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...Highlights of 2017...

  • Annual: 29th warmest year on record (1939-2017), 18th wettest year on record with 113 percent of normal precipitation, 96 percent of normal annual snowfall. Highest wind gust was 65 mph on March 5th and June 27th.
  • Seasonal: 9th wettest Spring (March, April, May) on record. 
  • Monthly Temperatures: 3rd warmest March on record.
  • Monthly Precipitation: 5th wettest March, 2nd wettest December on record.   10th driest July on record.
  • Monthly Snowfall: 6th snowiest December on record.

Temperature Banner   

Element Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
 Average High  29.5 42.4 53.7 56.0 66.4 80.6 92.1 84.8 72.7 57.6 51.3 33.0 60.0
 Mean High (1981-2010 Normals) 35.2 37.8 47.9 56.8 67.1 78.8 88.1 86.4 74.3 59.4 44.7 34.2 59.3
 Average Low  11.7  20.0 29.8 29.9 37.6 45.3 54.0 49.9 41.7 29.8 25.5 12.1 32.3
 Mean Low (1981-2010 Normals) 14.3 15.7 22.4 28.6 37.2 45.7 53.0 51.5 41.4 31.0 21.6 13.5 31.4
 Average Temperature  20.6 31.2 41.8 43.0 52.0 62.9 73.1 67.3 57.2 43.7 38.4 22.5 46.1
 Mean Average Temperature (1981-2010 Normals) 24.7 26.7 35.2 42.7 52.2 62.2 70.5 69.0 57.9 45.2 33.2 23.8 45.4
 Departure from Normal  -4.1 4.5 6.6 0.3 -0.2 0.7 2.6 -1.7 -0.7 -1.5 5.2 -1.3 0.7

 Rank: 78 years of record (P.O.R 12/1939-2017)

20 61 76 39 36 43 63 19 29 10 64 18 50
 
 Highest Daily Maximum  42 61 75 79 85 94 98 93 95 74 67 57 98
 Date of Occurrence  9, 31 10 18 13 6  20,21 5,14 4,29 3 17,19 26 3 7/5,14
 Lowest Daily Minimum -28 -12 8 19 28  33 41 44 30 9 10 -18 -28
 Date of Occurrence 5 2,3 1 10 20  13  1 4,7,22 27 31 12 31 1/5
 Number of Days with: Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec  
    Maximum >= 90° 0 0 0 0 0 3 24 10 4 0 0 0 41
    Maximum <= 32° 13 7 1 0  0  0 0 0 0 0 1 12 34
    Minimum <= 32° 30 20 17 22  6  0  0 0 2 18 24 30 169
    Minimum <= 0°  5 2 0 0  0  0  0 0 0 0 0 8 15
 Record Maximum Highs Set or Tied 0 1 1 0  0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 6
 Record Minimum Highs Set or Tied 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 3
 Record Minimum Lows Set or Tied 1 0  0  0  0 0  0 0 0 0 0 2 3
 Record Maximum Lows Set or Tied 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 6
 * Multiple day occurrence

Temperature Ranks and Records:
 

 Daily Records:

 
Record High Temperatures:

 

 February: 61 on the 10th.
 March  75* on the 18th.
             (* also a record high so early in the season).
 September: 95 on the 3rd, 91 on the 9th (tie)
 November: 67* on the 26th,  66* on the 27th.
                      
(* also a record high so early in the season). .
 
Record Low Maximum Temperatures:  
 
  August: 71 on the 6th.
  December:  7 on the 25th (tie), 3 on the 26th.
 

Record Low Temperatures:

  January: -28 on the 5th.
  June: 37 on on the 24th. 
  December:  -
17 on the 26th -13 on the 27th.
 
Record High Minimum Temperatures:
 
  February: 42 on the 10th.  (Ties the record high minimum of for the month of February - 42 set on 2/10/1951)
  April: 43 on the 7th.
  August:  64 on the 24th (tie).
  November:  39 on the 22nd, 42 on the 23rd.
 

 

Warmest Months of March on Record
Rank Year Average Temperature °F
1 2012 44.1
2 1986 42.8
3 2017 41.8
4 1994 41.5
5 1992 40.7
6 2007 40.6
7 2015 39.9
8 1946 39.4
 

 

 

   Top Ten Warmest Years on Record
Rank Year Average Temperature °F
1 1994 49.1
2 2012 48.7
3 1954 48.3
4 1981 48.1
5 1992 48.0
6 1940, 1953, 1963 47.3
9 2015, 2006, 1999 47.1
29 2017 46.1
 
   Top Ten Coldest Years on Record
Rank Year Average Temperature °F
1 1985 42.5
2 1951 43.1
3 1978 43.2
4 1964 43.5
5 1975 43.6
6 2009, 1979, 1968, 1949 43.8
10 1971 43.9
50 2017 46.1

 

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Element Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
 Average Speed (MPH) 15.7 16.7 14.4 11.2 9.2 10.2 8.3 8.4 9.3 13.1
14.0
13.3
12.0
 Maximum 3-sec Gust 61 62 65 56  49  65 58 56 47 54 58
51
65
 Direction 210 230 210 250  270  290  10 270 230 250 210
230
210, 290
 Date of Occurrence 7 21 5 23  24  27 9 20 20 7,20 29 3 3/5, 6/27
              
