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TEMPERATURE 
Average Temperature
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
F50.922.627.439.351.762.371.876.374.365.653.139.226

Average High Temperature
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
F60.43136.14962.372.481.685.783.876.163.147.934

Average Low Temperature
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
F41.514.318.829.741.152.26266.864.855.24330.518

Highest Recorded Temperature
Years on Record: 73  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
F1086773919398103106108101958169

Lowest Recorded Temperature
Years on Record: 73  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
F-26-24-26-229303847402614-4-22

Average Heat Index Temperature
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
F5122.727.438.851.562.272.377.474.865.352.63925.9

Average Wind Chill Temperature
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
F46.912.618.732.648.661.671.775.973.764.750.433.216.7

Average Number of Days Above 100F/38C
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days0.9---------------0.20.30.4------------

Average Number of Days Above 90F/32C
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days18.4---------0.10.43.27.85.51.4---------

Average Number of Days Above 80F/26C
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days89.4------0.32.66.8192622.110.71.9------

Average Number of Days Above 70F/21C
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days151.2------2.18.419.22830.630.422.58.51.3---

Average Number of Days Above 65F/18C
Years on Record: 50  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days176------4122429313126163---

Average Number of Days Above 60F/15C
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days198.90.41.3717.22830313128.718.85.20.3

Average Number of Days Above 50F/10C
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days241.42.13.913.625.430.930313129.927.4133.2

Average Number of Days Above 40F/4C
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days283.17.110.322.728.8313031313030.620.99.8

Average Number of Days Below 70F/21C
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days345.13128313030.726.822.124.529.230.93031

Average Number of Days Below 60F/15C
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days277.431283129.225.7113.36.620.73029.931

Average Number of Days Below 50F/10C
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days218.83127.93024.9121.1---0.38.123.728.830.9

Average Number of Days Below 40F/4C
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days170.330.927.72713.62---------1.512.324.930.6

Average Number of Days Below 32F/0C
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days124.729.423.918.550.1---------0.13.616.228

Average Number of Days Below 20F/-6C
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days58.419.413.44.70.2---------------0.1515.6

Average Number of Days Below 10F/-12C
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days28.311.27.31.4---------------------0.97.6

Average Number of Days Below 5F/-15C
Years on Record: 50  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days251161---------------------16

Average Number of Days Below 0F/-17C
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days 11.152.60.2---------------------0.13.2



PRECIPITATION 
Average Precipitation
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
in.3611.32.33.94.74.94.54.13.12.62.21.4

Average Number of Days With Precipitation
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days 113.47.57.89.711.212.511.510.19.18.48.98.38.4

Most Reported Precipitation in a Month
Years on Record: 26  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
in 11.94.32.95.15.76.811.410.311.99.54.842.3

Least Reported Precipitation in a Month
Years on Record: 26  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
in ---0.10.10.311.21.20.80.60.4------0.2

Most Precipitation Reported in a Day
Years on Record: 26  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
in 5.32.21.61.52.22.55.34.13.542.521.1

Avg. No. of Days w/Precip. Above 0.1in/2.5mm
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days662.83.54.97.28.67.56.86.45.35.14.33.6

Avg. No. of Days w/Precip. Above 0.2in/5mm
Years on Record: 26  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days 59335677666433

Avg. # of Days w/Precip. Above 0.4in/10mm
Years on Record: 26  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days 19---1223322211---

Avg. No. of Days w/Precip. Above 0.5in/13mm
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days230.30.61.42.633.33.22.71.91.71.50.8

Avg. No. of Days w/Precip. Above 1in/25mm
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days 8.50.10.10.40.81.11.41.31.30.70.70.40.2

Average Precipitable Water
Years on Record: 20  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
in.0.70.30.30.40.60.81.11.31.30.90.70.50.4



PRECIPITATION - RAIN 
Average Number of Rainy Days
Years on Record: 54  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days1088710111111999878

Average Number of Days With Thunderstorms
Years on Record: 50  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days46------247987531---

Most Rain Reported in a Month
Years on Record: 50  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
in.55.94.435.87.87.99.510.513.710.26.96.53.4

Least Recorded Rainfall
Years on Record: 50  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
in.17.10.10.10.20.21.21---0.30.4------0.1



PRECIPITATION - SNOW 
Average Snowfall
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
in.35.38.57.95.21.8---------------0.42.59

Average Number of Days With Snow
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days24.86.55.63.21---------------0.326.2

Most Snow Reported in a Month
Years on Record: 26  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
in 18.318.316.415.515.4---------------2.212.815

Avg. No. of Days w/Snow Above 1in/2.5cm
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days10.72.52.51.30.5---------------0.112.8

Avg. No. of Days w/Snow Above 3in/7.5cm
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days3.60.910.50.2------------------0.30.7

Avg. No. of Days w/Snow Above 5in/12.7cm
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days1.40.30.40.20.1------------------0.10.3

Avg. No. of Days w/Snowfall Above 10in/25cm
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days0.1------0.1---------------------------

Avg. # of Days w/Snow Depth Above 1in/2.5cm
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days5217.614.15.20.8---------------0.2212.1

