Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS
325 PM CDT FRI APR 3 2015

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...THE NEW ORLEANS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1946 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              89   03/18/1982
 LOW               25   03/03/1980
                        03/02/1980
HIGHEST            86   03/17                         79  03/16
LOWEST             31   03/06                         35  03/04
                                                          03/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     74.9              71.8     3.1     68.1
AVG. MINIMUM     57.9              53.5     4.4     50.6
MEAN             66.4              62.6     3.8     59.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1               0.2     0.8        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM
 MINIMUM
TOTALS           6.36              4.55    1.81     5.25
DAILY AVG.       0.21              0.15    0.06     0.17
DAYS >= .01        14               8.3     5.7        9
DAYS >= .10         9               5.4     3.6        7
DAYS >= .50         4               2.7     1.3        2
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.8     0.2        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.27   03/10 TO 03/10           03/28 TO 03/28

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL
 24 HR TOTAL
 SNOW DEPTH
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0                 T     0.0        T
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0                                  0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0


DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      70               136     -66      187
 SINCE 7/1       1274              1245      29     1540
COOLING TOTAL     124                63      61       21
 SINCE 1/1        142               100      42       45
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/010    DATE  03/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/020    DATE  03/05

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      23     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                     13

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

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