Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
0520 AM PDT WED APR 5 2017

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...THE EUREKA CA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1886 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              78   03/27/1930
                        03/19/1914
 LOW               30   03/07/2012
                        03/10/2009
                        12/12/1932
HIGHEST            63   03/21                MM
LOWEST             33   03/01                MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     56.9                       0.2
AVG. MINIMUM     44.9                       2.3
MEAN             50.9                       1.2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        19.05   1904
 MINIMUM         0.07   1916
TOTALS           7.97              5.30    2.67
DAYS >= .01        21              16.2     4.8       20
DAYS >= .10        17              11.3     5.7       15
DAYS >= .50         6               3.9     2.1        6
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.9     0.1        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.16   03/18 TO 03/18

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
 LIQUID 7/1        MM                        MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     430               476     -46      391
 SINCE 7/1       3319              3398     -79     2801
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    24/MM     DATE  03/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/MM     DATE  03/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            3
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         24


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     HEAVY RAIN                 0
RAIN                      4     LIGHT RAIN                21
HAIL                      1     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
HAZE                      3

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

&&

TOTAL RAINFALL...............  7.97 DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL.....+ 2.67
TOTAL SINCE JANUARY 1ST...... 29.58 DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL.....+12.15
TOTAL SINCE OCT 1ST.......... 55.35 DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL.....+21.95

HIGHEST SLP......... 30.46 ON  1 LOWEST SLP........29.69 ON  5

...REMARKS...ABOVE NORMAL RAINFALL CONTINUED FOR THE 3RD MONTH IN A
ROW. NEARLY 8 INCHES OF FELL WHICH WAS 150% OF NORMAL THE MONTHLY
NORMAL. THIS MADE IT THE 17TH WETTEST MONTH SINCE 1887. MEASURABLE
RAIN FELL ON 21 DAYS THIS MONTH WHICH WAS NEARLY 5 MORE DAYS THAN
NORMAL. HIGH TEMPERATURES WERE NEARLY NORMAL FOR THE MONTH AND LOW
TEMPERATURES WERE A COUPLE DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL DUE TO THE INCREASED
CLOUD COVER KEEPING THE TEMPERATURES ELEVATED AT NIGHT. NO RECORDS
WERE SET FOR THE MONTH. ONE OF THE STRONGEST STORMS CAME ON THE 24TH
AND 25TH. WINDS GUSTS TO 46 MPH AND OVER AN INCH OF RAIN FELL.

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