Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND TX
834 AM CDT FRI APR 1 2016

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...THE MIDLAND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1930 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              97   03/31/1946
 LOW                9   03/02/1980
HIGHEST            89   03/22        71      18       91  03/29
LOWEST             29   03/20        41     -12       24  03/06
                                                          03/05
                                                          03/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     75.9              70.2     5.7     67.7
AVG. MINIMUM     45.6              41.0     4.6     41.8
MEAN             60.7              55.6     5.1     54.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.4    -0.4        1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      2               4.7    -2.7        6
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.86   1970
 MINIMUM         0.00   1946
TOTALS           0.34              0.60   -0.26     1.65
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.02   -0.01     0.05
DAYS >= .01         2               3.6    -1.6        6
DAYS >= .10         1               1.5    -0.5        4
DAYS >= .50         0               0.4    -0.4        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.33   03/09 TO 03/09              0.66

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            5.9   1970
                        2003
                        2002
TOTALS            0.0               0.2    -0.2        T
SINCE 7/1         8.0               4.7     3.3      3.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            -1  03/01
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   03/31 TO 03/31                 T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     161               307    -146      338
 SINCE 7/1       1991              2544    -553     2488
COOLING TOTAL      35                16      19       26
 SINCE 1/1         50                18      32       27
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/300    DATE  03/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/300    DATE  03/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.10
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           28
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              2
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     46

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

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

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