Etters Weather

Welcome! This site is dedicated to following my weather interest, along with featuring some seasonal photos from around Etters. The real weather data is found from the links below.  The weather station is on Weather Underground, and can be seen by clicking on the blue weather icon below. 
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Etters a mostly rural area in York County, is located across the Susquehanna River from Harrisburg, the Pennsylvania State Capital.  As early as 1838 a post office was established at Henry Etter's tavern.  Henry Etter became the first post master.  It is believed this is where the post office, located in Goldsboro, got its name.  (Information obtained from Goldsboro post office documents.)
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Outlook -


Welcome to Spring!  Well, maybe somewhere, but not noticeable here yet.  

Looks like 40's through Tuesday, then a couple of milder days with rain later Wednesday into Thursday.  Then 40's again, some days around 50, all below normal.  

Current Conditions link is not updating, still working on that.

March -

March started out at 45 degrees for the average high, and will rise 12 degrees to 57 degrees by the end of the month. Nice! The average low starts at 28, and rises 9 degrees to 37 by the end. The record high is 87, the record low is 5.   

Average precipitation is 3.58", average snowfall is 5.5", about half of February. The wettest March was 6.61" way back in 1936.  The most snowfall was 22.8." in 1993.  The biggest storm was also in 1993, at 20.4".

Looking back at February - 

What a month, almost everyone couldn't wait for it to be over (and not repeated...).

Temperatures were way below normal, with the average of the high and low coming in at an amazing 12.0 degrees below average. The average high was 30.5, the average low was 11.2, record cold. 

The highest temperature was 42 on the 7th. The lowest was -4 on the 24th. 

Heating degree days were 1,229, 330 above average.  For the season 4,303, 315 above average.

Precipitation was -1.30" below average, at only 1.09".  Greatest 24 hour amount was .47" was on the 21-22nd.

Snowfall total was 11.2", .7" less than January.  The greatest was 4.0" on the 22nd.

There were only 3 clear days, with 8 cloudy days.  

Information from the NWS Harrisburg preliminary monthly data.

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Ground fog!

Some winter color!