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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
126 PM CDT SAT APR 1 2017

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...THE MERIDIAN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1889 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              93   03/24/1929
 LOW               15   03/03/1980
                        03/03/1943
HIGHEST            89   03/21        84       5       85  03/15
LOWEST             31   03/16        27       4       31  03/21
AVG. MAXIMUM     73.1              69.0     4.1     72.2
AVG. MINIMUM     48.9              42.3     6.6     47.8
MEAN             61.0              55.6     5.4     60.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      4               4.7    -0.7        2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        16.47   1976
 MINIMUM         0.52   2007
TOTALS           5.77              5.42    0.35    12.38
DAILY AVG.       0.19              0.17    0.02     0.40
DAYS >= .01        11               9.4     1.6       11
DAYS >= .10        10               6.7     3.3        9
DAYS >= .50         5               3.5     1.5        6
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.9     0.1        4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.47   03/07 TO 03/07              5.70

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            5.7   1993
TOTALS            0.0               0.2    -0.2      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.8               0.5     0.3        T
DAYS >= TRACE       0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   03/31 TO 03/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     190               307    -117      182
 SINCE 7/1       1318              2404   -1086     1744
COOLING TOTAL      74                17      57       32
 SINCE 1/1        120                24      96       37
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/130    DATE  03/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/140    DATE  03/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              7     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                9     RAIN                      10
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
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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