Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1018 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

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...THE ALBUQUERQUE  NM CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1891 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              85   03/26/1971
 LOW                8   03/11/1948
HIGHEST            81   03/28        76       5       75  03/17
LOWEST             23   03/05        21       2       27  03/20
AVG. MAXIMUM     66.3              60.5     5.8     62.8
AVG. MINIMUM     39.7              35.7     4.0     36.2
MEAN             53.0              48.1     4.9     49.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      4               8.3    -4.3        6
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.34   1998
 MINIMUM            T   2011
                        2008
                        2002
TOTALS           0.11              0.57   -0.46     0.22
DAILY AVG.       0.00              0.02   -0.02     0.01
DAYS >= .01         1               4.9    -3.9        4
DAYS >= .10         1               1.6    -0.6        1
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.11   03/18 TO 03/18              0.14

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           13.9   1973
TOTALS            0.0               1.1    -1.1        T
SINCE 7/1        15.2               9.0     6.2      6.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   03/31 TO 03/31                 T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     364               524    -160      470
 SINCE 7/1       3285              3827    -542     3613
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/110    DATE  03/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/190    DATE  03/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     40

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

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

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THE AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE AT THE ABQ SUNPORT IN MARCH 2015 WAS 66.3 DEGREES.
THE AVERAGE MINUMUM TEMPERATURE WAS 39.7 DEGREES.

THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 81 DEGREES RECORDED ON THE 28TH. THE
LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS 23 DEGRRES ON THE 5TH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR MARCH 2015 WAS 0.11 INCHES WHICH WAS 0.46 INCHES BELOW
NORMAL.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED WAS 7.6 MILES PER HOUR. THE PEAK WIND GUSTS FOR MARCH WAS
46 MILES PER HOUR FROM THE SOUTH WHICH OCCURED ON THE 2ND.




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