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 -


Now that the 5 inches fell here, and a nice "mild" day occurred to help get rid of it, looks like back to the freezer.  Another cold week, maybe a bit better than last week, but not much. February just doesn't like us.  Here is hoping for March...

Current Conditions and Weather Station readings are not updating, still working on that.

February -

February starts out at 38 degrees for an average high, rising 7 degrees to 45 degrees by the end of the month. The average low starts at 23, and rises 5 degrees to 28 by the end. The record high is 78, the record low is -13.   

Average precipitation is 2.88", average snowfall is 10.8", the snowiest of the season.  The wettest was 5.93" way back in 1893!  The most snowfall was 30.3", also in 1893.  The biggest storm was in 1983, at 25".

Looking back at January - 

Temperatures were below normal, with the average of the high and low coming in at 3.2 degrees below average. The average high was 34.0, the average low was 19.9, considerably colder than December was. 

The highest temperature was 49 on the 4th. The lowest was 7 on the 10th. 

Heating degree days were 1,181, for the season 3,074, now only 15 below average.

Rainfall was -0.38" below average, at 2.50 ".  Greatest 24 hour rainfall of .61" was on the 3-4th.

Snowfall total was 11.7", the greatest being 3.0" on the 24th.

There were only 4 clear days, with 10 cloudy days.  

Information from the NWS Harrisburg preliminary monthly data.

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Cold creek!

Some winter color!