                      64
LIGHT RAIN              156     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          7     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                4     SNOW                      10
LIGHT SNOW               40     SLEET                     11
FOG                     168     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     27
HAZE                     16

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

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                            HARTFORD

            ...PERIOD OF RECORD: 1905 TO PRESENT...

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

JAN:      39.9     25.5     32.7    3.49   8.4
          +5.4     +7.8     +6.6   +0.26  -3.9

FEB:      44.4     24.1     34.3    2.49  22.6  10TH WARMEST
          +5.9     +3.2     +4.6   -0.40 +11.6

MAR:      42.3     24.1     33.2    3.93  19.1
          -5.4     -3.8     -4.6   +0.31 +12.7

APR:      64.2     42.6     53.4    3.77   0.5  4TH WARMEST
          +3.7     +4.2     +4.0   +0.05  -0.9

MAY:      68.4     48.2     58.3    4.59   0.0
          -2.8     +0.5     -1.2   +0.24   0.0

JUN:      80.6     57.3     69.0    3.61   0.0
          +1.0      0.0     +0.5   -0.74   0.0

JUL:      83.4     62.4     72.9    6.57   0.0  10TH WETTEST
          -1.1     -0.3     -0.7   +2.39   0.0

AUG:      82.0     60.1     71.1    2.66   0.0
          -0.7     -1.0     -0.8   -1.27   0.0

SEP:      78.3     56.9     67.6    2.25   0.0
          +3.4     +4.2     +3.8   -1.63   0.0

OCT:      71.7     48.1     59.9    8.77   0.0  RECORD WARMEST
          +8.6     +7.0     +7.8   +4.40   0.0  5TH WETTEST

NOV:      50.4     30.3     40.4    1.04     T  9TH DRIEST
          -1.2     -2.9     -2.0   -2.85  -2.0

DEC:      34.7     20.2     27.5    2.41   9.8
          -5.0     -3.2     -4.1   -1.03  +2.4

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WINTER:   41.5     24.4     33.0    8.71  41.2  10TH WARMEST
          +4.0     +3.7     +3.9   -0.85 +10.5

SPRING:   58.2     38.2     48.2   12.29  19.6  6TH SNOWIEST
          -1.6     +0.2     -0.7   +0.60 +11.8

SUMMER:   82.0     59.9     71.0   12.84   0.0
          -0.3     -0.5     -0.4   +0.38   0.0

AUTUMN:   66.8     45.1     56.0   12.06     T  2ND WARMEST
          +3.6     +2.8     +3.2   -0.08  -2.0

ANNUAL SUMMARY
--------------

ANNUAL:   61.8     41.7      51.7   45.58  60.4
          +1.1     +1.3      +1.1   -0.27 +19.9

DAILY RECORDS
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01/12...RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE.........39...PREV 37 IN 1956, 1928.

02/09...RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL..................15.5...PREV 13.0 IN 1969.
02/25...TIED RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE...........70.....ALSO SET IN 1976.

03/01...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE................61...PREV 60 IN 1991.
03/01...RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE.........49...PREV 45 IN 1954.
03/08...RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE.........44...PREV 43 IN 2012.
03/11...RECORD MINIMUM HIGH TEMPERATURE........22...PREV 24 IN 1960.
03/14...RECORD SNOWFALL........................15.8...PREV 6.1 IN 1958.
03/14...RECORD PRECIPITATION...................1.54...PREV 1.35 IN 1986.

04/11...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE................88...PREV 79 IN 1955.
04/29...TIED RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE....59...ALSO SET IN 1957.

05/17...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE................94...PREV 93 IN 1977.
05/18...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE................96...PREV 90 IN 1936.
05/18...RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE.........67...PREV 64 IN 1906.

06/06...RECORD MINIMUM HIGH TEMPERATURE...53...PREV 54 IN 2000.

07/14...RECORD MINIMUM HIGH TEMPERATURE...65...PREV 69 IN 1960.

09/02...RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE...41...PREV 43 IN 1967
09/20...RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE...69...PREV 66 IN 2000, 1974
09/24...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE...92...PREV 89 IN 1959
09/25...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE...91...PREV 90 IN 2007
09/27...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE...89...PREV 88 IN 1998

10/08...RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE...69*...PREV 64 IN 1990
10/09...RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE...69*...PREV 65 IN 1949
10/24...RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE...64...PREV 61 IN 1959
10/29...RECORD DAILY PRECIPITATION...2.63...PREV 1.42 IN 2003

12/28...RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE...11...PREV 18 IN 1924

MONTHLY RECORDS
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MARCH...RECORD HIGHEST DAILY SNOWFALL..........15.8...PREV 14.0 IN 1956.
        MARCH 14TH                                    MARCH 19TH

SEP/OCT...RECORD COMBINED AVG TEMP...63.7...PREV 63.3 IN 2007

OCTOBER...TIED RECORD WARMEST LOW TEMP...69*...ALSO SET ON 10/13/1990

OCTOBER...RECORD WARMEST AVERAGE TEMPERATURE...59.9...PREV 59.7 IN 2007

SEASONAL RECORDS
----------------
SPRING...RECORD HIGHEST DAILY SNOWFALL.........15.8...PREV 14.1 IN 1982.
         MARCH 14TH                                   APRIL 6TH

ALL-TIME RECORDS (SINCE RECORDS BEGAN)
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NONE


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