Recent Summaries and Reports:
State College (STCP1) Climate Data (from PSU Meteorology Department):
For detailed and in-depth climate information for the Commonwealth of PA:
Severe Weather Events:
Where can I find past weather conditions for (name of town) on (date in question) ?
- The hourly observations are not fully quality-controlled on our site, but are available by clicking on the map on our front page near where you are concerned about. This will bring up a page with current observations and the forecast for the location you clicked. You can check the "3 Day History" of the observations using the link to the right of the current observation.
- First, Check our Climatology Page, which is full of fantastic information for our two first-order climatological stations (Harrisburg and Williamsport), and our Co-Operative Observing sites (45 across Central PA). Check those pages, especially the NOWData Tab.
Second, (if you are looking for information about Pennsylvania) Check with the PA State Climatologist, Mr. Kyle Imhoff. Kyle and his staff can usually find answers to most PA-specific questions.
phone: (814)865-8732 fax:(814)865-3663
If you cannot find the answer there, the next step is to contact the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) in Asheville, NC. NCEI stores ALL weather information recorded across the US and it's territories since the 1800's. They (NCEI) quality control the data and publish it in various forms (a monthly summary is the most common form). They also certify the data for use in court, as well - the preliminary information available from our website is NOT permissable in court. NCEI's phone #: (828) 271-4800.
All NWS State College Text Statements/Forecasts: