August 2009 Climate Summary for Harrisburg and Williamsport
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August 2009 Climate Summary for Harrisburg and Williamsport
...AUGUST 2009 TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPIATION ABOVE NORMAL...

THE MEAN TEMPERATURE AT HARRISBURG WAS 75.4 DEGREES...OR +1.4 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 4.84"...OR +1.60" ABOVE NORMAL.

THE MEAN TEMPERATURE AT WILLIAMSPORT WAS 72.9 DEGREES...OR +2.0 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 4.38"...OR + 1.00" ABOVE NORMAL.



...THE HARRISBURG PA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2009...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2009

WEATHER OBSERVED NORMAL DEPART LAST YEAR`S
VALUE DATE(S) VALUE FROM VALUE DATE(S)
NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
HIGH 104 08/07/1918
08/06/1918
LOW 45 08/31/1976
HIGHEST 92 08/10 91 08/06
LOWEST 55 08/31 52 08/20
AVG. MAXIMUM 83.5 83.7 -0.2 83.5
AVG. MINIMUM 67.2 64.2 3.0 62.3
MEAN 75.4 74.0 1.4 72.9
DAYS MAX >= 90 4 5.0 -1.0 3
DAYS MAX <= 32 0 0.0 0.0 0
DAYS MIN <= 32 0 0.0 0.0 0
DAYS MIN <= 0 0 0.0 0.0 0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
MAXIMUM 10.67 1933
MINIMUM 0.53 1995
TOTALS 4.84 3.24 1.60 1.09
DAILY AVG. 0.16 0.10 0.06 0.04
DAYS >= .01 13 10.0 3.0 8
DAYS >= .10 8 6.0 2.0 2
DAYS >= .50 5 2.0 3.0 1
DAYS >= 1.00 1 1.0 0.0 0
GREATEST
24 HR. TOTAL 1.11 08/28 TO 08/28

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
TOTAL 0.0 MM
TOTALS 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
SINCE 7/1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG. 0 MM MM 0
DAYS >= 1.0 0 0.0 0.0 0
GREATEST
SNOW DEPTH 0 MM 0 MM
24 HR TOTAL 0.0 08/31 TO 08/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL 2 1 1 0
SINCE 7/1 2 1 1 0
COOLING TOTAL 334 279 55 252
SINCE 1/1 860 857 3 941
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 4.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 31/290 DATE 08/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION 56/240 DATE 08/21

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT) MM

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR 7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC 17
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY 7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT) 72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM 10 MIXED PRECIP 0
HEAVY RAIN 7 RAIN 7
LIGHT RAIN 14 FREEZING RAIN 0
LT FREEZING RAIN 0 HAIL 0
HEAVY SNOW 0 SNOW 0
LIGHT SNOW 0 SLEET 0
FOG 24 FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE 3
HAZE 21

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

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...THE WILLIAMSPORT PA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2009...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2009

WEATHER OBSERVED NORMAL DEPART LAST YEAR`S
VALUE DATE(S) VALUE FROM VALUE DATE(S)
NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
HIGH 103 08/07/1918
LOW 38 08/30/1965
08/25/1940
HIGHEST 92 08/10 88 08/06
LOWEST 50 08/31 48 08/20
AVG. MAXIMUM 82.1 81.4 0.7 80.8
AVG. MINIMUM 63.6 60.4 3.2 56.8
MEAN 72.9 70.9 2.0 68.8
DAYS MAX >= 90 2 4.0 -2.0 0
DAYS MAX <= 32 0 0.0 0.0 0
DAYS MIN <= 32 0 0.0 0.0 0
DAYS MIN <= 0 0 0.0 0.0 0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
MAXIMUM 9.65 1912
MINIMUM 0.53 1930
TOTALS 4.38 3.38 1.00 1.65
DAILY AVG. 0.14 0.11 0.03 0.05
DAYS >= .01 11 10.0 1.0 10
DAYS >= .10 5 6.0 -1.0 4
DAYS >= .50 4 2.0 2.0 1
DAYS >= 1.00 2 1.0 1.0 0
GREATEST
24 HR. TOTAL 2.16 08/28 TO 08/29


SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
TOTAL 0.0 MM
TOTALS 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
SINCE 7/1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG. 0 MM MM 0
DAYS >= 1.0 0 0.0 0.0 0
GREATEST
SNOW DEPTH 0 MM 0 MM
24 HR TOTAL 0.0 08/31 TO 08/31


DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL 5 12 -7 5
SINCE 7/1 5 18 -13 5
COOLING TOTAL 254 206 48 132
SINCE 1/1 610 637 -27 639
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 4.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 32/260 DATE 08/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION 46/210 DATE 08/09

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT) MM

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR 12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC 17
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY 2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT) 73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM 7 MIXED PRECIP 0
HEAVY RAIN 5 RAIN 6
LIGHT RAIN 14 FREEZING RAIN 0
LT FREEZING RAIN 0 HAIL 0
HEAVY SNOW 0 SNOW 0
LIGHT SNOW 0 SLEET 0
FOG 24 FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE 6
HAZE 18

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

$$

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