 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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Element Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
 Total (inches) 0.54 0.81 1.79 2.21 2.25 1.01 0.37 0.94 1.42 1.08 0.31 1.37 14.10
 Mean Precipitation
(1981-2010 Normals)
0.51 0.57 0.82 1.29 2.02 1.61 1.41 0.85 1.08 1.11 0.76 0.49 12.52
 Departure from Normal 0.03 0.24 0.97 0.92 0.23 -0.60 -1.04 0.09 0.34 -0.03 -0.45 0.88 1.58
 Percent of Normal 102 142 218 171 111 63 26 111 131 97 41 280 113

 Rank -
 78 years (P.O.R 12/1939-2017)

48  66 74 67 48   36 10 57 63 49 15  77 61
 
 
 Greatest 24-HR Total  0.21 0.47  1.08  0.48 1.06  0.40 0.25 0.36 0.47 0.49 0.12 0.35 1.08
 Dates of Occurrence  23-24  22-23  31  21  18  11  29 15 15  8 17 21 3/31
 Number of Days with:                          
    Precipitation >= 0.01 8 5 12 14  11 7  7 8 9 7 5 11 104
    Precipitation >= 0.10 3 2  4 8  7  3  1 4 4 4 1 6 47
    Precipitation >= 1.00 0 0  1 0  1 0  0 0 0 0 0 0 2
 Days with Thunderstorms 0 1 2 0  6  7  5 10 1 0 0 0 32
Daily Precipitation Records Set or Tied 1 2  0 0  0  0 0 1 1 1 0 2 8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Precipitation Ranks and Records:

One Day Precipitation Records:

January: 0.17" on the 23rd.
February: 0.31" on the 7th, 0.40" on the 23rd.

August: 0.19" on the 5th.
September: 0.47" on the 15th.
October: 0.49" on the 8th.
December: 0.25" on the 4th, 0.35" on the 21st.


 

    Wettest Months of March on Record
Rank Year Precipitation (inches)
1 1954 2.43
2 1983 2.29
3 1958 2.27
4 1975 2.01
5 2017 1.79
6 2014 1.64
7 1984 1.59
8 2010 1.57
9 1952 1.56
 
    Wettest Springs (March, April, May) on Record
Rank Year Precipitation (inches)
1 1971 10.16
2 1995 8.47
3 1978 8.44
4 1941 8.39
5 2016 8.00
6 1957 7.21
7 1975 6.86
8 1991 6.62
9 2017 6.25
10 2008 6.22
 
    Wettest Months of December on Record
Rank Year Precipitation (inches)
1 1982 3.71
2 2017 1.37
3 2010 1.36
4 2016 1.31
5 2014 1.25
6 2013, 1978 1.20
8 2015 1.06
9 1985 1.05
10 1955 1.04
 
   Driest Months of July on Record
Rank Year Precipitation (inches)
1 1991 0.09
2 1971 0.11
3 2000 0.22
4 2016, 1999 0.24
6 1959, 1955 0.27
8 1989 0.28
9 1943 0.29
10 2017, 1942 0.37
 

 

 

   Top Ten Driest Years on Record
Rank Year Precipitation (inches)
1 1988 6.56
2 2001 6.76
3 2002 7.05
4 1960 7.34
5 1954 7.70
6 2012 7.88
7 1963 7.90
8 1966 8.14
9 1943 8.91
10 1999, 1956 8.93
61 2017 14.10
 
   Top Ten Wettest Years on Record
Rank Year Precipitation (inches)
1 1982 20.48
2 1995 18.94
3 1983 18.41
4 1978 17.64
5 1941 16.24
6 1957 16.12
7 1986 15.92
8 1993 15.91
9 2009 15.77
10 2016 15.57
18 2017 14.10
 

 

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  Snow Banner

Element Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
 Total (inches) 13.8 14.3 6.5 5.8 2.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 T 5.6 3.6 19.4 71.9
 Mean Snowfall (1981-2010 Normals) 9.1 9.8 10.9 11.6 2.9 0.1 0.0 0.0 1.8 7.4 10.3 11.0 74.9
 Departure from Normal 4.7 4.5 -4.4 -5.8 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -1.8 -1.8 -6.7 8.4 -3.0
 Percent of Normal 152 146 60 50 100 0 0 0 0 76 35 176 96
  Rank - Least to Most
 78 years (P.O.R 12/1939-2017)
 63 65 16 25 50 NA NA NA 50* 45 14 74 39
 
 Greatest 24-HR Total 4.7 9.0 4.1 2.4  2.8 0.0  0.0 0.0 T 3.6 1.4 6.0 9.0
 Dates of Occurrence 24 23 31 28  18 NA NA NA 24 8 2 21 2/23
 Number of Days with:                          
    Snowfall >= 1.0 inch 4 2 2 3  1 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 17
Daily Snowfall Records Set or Tied 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5
* 49 months of September on record with no snowfall.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Snowfall Ranks and Records:

One Day Snowfall Records (inches):

January:  3.4 on the 23rd, 4.7 on the 24th.
February:  4.0 on the 7th.
December: 4.8" on the 4th, 6.0" on the 21st.

 

   Snowiest Months of December on Record
Rank Year Snowfall (inches)
1 1982 62.8
2 1978 25.7
3 1997 23.8
4 2016 22.2
5 2009 19.5
6 2017 19.4
7 2014, 1967 17.8
9 2015, 1977 16.8
 

 

   Top Ten Snowiest Years on Record
Rank Year Snowfall (inches)
1 1982 137.6
2 1975 124.0
3 1984 121.2
4 1973 118.3
5 1983 114.2
6 1978 112.7
7 2013 107.5
8 1955 103.3
9 1979 103.0
10 1985 101.0
40 2017 71.9

 

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