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

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...THE PROVIDENCE 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             104   08/02/1975
 LOW              -17   02/09/1934
HIGHEST            95   06/13
                        06/12
LOWEST              4   12/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     61.6              60.7     0.9
AVG. MINIMUM     44.0              42.6     1.4
MEAN             52.8              51.6     1.2
DAYS MAX >= 90     10               9.3     0.7
DAYS MAX <= 32     22              20.9     1.1
DAYS MIN <= 32     99             107.4    -8.4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.8    -0.8

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        67.52   1983
 MINIMUM        25.44   1965
TOTALS          49.00             47.18    1.82
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.13    0.00
DAYS >= .01       136             124.9    11.1
DAYS >= .10        82              78.3     3.7
DAYS >= .50        35              31.0     4.0
DAYS >= 1.00       16              12.5     3.5
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.29   MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           82.3   1945
 SNOW DEPTH        30   02/05/1961
TOTALS           48.6              33.8    14.8
SINCE 7/1         7.1              10.2    -3.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0        11               9.4     1.6
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        11   02/11
                        02/10
 24 HR TOTAL     11.9   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5197              5618    -421
 SINCE 7/1         MM              2027      MM
COOLING TOTAL     880               744     136
 SINCE 1/1        880               744     136
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.9
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/278
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/130    DATE  10/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    63/130    DATE  10/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           96
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            166
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY        103

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               38     RAIN                      65
LIGHT RAIN              154     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                5     SNOW                      11
LIGHT SNOW               28     SLEET                      6
FOG                     168     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     21
HAZE                     25

-  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:      42.1     27.4     34.8    4.96  17.0
          +4.7     +6.4     +5.6   +1.10  +8.0

FEB:      45.0     26.4     35.7    2.22  16.8  7TH WARMEST
          +4.7     +2.8     +3.7   -1.07  +8.3

MAR:      43.4     26.8     35.1    3.85   7.7
          -4.4     -3.2     -3.8   -1.16  +2.2

APR:      61.7     43.4     52.6    7.10     T  3RD WARMEST
          +3.1     +3.8     +3.5   +2.74  -0.6  6TH WETTEST

MAY:      66.2     50.0     58.1    6.89   0.0  6TH WETTEST
          -2.2     +1.4     -0.4   +3.34   0.0

JUN:      78.5     59.0     68.8    4.26   0.0
          +1.0     +0.6     +0.8   +0.62   0.0

JUL:      81.3     64.0     72.7    3.46   0.0
          -1.5     -0.2     -0.8   +0.17   0.0

AUG:      81.4     62.3     71.9    1.46   0.0
           0.0     -0.9     -0.4   -2.14   0.0

SEP:      77.0     59.2     68.1    3.85   0.0
          +2.8     +3.9     +3.4   -0.07   0.0

OCT:      71.2     51.4     61.3    5.44   0.0  2ND WARMEST
          +7.9     +7.5     +7.7   +1.51   0.0

NOV:      53.5     34.6     44.1    2.94   0.0
          +0.3     -1.1     -0.4   -1.57  -1.5

DEC:      38.4     23.8     31.1    2.57   7.1
          -3.9     -2.5     -3.2   -1.65  -1.6

SEASONAL SUMMARY
----------------

WINTER:   43.4     26.8     35.1   10.32  38.2  8TH WARMEST
          +3.4     +3.2     +3.3   -1.05 +12.0

SPRING:   57.0     40.0     48.5   17.84   7.7  5TH WETTEST
          -1.2     +0.6     -0.3   +4.92  +1.6

SUMMER:   80.4     61.8     71.1    9.18   0.0
          -0.2     -0.2     -0.2   -1.35   0.0

AUTUMN:   67.3     48.4     57.8   12.23   0.0  RECORD WARMEST
          +3.7     +3.4     +3.5   -0.13  -1.5

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

ANNUAL:   61.7     44.1     52.9   49.00  48.6
          +1.1     +1.6     +1.3   +1.82 +14.8

DAILY RECORDS
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01/07...RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL................10.7...PREV 8.0 IN 1977.
01/12...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE..............60...PREV 59 IN 1975.
01/12...RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE.......44...PREV 39 IN 2013.

02/09...RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL................11.9...PREV 9.9 IN 1969.
02/23...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE..............66...PREV 60 IN 1990, 1943.
02/24...TIED RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE..45...ALSO SET IN 1984.
02/25...RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE.......47...PREV 45 IN 1930.

03/01...RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE.......45...PREV 39 IN 1966.
03/11...RECORD MINIMUM HIGH TEMPERATURE......23...PREV 26 IN 1933.
03/14...RECORD PRECIPITATION.................1.60...PREV 1.28 IN 2010.

04/11...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE..............80...PREV 79 IN 1955.
04/16...TIED RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE..57...ALSO SET IN 1985/1976.
04/29...TIED RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE..56...ALSO SET IN 1957.

05/05...RECORD PRECIPITATION.................2.29...PREV 1.73 IN 1922.
05/17...TIED RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE..59...ALSO SET IN 1977/1974.
05/18...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE..............93...PREV 92 IN 1936.
05/18...RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE.......70...PREV 62 IN 1943.
05/19...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE..............91...PREV 89 IN 1906
05/19...TIED RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE..62...ALSO SET IN 1969.

06/12...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE...95...PREV 94 IN 1973/1933.
06/13...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE...95...PREV 94 IN 1956.
06/16...RECORD DAILY PRECIPITATION...2.21...PREV 1.48 IN 1985.

07/14...RECORD MINIMUM HIGH TEMPERATURE...68...PREV 69 IN 1961.
07/24...RECORD MINIMUM HIGH TEMPERATURE...66...PREV 67 IN 1997/1964.
07/25...TIED MINIMUM HIGH TEMPERATURE...66...ALSO SET IN 1964/1908.

09/02...RECORD LOW TEMP...46...PREV 47 IN 1992, 1991, 1934, 1909

10/09...RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE...69...PREV 61 IN 1913
10/24...RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE...65...PREV 61 IN 2001
10/29...TIED RECORD MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE...59...ALSO SET IN 1918

12/28...RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE...14...PREV 21 IN 1976

MONTHLY RECORDS
---------------
SEP/OCT...RECORD COMBINED AVG TEMP...64.6...PREV 63.9 IN 1971

SEASONAL RECORDS
----------------
AUTUMN...RECORD WARMEST AVG TEMP...57.8...PREV 57.7 IN 1946

ALL-TIME RECORDS (SINCE RECORDS BEGAN)
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NONE



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