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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1940 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            73                                 69  03/24
LOWEST             30                                 32  03/22
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.8              56.7     6.1     58.0
AVG. MINIMUM     42.0              39.6     2.4     40.2
MEAN             52.4              48.2     4.2     49.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      4               2.1     1.9        1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.89   2012
 MINIMUM         1.10   1965
TOTALS           4.71              3.68    1.03     7.52
DAYS >= .01        12              17.6    -5.6       21
DAYS >= .10         8              10.7    -2.7       15
DAYS >= .50         3               1.7     1.3        5
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.2     1.8        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.44   03/14 TO 03/14

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     382               522    -140      484
 SINCE 7/1       2854              3580    -726     3782
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.8
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/171
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/190    DATE  03/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/190    DATE  03/15

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      0

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

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