Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
744 AM PDT WED APR 1 2015

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...THE SALEM OR CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            72                                 70  03/24
LOWEST             26                                 30  03/22
                                                          03/20
                                                          03/11
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.7              56.5     6.2     58.9
AVG. MINIMUM     40.2              37.2     3.0     39.3
MEAN             51.5              46.9     4.6     49.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      4               6.4    -2.4        5
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.13   1894
 MINIMUM         0.59   1911
TOTALS           4.24              3.99    0.25     7.32
DAYS >= .01        15              17.0    -2.0       18
DAYS >= .10         6              10.9    -4.9       14
DAYS >= .50         3               2.4     0.6        6
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.4     0.6        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.30   03/14 TO 03/14

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     412               563    -151      486
 SINCE 7/1       2882              3803    -921     3772
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.6
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/179
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/180    DATE  03/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/170    DATE  03/15

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      3

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

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