Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
1128 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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...THE MERIDIAN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1889 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              93   03/24/1929
 LOW               15   03/03/1980
                        03/03/1943
HIGHEST            84   03/16        84       0       80  03/31
LOWEST             21   03/06        27      -6       28  03/26
                                                          03/04
                                                          03/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     69.8              69.0     0.8     66.9
AVG. MINIMUM     47.7              42.3     5.4     40.3
MEAN             58.8              55.6     3.2     53.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      4               4.7    -0.7        5
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        16.47   1976
 MINIMUM         0.52   2007
TOTALS           4.91              5.42   -0.51     5.74
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.17   -0.01     0.19
DAYS >= .01        15               9.4     5.6       11
DAYS >= .10        10               6.7     3.3        9
DAYS >= .50         5               3.5     1.5        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.9    -0.9        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.39   03/09 TO 03/09              2.75

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            5.7   1993
TOTALS              T               0.2    -0.2      0.0
SINCE 7/1           T               0.5    -0.5      2.5
DAYS >= TRACE       1
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        T   03/05 TO 03/05

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     210               307     -97      349
 SINCE 7/1       2451              2404      47     2725
COOLING TOTAL      27                17      10        2
 SINCE 1/1         27                24       3        9
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    23/180    DATE  03/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/030    DATE  03/19

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               20     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      25     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      1

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

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