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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO, TX
1213 PM CDT FRI APR 1 2016

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...THE SAN ANTONIO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1886 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            90   03/14                         83  03/29
                                                          03/28
LOWEST             36   03/21                         31  03/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     76.1              73.5     2.6     70.3
AVG. MINIMUM     55.6              50.8     4.8     51.6
MEAN             65.9              62.2     3.7     61.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      1                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                                  1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           3.56              2.31    1.25     2.97
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.07    0.04     0.10
DAYS >= .01         9                                 12
DAYS >= .10         5                                  6
DAYS >= .50         2                                  2
DAYS >= 1.00        1                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.98   03/09 TO 03/09

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.7    -0.7        T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      70               154     -84      172
 SINCE 7/1       1019              1455    -436     1487
COOLING TOTAL     105                65      40       56
 SINCE 1/1        134                91      43       69
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/330    DATE  03/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/340    DATE  03/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               15     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      5
HAZE                      6

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

&&

MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY:
MARCH 2016 WAS THE 27TH WARMEST AND 13TH WETTEST
MARCH SINCE RECORD KEEPING BEGAN.

SEA LEVEL PRESSURE DATA:
HIGHEST SLP 30.44 INCHES ON THE 21ST
LOWEST  SLP 29.53 INCHES ON THE 8TH

PRELIMINARY LOCAL CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA (WS FORM: F-6)

                                          STATION:   SAN ANTONIO
                                          MONTH:     MARCH
                                          YEAR:      2016
                                          LATITUDE:   29 31 N
                                          LONGITUDE:  98 28 W

  TEMPERATURE IN F:       :PCPN:    SNOW:  WIND      :SUNSHINE: SKY     :PK WND
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1   2   3   4   5  6A  6B    7    8   9   10  11  12  13   14  15   16   17  18
                                     12Z  AVG MX 2MIN
DY MAX MIN AVG DEP HDD CDD  WTR  SNW DPTH SPD SPD DIR MIN PSBL S-S WX    SPD DR
================================================================================

 1  86  60  73  14   0   8 0.00  0.0    0 10.5 26  10   M    M   6        33 360
 2  77  51  64   5   1   0 0.00  0.0    0  9.0 18 140   M    M   5        23 170
 3  84  62  73  14   0   8    T  0.0    0 10.3 22 360   M    M   5 18     29 360
 4  75  46  61   2   4   0 0.00  0.0    0  6.8 18 150   M    M   3        22 160
 5  75  57  66   6   0   1 0.00  0.0    0  8.8 18 150   M    M   8 1      23 150
 6  76  59  68   8   0   3 0.00  0.0    0 13.9 24 140   M    M   9 1      29 140
 7  76  65  71  11   0   6 0.03  0.0    0 16.1 26 150   M    M  10 1      35 130
 8  82  69  76  16   0  11 0.06  0.0    0 13.2 25 150   M    M   8 138    33 140
 9  70  59  65   5   0   0 1.98  0.0    0  9.9 31 310   M    M  10 13     37 320
10  65  59  62   1   3   0 0.51  0.0    0 11.6 22  10   M    M  10 1      30  20
11  72  56  64   3   1   0 0.41  0.0    0  7.6 18 160   M    M   9 1      22 170
12  72  52  62   1   3   0    T  0.0    0  5.6 14 200   M    M   4        19 220
13  84  55  70   8   0   5 0.00  0.0    0  8.2 25 260   M    M   3 128    33 290
14  90  49  70   8   0   5 0.00  0.0    0  8.1 20 180   M    M   2        23 190
15  87  63  75  13   0  10 0.00  0.0    0  4.9 14  20   M    M   6 18     19  40
16  80  64  72  10   0   7    T  0.0    0  9.1 18 140   M    M   8        22 140
17  80  67  74  12   0   9    T  0.0    0  5.9 12 150   M    M   7 18     13 150
18  82  58  70   7   0   5 0.06  0.0    0  7.7 30 340   M    M   9 13     37 340
19  63  48  56  -7   9   0    T  0.0    0 15.4 28 360   M    M   5 3      38  10
20  65  40  53 -10  12   0 0.00  0.0    0  8.8 18  10   M    M   0        25 340
21  65  36  51 -12  14   0 0.00  0.0    0  7.3 17 190   M    M   0        22 160
22  77  46  62  -2   3   0 0.00  0.0    0 14.4 25 140   M    M   2        32 160
23  81  65  73   9   0   8 0.00  0.0    0 13.8 21 120   M    M   8 1      27 170
24  71  50  61  -3   4   0 0.37  0.0    0 11.2 32 330   M    M   3 13     44 340
25  71  42  57  -7   8   0 0.00  0.0    0  7.6 17 170   M    M   1        22 140
26  73  49  61  -3   4   0 0.00  0.0    0  4.2 14 150   M    M   7        18 150
27  74  57  66   1   0   1    T  0.0    0  9.4 28 330   M    M   5 12     33 330
28  73  50  62  -3   3   0 0.00  0.0    0  7.9 16  70   M    M   4        21  60
29  70  57  64  -1   1   0 0.02  0.0    0 10.4 18 130   M    M   9 12     23 130
30  76  68  72   7   0   7 0.12  0.0    0  9.0 17 150   M    M   7 12     22 140
31  86  66  76  10   0  11 0.00  0.0    0  7.5 17 340   M    M   4 128    23  40
================================================================================
SM 2358 1725        70 105  3.56     0.0 294.1          M      177
================================================================================
AV 76.1 55.6                               9.5 FASTST   M    M   6    MAX(MPH)
                                 MISC ---->  # 32 330               # 44  340
================================================================================

NOTES:
# LAST OF SEVERAL OCCURRENCES

COLUMN 17 PEAK WIND IN M.P.H.

SYMBOLS USED IN COLUMN 16
1 = FOG OR MIST
2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
3 = THUNDER
4 = ICE PELLETS
5 = HAIL
6 = FREEZING RAIN OR DRIZZLE
7 = DUSTSTORM OR SANDSTORM:
8 = SMOKE OR HAZE
9 = BLOWING SNOW
X = TORNADO

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