Pennsylvania Farm Show Climatology
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Pennsylvania Farm Show Climatology

See the day-by-day weather conditions in Harrisburg
during the Farm Show each year since 1960
!

PA Farm Show Climatology - updated January 6, 2014

The following climatological statistics for the PA FARM SHOW are from the Official Harrisburg Climate Station at the time/date of observation. The current official station is KMDT - Harrisburg International Airport. All temperatures are in degrees Fahrenheit (°F) and precipitation is in inches.

Long-Term average temperature (1917-2013) =        29.0°

Most Recent 30-year “moving” average temperature (1983-2013) =         30.7°

Average Temperature by Decade

1920s                28.6°

1930s                29.6°

1940s                28.2°

1950s                31.1°

1960s                27.2°

1970s                27.1°

1980s                26.5°

1990s                28.9°

2000s                33.1°

Warmest Farm Show Years (Avg. Temp)

 1.   1933        44.9°

 2.   1932        43.8°

 3.   2008        43.2°

 4.   1972        42.9°

 5.   1952        41.8°

 6.   2007        41.1°

 T7.  2006        40.8° 

 T7.  1919        40.8°

 9.   2005        40.3°

10.   1942        39.6°

Coldest Farm Show Years (Avg. Temp)

 1.  1957        12.2

 2.  1936        14.3

 3.  1922        14.6

 4.  1982        14.8

 T5.  1918        16.7°

 T5.  1964        16.7°

 7.  1996        16.9°

 8.  1981        17.2°

 9.  1988        17.3°

10. 1977        18.9°

Wettest Farm Show Years

 1.  2005        2.87

 2.  1926        2.24

 3.  1958        2.00

 4.  1996        1.97

 5.  2012        1.43

 6.  1975        1.39

 7.  2007        1.30

 8.  1978        1.25

 9.  1937        1.24

10. 1974        1.18

Most Snow (“Snowiest”) Farm Show Years

 1.  1996        24.4

 2.  1964        14.0

 3.  1935        7.8

 4.  1978        6.3

 5.  1974        6.0

 6.  1994        5.9

 7.  1954        5.3

 8.  1925        5.0

T9. 1982        4.8

T9. 1991        4.8

11.  2002        4.7

Top 5 Warmest High Temperatures

T1.         67°        6-Jan-2007

T1.         67°          8-Jan-2008

3.         66°        13-Jan-1972

4.         65°        7-Jan-2008

T5.         64°        14-Jan-2005

T5.         64°        13-Jan-2005

7.         6        9-Jan-2008

Top 5 Coldest Low Temperatures

1.          -6°        23-Jan-1936

T2.         -4°        13-Jan-1981

T2.         -4°        12-Jan-1981

4.         -3°        15-Jan-1964

T5.         -2°        16-Jan-1964

T5.          -2°        18-Jan-1957

T5.         -2°        24-Jan-1936

Top 5 Daily Precipitation

1. 1.91                14-Jan-1958

2. 1.64                7-Jan-1996

3. 1.63                14-Jan-2005

4. 1.32                13-Jan-1964

5. 1.16                09-Jan-1975

Top 5 Daily Snowfall

1. 19.8                7-Jan-1996

2. 14.0                13-Jan-1964

3.   6.0                9-Jan-1974

T4. 5.0                10-Jan-1955

T4. 5.0                21-Jan-1930

6.  4.8                18-Jan-1926


 
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