Avg. # of Days w/Snow Depth Above 3in/7.5cm
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days34.612.19.93.10.3---------------0.10.78.4

Avg. # of Days w/Snow Depth Above 5in/12.7cm
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days21.87.86.61.50.2------------------0.45.3

Avg. # of Days w/Snow Depth Above 10in/25cm
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days5.31.61.90.4------------------------1.4



HUMIDITY 
Average Relative Humidity
Years on Record: 20  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
%69.57370.865.962.566.26971.773.869.267.169.774.2

Average Morning Relative Humidity
Years on Record: 51  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
%81777980787981848685807980

Average Evening Relative Humidity
Years on Record: 51  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
%56656357505153535452505966

Average Dew Point
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
F39.914.918.727.237.348.859.364.863.55441.129.618.8



DEGREE DAYS 
Heating Degree Days
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days6203131310517964121461715943847741209

Cooling Degree Days
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days1068------1136222134929311314------

Growing Degree Days
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days3466---335146387654814753474171291



BAROMETER 
Average Sea Level Pressure
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
InHg3030.130.13029.929.929.93030303030.130.1



SKY CONDITIONS 
Average Length of Day
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Hours12.710.111.112.513.915.115.715.414.312.911.510.39.7

Average Number of Days With Fog
Years on Record: 50  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days1131010111097710981012

Average Number of Clear Days
Years on Record: 44  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days1058777881011121277

Average Possibility of Sunshine
Years on Record: 43  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
%59525455566168727066624946

Average Number of Cloudy Days
Years on Record: 44  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days164161517151511101011121617

Average Number of Partly Cloudy Days
Years on Record: 44  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
Days97767881111107777

Average Percent Chance - Clear Skies
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
%27.127.125.72525.122.223.226.428.435.433.625.726.8

Average Percent Chance - Scattered Clouds
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
%7.65.25.366.58.210.912.411.28.36.55.75.1

Average Percent Chance - Few Clouds
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
%12.18.69.49.610.511.715.617.917.114.511.69.68.4

Average Percent Chance - Broken Clouds
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
%1511.911.812.814.518.520.319.818.615.312.912.510.4

Average Percent Chance - Overcast Skies
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
%38.347.247.946.743.439.33023.524.726.535.446.549.4

Average Total Sky Cover
Years on Record: 20  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
%55.362.561.360.360.359.853.747.946.441.949.159.961

Average Opaque Sky Cover
Years on Record: 20  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
%4957.454.554.65452.244.940.439.935.843.854.956.7



WIND 
Average Wind Speed
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
mph9.910.710.511.311.510.29.28.488.99.710.610.3

Highest Reported Hourly Wind Speed
Years on Record: 57  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
mph76665666767076736055567261

Average Percent Chance - Calm Winds
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
%3.32.62.62.22.42.83.84.34.44.43.92.92.7

Average Primary Wind Direction
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
°275.5360360315.7282.9218220.1219.9210.9216.1241.2306.4360

Average Secondary Wind Direction
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
°217.9235.8178.4160.5219.6226.4192.2216.8187.6218.7276.9271.3228.1

Average Wind Vector Direction
Years on Record: 30  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
°214.5296.2312.4199.5169.2159.5175.5172.8153.5175.8212263.8290.9



SOLAR RADIATION 
Average Daily Solar Radiation - Global
Years on Record: 22  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
kWh/m23.91.82.63.64.65.46.16.15.34.33.11.91.6

Average Daily Solar Radiation - Diffuse
Years on Record: 22  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
kWh/m21.50.711.41.92.32.42.321.51.10.80.6

Average Daily Solar Radiation - Reflected
Years on Record: 22  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
kWh/m24.43.33.84.34.74.95.35.45.24.94.33.23

Average Daily Solar Radiation - Direct
Years on Record: 22  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
kWh/m24.53.43.84.24.54.95.865.45.14.43.23

Maximum Daily Solar Radiation - Global
Years on Record: 22  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
kWh/m23.91.82.63.64.65.46.16.15.34.33.11.91.6

Maximum Daily Solar Radiation - Diffuse
Years on Record: 22  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
kWh/m21.60.71.11.522.42.52.42.11.71.20.80.7

Maximum Daily Solar Radiation - Reflected
Years on Record: 22  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
kWh/m25.33.84.75.75.666.165.95.95.54.43.9

Maximum Daily Solar Radiation - Direct
Years on Record: 22  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
kWh/m26456.36.17.27.67.36.86.86.14.94.2

Minimum Daily Solar Radiation - Global
Years on Record: 22  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
kWh/m231.522.63.73.85.24.94.43.42.21.41.3

Minimum Daily Solar Radiation - Diffuse
Years on Record: 22  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
kWh/m21.40.70.91.21.822.22.11.81.310.70.6

Minimum Daily Solar Radiation - Reflected
Years on Record: 22  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
kWh/m23.32.42.82.93.73.54.64.44.33.72.722.4

Minimum Daily Solar Radiation - Direct
Years on Record: 22  Chart This
 ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC 
kWh/m22.82.32.42.32.92.44.23.83.83.22.21.82.2




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