Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
806 AM PDT SAT APR 1 2017

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...THE PORTLAND OR CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1940 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            61                                 75  03/31
LOWEST             32                                 33  03/17
AVG. MAXIMUM     54.2              56.7    -2.5     57.6
AVG. MINIMUM     41.1              39.6     1.5     43.0
MEAN             47.7              48.2    -0.5     50.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1               2.1    -1.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.89   2012
 MINIMUM         1.10   1965
TOTALS           7.26              3.68    3.58     4.73
DAYS >= .01        23              17.6     5.4       23
DAYS >= .10        18              10.7     7.3       15
DAYS >= .50         6               1.7     4.3        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.77   03/24 TO 03/24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS              T
SINCE 7/1        11.2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     530               522       8      449
 SINCE 7/1       3735              3580     155     3052
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.9
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   4/163
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/200    DATE  03/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/210    DATE  03/15

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            0
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         21

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                      11
LIGHT RAIN               25     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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