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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
104 AM EDT THU MAY 2 2019

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...THE ALTOONA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2019...
...10TH WARMEST APRIL ON RECORD...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2019

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              89   04/21/1985
                        04/27/1962
 LOW               12   04/07/1982
HIGHEST            79   04/23                         87  04/14
LOWEST             24   04/01                         23  04/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.5              59.5     3.0     54.9
AVG. MINIMUM     42.3              38.2     4.1     35.7
MEAN             52.4              48.9     3.5     45.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                MM      MM        1
DAYS MIN <= 32      3                MM      MM       13
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                MM      MM        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.74   2011
 MINIMUM         0.51   1971
TOTALS           3.07              3.19   -0.12     3.80
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.11   -0.01     0.13
DAYS >= .01        12                MM      MM       15
DAYS >= .10         8                MM      MM        7
DAYS >= .50         2                MM      MM        4
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.78   04/19 TO 04/19

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     371               489    -118      597
 SINCE 7/1       5554              5918    -364     5663
COOLING TOTAL       0                 5      -5       12
 SINCE 1/1          0                 6      -6       12
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/280    DATE  04/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/290    DATE  04/15

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP                0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                        4
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN               0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                        0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                        0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                       0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       3
HAZE                      3

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

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