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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOSTON/NORTON MA
1055 AM EST TUE JAN 1 2019

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...THE PROVIDENCE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1904 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             104   08/02/1975
 LOW              -17   02/09/1934
HIGHEST            95   09/06
                        08/29
                        08/28
LOWEST             -3   01/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     61.5              60.7     0.8
AVG. MINIMUM     44.4              42.6     1.8
MEAN             52.9              51.6     1.3
DAYS MAX >= 90     21               9.3    11.7
DAYS MAX <= 32     15              20.9    -5.9
DAYS MIN <= 32    109             107.4     1.6
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               0.8     0.2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        67.52   1983
 MINIMUM        25.44   1965
TOTALS          63.49             47.18   16.31
DAILY AVG.       0.17              0.13    0.04
DAYS >= .01       137             124.9    12.1
DAYS >= .10        91              78.3    12.7
DAYS >= .50        46              31.0    15.0
DAYS >= 1.00       22              12.5     9.5
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.43   09/25 TO 09/26

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           82.4   1945
 SNOW DEPTH        30   02/05/1961
TOTALS           49.8              33.8    16.0
SINCE 7/1         6.3              10.2    -3.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0        10               9.4     0.6
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        11   01/07
                        01/05
                        01/06
 24 HR TOTAL     14.1   01/04 TO 01/04

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5392              5618    -226
 SINCE 7/1       2036              2027       9
COOLING TOTAL    1069               744     325
 SINCE 1/1       1069               744     325
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.0
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/278
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    47/020    DATE  03/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    65/040    DATE  03/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           73
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            184
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY        106

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             23     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               49     RAIN                      80
LIGHT RAIN              169     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                      10
LIGHT SNOW               42     SLEET                      8
FOG                     179     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     16
HAZE                     13

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

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                           PROVIDENCE

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

       AVG HIGH  AVG LOW  AVG MEAN  PCPN  SNOW  REMARKS
       --------  -------  --------  ----  ----  -------
JAN:      37.4     20.9     29.2    6.49  21.1  10TH WETTEST
           0.0     -0.1      0.0   +2.63 +12.1

FEB:      48.8     30.4     39.6    5.45   5.7  RECORD WARMEST
          +8.5     +6.8     +7.6   +2.16  -2.8

MAR:      46.1     31.3     38.7    4.85  13.1
          -1.7     +1.3     -0.2   -0.16  +7.6

APR:      55.1     36.4     45.8    5.84   3.6   9TH SNOWIEST
          -3.5     -3.2     -3.3   +1.48  +3.0

MAY:      73.3     52.6     63.0    2.33   0.0   3RD WARMEST
          +4.9     +4.0     +4.5   -1.22

JUN:      76.9     58.2     67.6    2.71   0.0
          -0.6     -0.2     -0.4   -0.93

JUL:      85.0     66.1     75.6    1.30   0.0  10TH WARMEST
          +2.2     +1.9     +2.1   -1.99

AUG:      85.5     68.4     77.0    5.32   0.0  RECORD WARMEST
          +4.1     +5.2     +4.7   +1.72

SEP:      74.8     60.4     67.6    7.81   0.0  10TH WARMEST
          +0.6     +5.1     +2.9   +3.89         7TH WETTEST

OCT:      61.9     44.2     53.1    6.05   0.0
          -1.4     +0.3     -0.5   +2.12

NOV:      48.6     34.1     41.4   10.57   6.0   2ND WETTEST
          -4.6     -1.6     -3.1   +6.06  +4.5   6TH SNOWIEST

DEC:      43.7     27.8     35.8    4.77   0.3   4TH LEAST SNOWIEST
          +1.4     +1.5     +1.5   +0.55  -8.4

SEASONAL SUMMARY
----------------
WINTER:   41.3     24.9     33.1   14.51  33.9
          +1.3     +1.3     +1.3   +3.14  +7.7

SPRING:   58.2     40.2     49.2   13.02  16.7
           0.0     +0.8     +0.4   +0.10 +10.6

SUMMER:   82.6     64.3     73.4    9.33   0.0  4TH WARMEST
          +2.0     +2.3     +2.1   -1.20

AUTUMN:   61.8     46.2     54.0   24.43   6.0  2ND WETTEST
          -1.8     +1.2     -0.3  +12.07  +4.5  6TH SNOWIEST

ANNUAL SUMMARY
--------------
ANNUAL:   61.5     44.4     52.9   63.49  49.8  8TH WARMEST
          +0.9     +1.9     +1.3  +16.31 +16.0  3RD WETTEST

