Climate Data
Monthly Numbers
Interested in temperature and precipitation numbers in Harrison? Check them out on a monthly basis below.
 
Climate Summary (Feb 2011)
 
...THE HARRISON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2011...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1891 TO 2011

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              87   02/05/1927
 LOW              -24   02/12/1899
HIGHEST            71   02/17        50      21       62  02/20
LOWEST             -2   02/10        30     -32       10  02/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     48.8              50.3    -1.5     41.6
AVG. MINIMUM     29.5              30.1    -0.6     25.0
MEAN             39.2              40.2    -1.0     33.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      7               3.1     3.9        4
DAYS MIN <= 32     15              16.3    -1.3       26
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               0.2     0.8        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.21   1945
 MINIMUM         0.41   1947
TOTALS           4.43              2.71    1.72     1.61
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.09    0.07     0.06
DAYS >= .01        12               8.0     4.0        4
DAYS >= .10         7                                  4
DAYS >= .50         3                                  1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.7     0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.57   02/24 TO 02/24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           25.0   1912
 24 HR TOTAL     14.3
TOTALS           16.6               3.5    13.1      4.3
 LIQUID EQUIV    1.66
SINCE 7/1        19.4
 LIQUID 7/1      1.94
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1
DAYS >= TRACE       7               1.8     5.2        7
DAYS >= 1.0         5                                  1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        10
 24 HR TOTAL     10.0   02/09 TO 02/09

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     717               695      22      880
 SINCE 7/1       3090              3239    -149     3459
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/13/1902
 LATEST       05/17/1912
EARLIEST                        10/29
LATEST                          04/04
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/320    DATE  02/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/250    DATE  02/28

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      7

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

...ADDITIONAL DATA FOR HARRISON FOR FEBRUARY 2011...

THE AVERAGE HIGH...LOW...AND MONTHLY TEMPERATURES WERE THE WARMEST
SINCE 2009.

DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES WERE ABOVE NORMAL ON 15 DAYS AND BELOW
NORMAL ON 13 DAYS.

THERE WERE SIX DAYS WITH A HIGH TEMPERATURE AT OR ABOVE 65
DEGREES...WHICH WAS THE MOST SINCE 2000. THERE WERE SEVEN DAYS WITH
HIGHS AT OR BELOW FREEZING...WHICH WAS THE MOST SINCE 1989.

THE LOW TEMPERATURE OF -2 ON THE 10TH WAS THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE
RECORDED AT HARRISON SINCE FEBRUARY 4TH 1996...WHEN THE TEMPERATURE
FELL TO -5 DEGREES. THIS IS ALSO THE FIRST LOW TEMPERATURE AT OR
BELOW ZERO AT HARRISON SINCE FEBRUARY OF 1996.

THE FOLLOWING DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE TIED OR BROKEN DURING
THE MONTH...

DATE  RECORD TYPE                NEW RECORD    OLD RECORD
17TH  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    56 IN 2011    55 IN 1961
18TH  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    53 IN 2011    52 IN 1982

IT WAS THE WETTEST FEBRUARY SINCE 2001.

THE FOLLOWING DAILY RAINFALL RECORD WAS BROKEN DURING THE MONTH...

DATE  RECORD TYPE           NEW RECORD             OLD RECORD
24TH DAILY RAINFALL     1.57 INCHES IN 2011    1.20 INCHES IN 1979

IT WAS THE SNOWIEST FEBRUARY SINCE 1993...AND THE 4TH SNOWIEST
FEBRUARY ON RECORD. IT WAS ALSO THE SNOWIEST MONTH SINCE FEBRUARY
1993...AND THE 9TH SNOWIEST MONTH ON RECORD.

THE 10.0 INCHES OF SNOW THAT FELL ON FEBRUARY 9TH MARKED THE 2ND
SNOWIEST DAY ON RECORD IN THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY. IT ALSO MARKED THE
8TH HIGHEST CALENDAR DAY SNOWFALL ON RECORD...AND THE SNOWIEST DAY
SINCE JANUARY 29TH 2010.

THE FOLLOWING DAILY SNOWFALL RECORDS WERE TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE
MONTH...

DATE  RECORD TYPE          NEW RECORD           OLD RECORD
 4TH  DAILY SNOWFALL   3.3 INCHES IN 2011     2.5 INCHES IN 1906
 9TH  DAILY SNOWFALL  10.0 INCHES IN 2011     7.0 INCHES IN 1912

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