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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
240 PM EDT SAT APR 1 2017

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...THE WORCESTER MA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              84   3/31/1998
 LOW               -6   3/4/1950
HIGHEST            59   03/01
LOWEST              4   03/12
                        03/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     37.7              42.9    -5.2
AVG. MINIMUM     21.9              26.5    -4.6
MEAN             29.8              34.7    -4.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      9               4.1     4.9
DAYS MIN <= 32     27              22.8     4.2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.13   1936
 MINIMUM         0.04   1915
TOTALS           4.01              4.21   -0.20
DAYS >= .01        10              12.9    -2.9
DAYS >= .10         5               7.3    -2.3
DAYS >= .50         3               2.7     0.3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.1    -0.1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.54   03/14 TO 03/14

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           44.1   1993
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS           17.6              11.4     6.2
SINCE 7/1        75.4              61.3    14.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        MM
 24 HR TOTAL     14.4   03/14 TO 03/14

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1080               939     141
 SINCE 7/1       5357              5776    -419
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.8
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   8/292
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/280    DATE  03/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/270    DATE  03/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     55

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               11     SLEET                      1
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      8
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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