Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Winter among top 5 warmest

Based on forecasts, winter of 2011-12 has shot at No. 3.

Winter among top 5 warmest

It appears that the all-time standard for the December through February temperature is out of reach in Philadelphia.

But looking at the forecast and what has happened so far, this winter has an excellent chance of finishing in the top 3.

The National Weather Service extended forecast goes out to Feb. 27, and if it works out, the monthly average would be close to 41.

That would put the three-month temperature at a lusty 41.6, behind the 43.3 of 1932 and the 42.7 of 1890.

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Tony Wood Inquirer Weather Columnist
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Everyone talks about the weather, and here we write about it.

When we’re around and conditions warrant, we’ll keep you updated about what’s coming, but we will do our best always to discuss weather and climate developments in context and remind you that nothing in the atmosphere happens in a vacuum.

Tony Wood has been writing about the atmosphere for The Inquirer for 26 years.

Reach Tony at twood@phillynews.com.

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