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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
408 PM EST FRI MAR 2 2018

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...THE BRADFORD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2017 TO 2/28/2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1957 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              75   12/01/2010
 LOW              -30   02/11/1979
HIGHEST            67   02/20        MM      MM       69  02/24
LOWEST            -17   01/14        MM      MM      -10  01/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     33.9              31.4     2.5     36.7
AVG. MINIMUM     17.0              15.6     1.4     22.1
MEAN             25.4              23.5     1.9     29.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     44                MM      MM       36
DAYS MIN <= 32     77                MM      MM       77
DAYS MIN <= 0      14                MM      MM        3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        15.38   1993
 MINIMUM         3.73   2000
TOTALS           9.13              9.04    0.09    10.32
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.10    0.00     0.11
DAYS >= .01        45                MM      MM       56
DAYS >= .10        19                MM      MM       25
DAYS >= .50         6                MM      MM        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1                MM      MM        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.91   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    3562              3735    -173     3195
 SINCE 7/1       5096              5570    -474     4583
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     08/05/1972
 LATEST       06/30/1961
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.7
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   4/248
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/320    DATE  01/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/270    DATE  12/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             25
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         47

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                      12
LIGHT RAIN               24     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          6     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                7     SNOW                      20
LIGHT SNOW               50     SLEET                      0
FOG                      74     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     20
HAZE                     36

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

&&

WINTER 2017-2018 (DEC-JAN-FEB) RANKED AS THE 14TH WARMEST AND 28TH
WETTEST ON RECORD.

DJF AVERAGE TEMPERATURE: 25.4 DEGREES (+1.9F ABOVE AVERAGE)
DJF TOTAL PRECIPITATION: 9.13 INCHES (+0.09" ABOVE AVERAGE)

FOR TEMPERATURE, DEC. WAS BELOW AVERAGE AND JAN. WAS NEAR AVERAGE.
FEB. 2018 WAS THE 3RD WARMEST FEB. ON RECORD. FOR PRECIPITATION,
DEC. WAS BELOW AVERAGE, JAN. WAS NEAR AVERAGE AND FEB. WAS ABOVE
AVERAGE.

A RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 59 DEGREES WAS SET ON 2/28. THIS
BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 57 SET IN 2016.

A RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 66 DEGREES WAS SET ON 2/21. THIS
BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 64 SET IN 1997.

A RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 67 DEGREES WAS SET ON 2/20. THIS
BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 58 SET IN 2016. THIS WAS THE 2ND
HIGHEST ALL TIME FEBRUARY MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE ON RECORD.

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