DAILY RECORDS
-------------
01/04...RECORD MAXIMUM DAILY SNOWFALL...........14.1...PREV 5.7 IN 1988
01/07...RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE....................-3...PREV -1 IN 1912
01/12...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE...................62...PREV 60 IN 2017
01/12...RECORD MAXIMUM DAILY PRECIPITATION......1.88...PREV 1.54 IN 2012
01/13...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE...................63...PREV 61 IN 1995
01/28...TIED RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE.......40...ALSO SET IN 1914
01/30...RECORD MAXIMUM DAILY SNOWFALL............5.4...PREV 5.2 IN 1966

02/20...TIED RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE.......48...ALSO SET IN 1981
02/21...RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE............55...PREV 50 IN 1981
02/21...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE...................64...PREV 63 IN 1930

03/13...RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL....................9.5...PREV 7.0 IN 1993

04/15...RECORD MINIMUM HIGH TEMPERATURE...........41...PREV 42 IN 1972
04/15...TIED RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL.................T...ALSO SET IN 2007, 1916
04/18...TIED RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL.................T...ALSO SET IN 2001, 1967,
                                                       1965, 1921

05/02...RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE............59...PREV 58 IN 1983, 1930
05/03...TIED RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE..............91...ALSO SET IN 2001
05/26...RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE............67...PREV 65 IN 2010

08/03...RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE............76...PREV 75 IN 1979
08/08...TIED RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE.......74...LAST SET IN 2001
08/28...TIED RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE..............95...ALSO SET IN 1948
08/29...TIED RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE..............95...ALSO SET IN 1953, 1945
08/29...RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE............76...PREV 74 IN 1948

09/04...RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE............72...PREV 71 IN 1973
09/06...TIED HIGH TEMPERATURE.....................95...ALSO SET IN 1983
09/25...RECORD PRECIPITATION....................3.17...PREV 1.77 IN 1940

10/10...RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE............65...PREV 64 IN 1949
10/12...RECORD PRECIPITATION....................1.23...PREV 1.17 IN 1983
10/26...RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE....................26...PREV 27 IN 1976, 1933
10/27...RECORD PRECIPITATION....................1.81...PREV 1.22 IN 1932

11/15...RECORD SNOWFALLL.........................6.0...PREV 1.5 IN 1906
11/22...RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE....................15...PREV 16 IN 1987, 1969
11/22...RECORD MINIMUM HIGH TEMPERATURE...........24...PREV 30 IN 2008
11/23...RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE....................13...PREV 14 IN 1972
11/23...TIED MINIMUM HIGH TEMPERATURE.............32...ALSO SET IN 1989

MONTHLY RECORDS
---------------
FEB...WARMEST MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE.............55...PREV 50 ON 02/21/1981
FEB...WARMEST MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMP..............39.6...PREV 37.4 IN 1981

AUG...RECORD WARMEST AVG TEMP...................77.0...PREV 76.4 SET IN 2005
      RECORD WARMEST AVG MIN TEMP...............68.4...PREV 67.1 SET IN 2003
      TIED RECORD NUMBER OF DAYS MAX TEMP >= 90...11...LAST SET IN 2002
      TIED RECORD NUMBER OF DAYS LOW TEMP >= 70...15...LAST SET IN 1988

SEP...RECORD NO. OF DAYS DAILY PRECIP >= 0.50......7...PREV 6 LAST SET 1987

NOV...RECORD NO. OF DAYS DAILY PRECIP >= 0.10.....13...PREV 12 IN 1948
NOV...RECORD NO. OF DAYS DAILY PRECIP >= 0.50......8...PREV 6 LAST SET 2002
NOV...RECORD NO. OF DAYS DAILY PRECIP >= 1.00......5...PREV 4 LAST SET 1972

SEASONAL RECORDS
----------------
SUMMER...RECORD NUMBER OF DAYS LOW TEMP >= 70..........28...PREV 24 LAST SET 2013

AUTUMN...RECORD NO. OF DAYS DAILY PRECIP >= 0.10.......31...PREV 28 IN 2011
AUTUMN...RECORD NO. OF DAYS DAILY PRECIP >= 0.50.......19...PREV 15 IN 1989
AUTUMN...TIED RECORD NO. OF DAYS DAILY PRECIP >= 1.00...9...ALSO SET IN 2005

ALL-TIME RECORDS (SINCE RECORDS BEGAN)
----------------
ANNUAL...RECORD NO. OF DAYS DAILY PRECIP >= 1.00.......22...PREV 21 IN 1972
ANNUAL...RECORD NO. OF DAYS LOW TEMP >= 70.............31...PREV 28 IN 1983

SIPPRELL / CORREIA



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