Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
859 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 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              84   03/25/1929
 LOW               -5   03/06/2015
HIGHEST            69                        MM       67  03/11
LOWEST             -5R                       MM        5  03/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     46.1              49.2    -3.1     45.4
AVG. MINIMUM     25.5              30.0    -4.5     23.5
MEAN             35.8              39.6    -3.8     34.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               2.6     0.4        5
DAYS MIN <= 32     22              18.4     3.6       25
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               0.0     1.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.10   1967
 MINIMUM         0.37   1910
TOTALS           4.01              2.95    1.06
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.10    0.03     0.06
DAYS >= .01        13              14.0    -1.0        9
DAYS >= .10        10               7.6     2.4        4
DAYS >= .50         5               1.6     3.4        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.72   03/03 TO 03/03           03/29 TO 03/29
                                                          03/29 TO 03/29
                                                          03/29 TO 03/29

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           34.1   1993
 24 HR TOTAL     23.6   MM
TOTALS            9.0               7.6     1.4      4.9
SINCE 7/1        47.2              40.4     6.8     63.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE      12
DAYS >= 1.0         3               2.3     0.7        1
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      3.7   MM                           2.4

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     898               788     110      940
 SINCE 7/1       5566              5045     521     5471
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 1      -1        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/340    DATE  03/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/260    DATE  03/29

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       2
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               11     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                     16

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

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