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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
923 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015

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...THE PROVIDENCE RI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1904 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              90   03/29/1945
 LOW                1   03/19/1967
                        03/04/1950
                        03/06/1948
HIGHEST            58   03/26
LOWEST              6   03/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     41.6              47.8    -6.2
AVG. MINIMUM     23.8              30.0    -6.2
MEAN             32.7              38.9    -6.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               1.2     1.8
DAYS MIN <= 32     27              18.1     8.9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        16.34   2010
 MINIMUM         0.07   1915
TOTALS           4.40              5.01   -0.61
DAYS >= .01        14              11.9     2.1
DAYS >= .10        11               7.7     3.3
DAYS >= .50         3               3.0     0.0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.3    -0.3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.09   03/14 TO 03/14

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           31.6   1956
 SNOW DEPTH        20   03/06/2015
TOTALS           16.3               5.5    10.8
SINCE 7/1        76.2              33.2    43.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      6
DAYS >= 1.0         5               1.6     3.4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        20R  03/06
 24 HR TOTAL      6.3   03/05 TO 03/05

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     992               809     183
 SINCE 7/1       5354              4871     483
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.9
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   5/289
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/300    DATE  03/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/290    DATE  03/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             16
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               11     SLEET                      2
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      5

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

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